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Bryan Newland and Fawn Sharp
Tribal leaders urged lawmakers to pass a package of bills that would protect cultural and sacred sites on public lands.
Pioneer Fire
Tribal forestry officials are watching the landscape, and Native firefighters are already on the scene at several hot spots, trying to contain wildfires.
'No More Stolen Sisters'
The Biden administration is promising historic investments to address the crisis of missing and murdered people in Indian Country as advocates continue to call for more support at all levels.
Myron Lizer
Myron Lizer, the often controversial vice president of the Navajo Nation who recently declared his ‘love’ for Donald Trump, is running for U.S. Congress.
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Attorney General Merrick Garland addresses the National Congress of American Indians on February 14, 2022.
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Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland addresses the National Congress of American Indians on February 14, 2022.
Phoenix Rising - Indigenous Peoples Day
Depicting history, culture and community all within one jersey couldn’t be more unique.
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The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.478, the Blackwater Trading Post Land Transfer Act, on May 12, 2021.
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Four more Indian Country bills are scheduled for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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“Looking ahead, tribal gaming will continue to evolve,” Chairman Damon Clarke of the Hualapai Tribe said at the signing of new Class III gaming compact.
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Nine Indian Country bills affecting tribal nations and Alaska Natives are taking their first step forward in the U.S. Senate.
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In one of his first actions in office, President Joe Biden has ordered federal agencies to strengthen their tribal consultation and nation-to-nation policies.
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I support all efforts to impeach and convict Donald Trump and make it impossible for him to hold this office/public office ever again.
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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.
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Of the 11 Democratic presidential electors who will cast Arizona’s Electoral College vote, three are tribal leaders.
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For Native voters, this election year has dealt us one disappointing data dilemma after another.
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With the nation’s highest court stacked with even more conservative justices, tribes are once again paying close attention to a COVID-19 funding dispute they thought was over.
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The Supreme Court said the Census Bureau can stop its count of the population, a blow to tribal leaders and local advocates for underrepresented communities who said they would be hit hardest by an undercount.
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With the election less than a month away, Joe Biden continues to push for Indian Country’s vote, vowing to reverse years of setbacks tribes have suffered at the hands of Donald Trump.
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Here’s what supporters of Democratic presidential candiate Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris are saying about the Biden-Harris Plan for Tribal Nations
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Amid growing uncertainty due to COVID-19, the U.S. Supreme Court opened its latest term as Republicans remain intent on confirming a conservative judge with virtually no experience in Indian law to the nation’s highest judicial body.
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“All Indigenous peoples have the right to be counted in the 2020 Census,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.
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The Gila River Indian Community and the Navajo Nation won a court decision extending the Census 2020 through the end of October. But the Trump administration is already appealing.
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It’s a busy week for Indian Country’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.
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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.
An accurate Census count is a ‘matter of life and death’ for Indian Country, a prominent tribal leader said.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked a Census Bureau plan to end its counting a month earlier than planned, ruling in a suit joined by the Navajo Nation and Gila River Indian Community.