Native America Calling: Spooky time stories (October 31, 2022)Halloween cries out like a banshee for scary stories and there are many traditional and modern Native narratives that fit the bill.
Indian Health Service finally lands a permanent leader in Roselyn Tso (September 22, 2022)For the first time in nearly two years, the Indian Health Service has a permanent leader.
Native America Calling: Celebrating the legacy of Edith Kanakaʻole (April 11, 2022)Edith Kanaka’ole was an acclaimed Native Hawaiian composer, chanter, hula dancer and educator.
Progress cited in improving Violence Against Women Act for Indian Country (February 11, 2022)A bill to update the Violence Against Women Act and recognize tribal jurisdiction over additional crimes is finally moving forward in the nation’s capital.
‘Our iwi, our bones are sacred’: Nāpua Greig at NAGPRA hearing (February 2, 2022)Nāpua Greig, a Native Hawaiian musician and educator, offers an opening song at a Senate Committee on Indian Affairs oversight hearing.
Native America Calling: Tourism from a Native Hawaiian perspective (January 25, 2022)Hawaii is a major vacation destination — and that’s a problem, according to Native Hawaiians who are fed up with the relentless invasion of visitors.
Native America Calling: Native filmmakers at Sundance Film Festival (January 21, 2022)The Sundance Film Festival features a wide range of films from Native creators.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (November 30, 2021)NAFOA looks out for our community — help us grow by forwarding this newsletter!
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts roundtable on economic sovereignty (October 19, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will learn how Native communities are leveraging federal financing to advance economic sovereignty.
Native America Calling: The legacy of Haunani-Kay Trask (July 26, 2021)Known for her incredibly strong voice and fierce love for her people and land of Hawaii, Dr. Haunani-Kay Trask was a force to be reckoned with.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs examines COVID-19 response (April 14, 2021)One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, how are Native communities doing after suffering the highest infection, hospitalization and death rates in the U.S?
A call to action: Native communities’ priorities in focus for the 117th Congress (February 24, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing titled “A call to action: Native communities’ priorities in focus for the 117th Congress.”
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hears from Native leaders (February 24, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hearing from leaders of Indian Country, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian organizations at its first hearing of the 117th Congress.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets under new leadership (February 10, 2021)Indian Country will be seeing major change on Capitol Hill as the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets for the first time.
Black Lodge Singers earn another GRAMMY nomination (November 24, 2020)The Black Lodge Singers, a powwow drum group led by Kenny ScabbyRobe of the Blackfeet Nation, has earned an eighth nomination for a GRAMMY award.
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