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The Biden administration is taking additional steps to address the crisis of missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives in hopes of putting the focus back on survivors, families and tribal nations.
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NAFOA is committed to uplifting our community and Indian Country.
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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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See you next week for NAFOA’s Virtual 39th Annual Conference!
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President Biden’s American Jobs Plan invests tens of billions of dollars directly in tribal communities across the country, according to the White House.
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The National Congress of American Indians is expected to announce a new chief executive officer, its third in three years.
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The countdown to #NAFOA2021 is on! Are you registered?
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Helping tribes stay informed and make the most of opportunities.
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Strength of heart is courage. Courage means doing the right thing, even when you are afraid.
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NAFOA supports tribal leaders, Native professionals, and Native youth.
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Secretary Deb Haaland is making history in more ways than one, as the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior and the first Native person to serve in a presidential cabinet.
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NAFOA stays on top of the news so you always start your week informed and ready.
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A year ago, our community turned virtual — but we’re still standing strong.
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The country’s oldest Native student newspaper is again fighting to protect its press freedom.
“Those arrests aren’t surprising but it’s very sad when what you’ve been warning about for years actually comes to light,” said Sheila Lamb of the Minnesota Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s Task Force.
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Amid concerns about COVID-19 and public safety, leaders of the Navajo Nation are establishing a permanent home in Washington, D.C., to advocate for their tribe’s needs.
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The observance of “We Heart Our Cherokee Health Heroes” is both a symbolic and tangible appreciation reflecting our deepest respect and enduring support.
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A Republican amendment in support of the Keystone XL Pipeline narrowly passed the U.S. Senate before being removed by Democratic leadership.
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The NAFOA newsletter has something for everyone – from Native students to Tribal Leaders.
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A citizen of the Winnebago Tribe will be leading the Indian Country legal team at the Department of the Interior and is among a growing number of Native women in the Biden administration.
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Shake off the Zoom fatigue and tune in to important updates!
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Get more involved in our NAFOA community!
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It’s a short week with a lot of important news for Indian Country.
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In a historic first, Deb Haaland, one of the first two Native women to serve in the U.S. Congress, has been tapped to serve in the incoming Joe Biden administration.
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I believe in the vaccine and the science behind it. I am 100 percent confident that it is safe and will be successful at containing the virus.
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Roland Begay, a health care professional on the Navajo Nation, was the first person to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on the largest reservation in the United States.
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Indian Country is receiving a new COVID-19 vaccine but the vast majority of tribal citizens will have to wait before they can be protected from a disease that continues to ravage their communities.
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The Indian Health Service is planning to distribute over 68,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Indian Country.
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For the fifth year, a Navajo Nation program is helping reservation residents stay warm through by distributing coal for free.
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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.
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Indian Country still has time to claim a $1,200 stimulus payment from the federal government. The deadline to apply is November 21.
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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.
Mine cleanup will put Hopi and Navajo citizens back to work, addressing employment and environmental issues at the same time.
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Rikki Tanenbaum has worked for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians since 2018.
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“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.
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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.
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The Chickasaw Nation is moving forward with two gaming projects in Oklahoma.
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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.