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Cronkite News: Tribes support greater protections for sacred sites (October 3, 2022)Tribal leaders urged lawmakers to pass a package of bills that would protect cultural and sacred sites on public lands.
Navajo Nation leader launches Republican bid for Congress (March 2, 2022)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.
Attorney General Merrick Garland #NCAIECWS2022 (February 15, 2022)Attorney General Merrick Garland addresses the National Congress of American Indians on February 14, 2022.
Assistant Secretary Bryan Newland #NCAIECWS2022 (February 15, 2022)Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland addresses the National Congress of American Indians on February 14, 2022.
H.R.478 – Blackwater Trading Post Land Transfer Act (May 25, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.478, the Blackwater Trading Post Land Transfer Act, on May 12, 2021.
More Indian Country bills slated for action on Capitol Hill (May 11, 2021)Four more Indian Country bills are scheduled for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Cronkite News: Tribes update gaming compact in Arizona (April 20, 2021)“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.
Cronkite News: Biden signs tribal consultation and nation-to-nation order (February 10, 2021)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.
Stephen Roe Lewis: Donald Trump must be impeached (January 13, 2021)I support all efforts to impeach and convict Donald Trump and make it impossible for him to hold this office/public office ever again.
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.
Cronkite News: Tribal leaders cast electoral votes for Joe Biden (December 14, 2020)Of the 11 Democratic presidential electors who will cast Arizona’s Electoral College vote, three are tribal leaders.
Indigenously: The realities of the Native vote (November 23, 2020)For Native voters, this election year has dealt us one disappointing data dilemma after another.
COVID-19 funding dispute heads to Trump’s Supreme Court (November 3, 2020)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.
Supreme Court opens new session amid COVID-19 and controversy (October 6, 2020)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.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation welcomes continued Census count (October 5, 2020)“All Indigenous peoples have the right to be counted in the 2020 Census,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.
Cronkite News: Tribes continue fight for accurate Census count (September 29, 2020)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.
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.
Cronkite News: Census count coming to an end amid COVID-19 (September 15, 2020)An accurate Census count is a ‘matter of life and death’ for Indian Country, a prominent tribal leader said.
Judge halts plan to end Census early, as Arizona, tribal responses lag (September 10, 2020)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.
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