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Native Women in Red Shawls
A long-overdue update to the Violence Against Women Act is finally becoming law to protect more women, children and elders in tribal communities.
Jill Jim, Roselyn Tso, Jonathan Nez
The federal agency charged with providing health care to more than 2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives has gone without a permanent leader for six of the last seven years.
Native Women in Red Shawls
The $1.5 trillion omnibus will fund Indian Country programs and expand recognition of tribal sovereignty under the Violence Against Women Act.
Lisa Murkowski and Brian Schatz
With funding for Indian Country programs set to run out unless Congress acts, developments are fast-moving on Capitol Hill.
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The Bureau of Indian Education will invest more than $178 million to repair aging schools in tribal communities.
Chuck Hoskin Jr
The federal government has never fully met its trust responsibility to ensure that all citizens of tribal nations have quality health care.
The House Committee on Natural Resource is meeting to consider billions of dollars of investments in Indian Country.
Brian Schatz
A budget blueprint that just passed the U.S. Senate calls for $20.5 billion in spending for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian programs.
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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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“These investments will help many Native American, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian communities gain long overdue access to life-saving technologies, economic opportunities, remote learning and countless other benefits,” said Secretary Raimondo.
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“Expanding broadband to our communities is not just a game changer – it is a life changer to tribal communities like mine and all Tribal Nations across the country,” said Treasurer Shannon Holsey of the National Congress of American Indians.
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The Biden administration is seeking more money for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education and other Indian programs at the Department of the Interior.
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As the first Americans continue to feel the disproportionate impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is seeking to bring more resources to urban Indian communities.
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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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Secretary Deb Haaland presented the Department of the Interior’s fiscal year 2022 budget request during her first appearance on Capitol Hill since joining the Biden administration.
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Secretary Deb Haaland is making her first appearance on Capitol Hill since being confirmed as the leader of the Department of the Interior.
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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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President Joe Biden has submitted his first budget to Congress, showing increases in investments for Indian Country.
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President Joe Biden is seeking $4 billion for tribal programs at the Department of the Interior, the federal agency with the most trust and treaty responsibilities.
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The New Mexico Indian Affairs Department is seeking $3.7 million to continue its work with 23 tribal nations in the state.