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Two tribal citizens are joining the Indian Affairs team at the Department of the Interior.
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To grow the economy across the Cherokee Nation Reservation, we must be forward thinking, collaborative and willing to work across borders.
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As a tribe, we are building programs and making strategic investments that will benefit Cherokee citizens, families, communities and neighbors for generations to come.
Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association
Tribal casino revenues took a major hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to figures released by the National Indian Gaming Commission.
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The COVID-19 pandemic impacted fiscal year 2020 gross gaming revenues for tribes across the nation.
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Navajo and Hopi leaders addressed the need to move away from economic dependence on coal, but specific proposals on how to get there remain elusive.
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A report by American Express found Native women make up just 1.4 percent of all women-owned businesses.
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Native tourism destinations are among the popular places attracting sightseers and tribes, cultural centers, businesses and artists have all felt the economic hit from the pandemic.
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Native people typically face higher unemployment conditions than the population as a whole.
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Some talented young people are making marks in the Native business world.
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Albuquerque Indian School
Officials in New Mexico’s largest city plan to work with tribal and Native leaders following the disappearance of a plaque commemorating the burials of Indian boarding school students.
House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Legislative Hearing
The Shoshone-Paiute Tribes are asking Congress to make some technical changes to their water rights settlement.
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Boasting one of the highest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the United States, the Blackfeet Nation is back open for business.
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Yes, it’s Tuesday. NAFOA started off the week in observance of Juneteenth.
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After hitting a 40-year low in the pandemic year of 2020, national park visitors – and their dollars – are steadily returning.
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The founders and publishers of Native Business Magazine will offer advice for budding businesses, whether it’s a roadside food stand or a financial consulting firm.
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Oklahoma’s first Native-owned brewing company, inspired by the recipes of the owner’s father, will open an independent location this summer.
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Native America Calling will get an update on the marijuana industry as tribal economic development.
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The Lumbee Tribe is once again asking Congress for full federal recognition.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking another look at the ways in which COVID-19 has impacted Native communities.
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Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland is moving quickly to roll back negative policies as the Biden administration seeks to restore the nation-to-nation relationship with tribes and uphold the federal government’s trust and treaty obligations.
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“Rebuilding and consolidating Tribal homelands supports not only Native cultures, languages, and communities, but also Tribal businesses that help make economies for both Tribes and surrounding communities thrive,” said Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), chair of Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
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“Tribal communities around the country just want the same transparency and legal equity many of us so often take for granted, and today’s steps are a big part of granting those reasonable requests,” said Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Arizona), chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources.
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“At Interior, we have an obligation to work with Tribes to protect their lands and ensure that each Tribe has a homeland where its citizens can live together and lead safe and fulfilling lives,” said Secretary Deb Haaland.
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Indian Country infrastructure needs, for everything from water to housing to broadband, are a high priority of the Biden administration’s $2.2 trillion American Jobs Plan.
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“We can’t talk about jobs and infrastructure without acknowledging that many of America’s original residents are living without clean water,” Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg told tribal leaders during a meeting about the American Jobs Plan.
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The Biden administration is relaunching the White House Council on Native American Affairs as it seeks to strengthen the federal government’s relationship with tribal nations.
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The pandemic has taken a toll on one of Native America’s leading economic development sources.
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Tribes ceded over 500 million acres of land to make this Country great and obligated the federal government to provide “health, education and social welfare” into perpetuity.
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The latest feather in the cap of a thriving tribal corporation is an eclectic collection of historic buildings in one of the largest cities in the region.
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A year ago, our community turned virtual — but we’re still standing strong.
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Deb Haaland, a citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna, has been nominated to serve as Secretary of the Interior in President Joe Biden’s administration.
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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) discusses economic development in Indian Country and self-governance for tribal nations in a video message to the Native American Contractors Association.
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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is inching closer to making history as the first Native person to serve in a modern-day presidential cabinet.