Tribal youth get a taste of food sovereignty at White House gathering (November 15, 2022)Dozens of young Native people flocked to the nation’s capital for the return of the White House Tribal Youth Forum, where they saw food sovereignty in action.
Roselyn Tso: Indian Health Service takes pride in our contributions (November 2, 2022)I am proud of the important work we do daily at the Indian Health Service.
‘It’s time to turn the page’: Roselyn Tso promises new era at Indian Health Service (September 28, 2022)Roselyn Tso delivers remarks after being sworn in as the new director of the Indian Health Service.
‘A history in the making’: First Navajo Nation citizen leads Indian Health Service (September 27, 2022)Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez congratulates Roselyn Tso on becoming the next director of the Indian Health Service.
‘We just need to be safe’: Monkeypox vaccine rolls out in Indian Country (August 23, 2022)The Navajo Nation is receiving its first doses of the Monkeypox vaccine as experts and providers in Indian Country respond to the latest public health threat.
Cronkite News: Mental health hotline now taking calls at 988 (July 26, 2022)Among racial and ethnic groups, Native people face the highest rates of suicide in the United States.
‘You promised us that you would honor the treaties’ (July 12, 2022)A hiring dispute at the Indian Health Service is being brought to the attention of President Joe Biden.
Indian Health Service nominee up for business meeting (July 12, 2022)President Biden’s pick to lead the Indian Health Service is slowly but surely moving through the confirmation process on Capitol Hill.
Indian Health Service nominee up for confirmation hearing (May 24, 2022)With his administration sounding the alarm on health worker burnout, President Biden’s pick to lead the Indian Health Service is up for a long-awaited confirmation hearing.
Biden administration releases fiscal year 2023 budget request (March 28, 2022)It’s that time of the year again. President Joe Biden and his administration have released their fiscal year 2023 budget request.
Omnibus federal funding bill moving forward in Congress (March 9, 2022)The $1.5 trillion omnibus will fund Indian Country programs and expand recognition of tribal sovereignty under the Violence Against Women Act.
Educator from Saginaw Chippewa Tribe attends State of the Union (March 2, 2022)Melissa Isaac, a citizen of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe, made waves as a guest of First Lady Dr. Jill Biden at the State of the Union.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (January 18, 2022)The countdown to NAFOA’s 40th Annual Conference is on!
SCOTUSBlog: Supreme Court takes action in COVID-19 vaccine cases (January 14, 2022)With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reaching a new record high, the U.S. Supreme Court put the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for large employers on hold, while litigation continues over its legality.
Indian Health Service finalizes rule for Buy Indian Act (January 13, 2022)The Indian Health Service is expanding opportunities for Indian-owned businesses with a new rule for the Buy Indian Act.
Great Plains Tribes: Indian health care is a treaty right (December 20, 2021)With all due respect, we call upon the Biden administration to honor the U.S. Court of Appeals decision in Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to preserve our language (December 13, 2021)In our mission to save the Cherokee language, we cannot and we will not fail.
White House Tribal Nations Summit – Day One – November 15, 2021 (November 15, 2021)The Joe Biden administration opens the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 15, 2021.
Biden administration announces Native language initiative (November 15, 2021)The U.S. Departments of the Interior, Education and Health and Human Services launched a new initiative to preserve, protect, and promote the rights and freedom of Native Americans to use, practice, and develop Native languages.
White House Fact Sheet: Building A New Era of Nation-to-Nation Engagement (November 15, 2021)From the missing and murdered crisis to sacred sites, the Biden administration is touting its Indian Country agenda as it hosts the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
‘A long journey’: Indian Country continues to suffer from COVID-19 (November 9, 2021)The Indian Health Service has begun rolling out COVID-19 vaccines for youth as the coronavirus continues to have an outsize impact on Indian Country more than 18 months into the pandemic.
H.R.5221 – Urban Indian Health Confer Act (November 2, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.5221, the Urban Indian Health Confer Act, on November 1, 2021.
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