Native America Calling: Monitoring damaging oil spills (October 14, 2021)California officials are still tallying the damage from an underwater oil pipeline rupture that leaked nearly 150,000 gallons of oil along a sensitive coastal area.
Indian Country Today: Opponents of Line 3 look to United Nations for support (September 8, 2021)The United States faces an October deadline to respond to concerns about human rights abuses of Native people who are resisting the Line 3 pipeline on Ojibwe treaty territory.
House Committee on Natural Resources markup on budget reconciliation (September 2, 2021)The House Committee on Natural Resource is meeting to consider billions of dollars of investments in Indian Country.
Ernest Oppegaard-Peltier #StopLine3 #DC #JoeBiden (August 23, 2021)Ernest Oppegaard-Peltier, a citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, addresses a Stop Line 3 rally at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Gina Peltier #StopLine3 #DC #JoeBiden (August 23, 2021)Gina Peltier, a citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, addresses a Stop Line 3 rally at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Jean-Luc Pierite #StopLine3 #DC #JoeBiden (August 23, 2021)Jean-Luc Pierite, a citizen of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe, addresses a Stop Line 3 rally at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Native America Calling: Minnesota protectors lay it on the Line 3 (August 23, 2021)Opponents of the Line 3 oil pipeline across Minnesota continue to work to halt construction.
Cronkite News: Hearing tackles legacy of coal mining on tribal lands (August 11, 2021)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.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (August 2, 2021)NAFOA puts tribes first.
Morongo Band makes history with green energy project (July 19, 2021)The Morongo Band of Mission Indians has become the first tribe in the nation to become a participating transmission owner as part of a new project that will help California meet its green energy goals.
Cronkite News: Deb Haaland takes helm at Department of the Interior (March 19, 2021)“The confirmation of Deb Haaland is amazing,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) said after the historic vote in favor of the Pueblo trailblazer.
Bill recognizes tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders (March 9, 2021)Democrats are moving quickly to update the Violence Against Women Act with added protections for women in tribal communities.
Recap: #DebForInterior confirmation hearing (February 24, 2021)It was a historic day for Indian Country as Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) finally got her confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior.
Indigenously: Deb Haaland set for historic confirmation hearing (February 22, 2021)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.
Deb Haaland finally lands confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior (February 17, 2021)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.
Native America Calling: Courts back Line 3 pipeline construction despite risks (February 16, 2021)Two recent court decisions denied efforts by tribes and environmental groups to halt the controversial Line 3 Replacement Project in Minnesota.
Day 1 of the Joe Biden administration: Actions affecting Indian Country (January 20, 2021)From re-examining the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument to helping tribal nations restore their homelands, the Joe Biden administration will hit the ground running.
Cronkite News: Indian Country prepares for new era with Joe Biden as president (December 28, 2020)The federal government may not have a stellar track record when it comes to keeping promises in Indian Country, but tribal leaders think President-elect Joe Biden could be the exception.
President-elect Joe Biden introduces Interior nominee Deb Haaland (December 19, 2020)President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris introduce key members of their climate and energy team, including Secretary of the Interior nominee Deb Haaland.
Deb Haaland tapped for Cabinet by President-elect Joe Biden (December 17, 2020)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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