Defense spending bill again a topic of hot interest in Indian Country (December 6, 2022)All eyes are on Capitol Hill as tribal leaders — and the rest of the nation — await the arrival of a highly-anticipated defense spending bill.
VIDEO: White House Tribal Nations Summit Day 1 (November 30, 2022)The Department of the Interior hosts the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 30, 2022.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (November 14, 2022)Want more NAFOA? Follow us on social media for more live updates @nafoaorg.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules business meeting and hearing (November 14, 2022)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work after a lengthy absence.
Underscore.News: Young Native runner honors family legacy (November 3, 2022)Ku Stevens’ great-grandfather escaped an Indian boarding school by running 50 miles through the desert to get home. Decades later, Ku runs to honor that legacy.
PolitiFact: Republican candidate tells tall tale about tribal governments (October 26, 2022)Republican Arizona Corporation Commission candidate Nick Myers claims financial assistance to tribal nations is “foreign aid.” PolitiFact checks the facts.
White House announces 2022 Tribal Nations Summit (October 26, 2022)The 2022 White House Tribal Nations Summit will be hosted at the Department of the Interior on November 30 and December 1.
Native America Calling: Federal program to expand Native food hubs (October 12, 2022)A new Department of the Interior pilot program aims to place Native food hubs at locations around the country.
Secretary Deb Haaland provides update from Department of the Interior (September 27, 2022)Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland provides an update at the 39th Annual National Tribal Health Conference.
Native America Calling: Sharing management of sacred and important lands (September 26, 2022)The Biden administration says it wants to work with tribes to co-manage federal land that is also sacred or culturally important.
Biden administration hosts listening sessions on U.S. Supreme Court decision (September 15, 2022)The Biden administration is hosting two listening sessions to hear from tribes about a controversial U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Cronkite News: Indian boarding schools confront genocidal legacy (August 30, 2022)Few dispute that Indian boarding schools led to more than a century of abuse, systematically seizing Indigenous land, separating children from their families, destroying communities and working to erase tribal languages, religions, cultures and economies.
Chinook Nation rallies in support of federal recognition (August 29, 2022)The Chinook Nation is supporting its push for federal recognition with the #ChinookJustice campaign.
Native leaders join national panel to address derogatory place names (August 16, 2022)The Advisory Committee on Reconciliation in Place Names will address racist and derogatory terms across the country.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (August 15, 2022)NAFOA stays on top of the news so you always start your week informed and ready.
White House releases fact sheet on internet in tribal communities (August 11, 2022)The Biden administration is working to improve high-speed internet in American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities.
Fort Belknap landowners see another round of Cobell buy-back offers (August 1, 2022)Landowners from the Fort Belknap Indian Community have until August 12 to accept offers from the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
Secretary Haaland: Native voters poised to make a difference (July 22, 2022)Participating in governing is a time honored and sacred tradition in our Indigenous communities.
Secretary Haaland returns to work after suffering injury (July 18, 2022)Secretary Deb Haaland is returning to work after suffering a break in her left fibula during a hike in a national park.
Biden administration backs Indian boarding school bill (June 27, 2022)The Biden administration is fully supporting a bipartisan bill to study the Indian boarding school era, Secretary Deb Haaland said at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Tom Wooten: Samish Nation faces termination era threats (June 15, 2022)The Samish Indian Nation has historically suffered significant obstacles in our path to self-determination, due to agency mistakes, inaction, delay and decades of litigation.
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