Cronkite News: Tribes struggle with public safety hires (May 24, 2022)Tribal police departments across the country find it difficult to recruit and retain law enforcement personnel.
Federal investigation sought into ban of Native people at hotel (March 30, 2022)The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is calling on the Department of Justice to investigate a business that has banned Native patrons.
Tribes see progress with Violence Against Women Act and more funding (March 14, 2022)A long-overdue update to the Violence Against Women Act is finally becoming law to protect more women, children and elders in tribal communities.
Supreme Court hears cases with high stakes for Indian Country (February 21, 2022)Amid a high-stakes political battle, the nation’s highest court is gearing up for some major decisions that will affect Indian Country for generations to come.
Attorney General Merrick Garland #NCAIECWS2022 (February 15, 2022)Attorney General Merrick Garland addresses the National Congress of American Indians on February 14, 2022.
National Congress of American Indians hosts winter meeting (February 14, 2022)The National Congress of American Indians will be hearing from top Biden administration officials and key members of Congress at its winter meeting.
Biden administration won’t appeal victory in treaty rights case (December 20, 2021)The Biden administration won’t be appealing a treaty rights victory secured by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, attorneys involved in the closely-watched case said.
Great Plains Tribes: Indian health care is a treaty right (December 20, 2021)With all due respect, we call upon the Biden administration to honor the U.S. Court of Appeals decision in Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States.
Indian Country continues push to strengthen Violence Against Women Act (December 8, 2021)Indian Country is making another push to restore tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians who commit violence in their communities.
Cronkite News: Supreme Court takes up contentious abortion rights case (December 2, 2021)Protesters rallied outside the Supreme Court as the justices considered a strict Mississippi law that could lead to the reversal of longstanding abortion rights precedents.
President Biden signs executive order addressing violence against Native people (November 15, 2021)“Generations of Native Americans have experienced violence or mourned a missing or murdered family member or loved one, and the lasting impacts of such tragedies are felt throughout the country,” President Joe Biden says.
White House Tribal Nations Summit – Day One – November 15, 2021 (November 15, 2021)The Joe Biden administration opens the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 15, 2021.
Attorney General Merrick Garland addresses White House Tribal Nations Summit (November 15, 2021)“We are committed to working together to make tribal communities safer. We are committed to honoring and strengthening our nation-to-nation relationship,” the leader of the Department of Justice said.
‘It’s who we are’: Apache people take fight for sacred site to federal court (October 20, 2021)The Biden administration is facing a major test of its commitment to sacred sites as citizens of the San Carlos Apache Tribe head to court to protect one of their most important places.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States (August 26, 2021)The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals hears oral arguments in Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States, a treaty rights case, on March 18, 2021.
Yakama Nation celebrates ‘resounding victory’ for treaty lands (June 16, 2021)The Yakama Nation is celebrating after a federal appeals court confirmed that the tribe has been right all along about its treaty lands.
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