Chris James and Derrick Watchman: Economic development in Indian Country (November 23, 2020)In 2020, we are grateful for the contributions of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians make to our country – from business to politics and everything in between.
Native Sun News Today: Deadline extended for COVID-19 stimulus (November 16, 2020)Indian Country still has time to claim a $1,200 stimulus payment from the federal government. The deadline to apply is November 21.
Gun Lake Tribe casino distributes $611,000 in employee incentives (November 9, 2020)Gun Lake Casino distributed over $611,000 in quarterly incentives to team members in November 2020, a token of gratitude for the essential role each employee has played.
Native Sun News Today: Reservation coal workers still out of jobs (November 9, 2020)Mine cleanup will put Hopi and Navajo citizens back to work, addressing employment and environmental issues at the same time.
Native Sun News Today: Tribes take steps to bridge digital divide (October 29, 2020)“We’ll see in the coming years how this is going to change our communities,” said Ernest Weston Jr. of the Oglala Sioux Tribe Planning Office.
Rep. Tom Cole: Moving forward from 2020 (October 22, 2020)Looking back on the unprecedented events, hardships, challenges and losses we’ve navigated this year, certainly everyone would agree that 2020 has been a roller coaster experience none of us asked for or wanted.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin: Rebuilding America’s economy (October 6, 2020)By helping small businesses through tough times with forgivable loans, offering tax credits in Opportunity Zones to lift up distressed communities, and investing in our infrastructure, we can get America back to work and rebuild our economy.
Rep. Tom Cole: Americans need more COVID-19 relief (October 6, 2020)Although there is broad bipartisan agreement in Congress that additional coronavirus relief is needed, I regret that the status of delivering relief hasn’t changed a lot.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (October 5, 2020)Welcome to #NAFOAFall2020 Conference Week (and other important policy updates for Indian Country).
Tim Giago: Rapid City Mayor refers to Natives as “Those People” (October 5, 2020)Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender is living in a house situated on Sioux lands and his house will continue to be located on Sioux lands until a just settlement is enacted.
Tim Giago: What political party did most Native Americans choose and why? (September 28, 2020)The Democratic Party gained many new members in Indian Country because of the man they called FDR.
Montana Free Press: Popular national park deals with COVID-19 challenges (September 21, 2020)While visitation is down, Glacier National Park faced unprecedented gridlock after the Blackfeet Nation closed the park’s eastern boundary. Officials say the season offers lessons for the future.
Indian bills on House schedule for week of September 21, 2020 (September 20, 2020)It’s a busy week for Indian Country’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.
‘All out war’: Republican lawmaker slams National Congress of American Indians (September 18, 2020)A powerful Republican lawmaker is accusing the National Congress of American Indians of engaging in “divisiveness” in connection with a bitter dispute over billions of dollars in COVID-19 relief.
Navajo Nation debuts travel plaza at gaming facility (September 15, 2020)The 9,000 square-foot Navajo Blue Travel Plaza is located along a busy interstate in Arizona.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation invests CARES Act money in community (September 14, 2020)Our sovereign government is making investments that will address immediate health, safety and economic needs during this crisis.
Cronkite News: Trump administration faulted for lack of consultation (September 14, 2020)The Bureau of Indian Education failed to send a witness to a hearing on reopening Indian schools in the age of COVID-19.
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