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Gabe Vasquez
The Native contingent in the U.S. House of Representatives will be down by one come the next session of the U.S. Congress.
NAFOA
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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.
U.S. Supreme Court
A decision from the nation’s highest court opens tribal lands to state jurisdiction — even though tribes have not consented to the imposition.
House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States - Examining Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta: The Implications of the Supreme Court's Ruling on Tribal Sovereignty
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a hearing to examine the impacts of the U.S. Supreme Court on tribal sovereignty.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing on H.R. 6032, H.R. 6964, H.R. 7581 [Discussion Draft ANS], H.R. 8115, H.R. 8286, H.R. 8380, and H.R. 8387
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States meets for a legislative hearing on September 14, 2022.
Mary Peltola
Mary Peltola is making history as the first Alaska Native to serve in the U.S. Congress following a special — and unique — election in which the Democratic candidate defeated two Republicans.
House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing on H.R.5549, the Indian Health Service Advance Appropriations Act
The House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on H.R.5549, the Indian Health Service Advance Appropriations Act.
House Committee on Natural Resources markup of H.R.2021, the Environmental Justice For All Act
The House Committee on Natural Resources meets for a markup on H.R.2021, the Environmental Justice For All Act.
Damon Clarke
Getting access to Colorado River water is “the only feasible solution” for the Hualapai Tribe, Chairman Damon Clarke said.
Melanie Stansbury
“Congress must consult with our tribal nations to find a meaningful path forward,” said Rep. Melanie Stansbury (D-New Mexico), a member of the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
Deb Haaland and Bryan Newland
The Biden administration is fully supporting a bipartisan bill to study the Indian boarding school era, Secretary Deb Haaland said at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Bureau of Indian Education
A joint hearing titled “Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Bureau of Indian Education” takes place on June 28, 2022.
House Committee on Natural Resources
The House Committee on Natural Resources meets for a markup on June 15, 2022.
Samish Nation
The Samish Indian Nation has historically suffered significant obstacles in our path to self-determination, due to agency mistakes, inaction, delay and decades of litigation.
Raúl Grijalva
Democrats are vowing to return to work better prepared after they said Republicans “hijacked” a slew of Indian Country bills during a markup where nothing was accomplished.
Deborah Parker
Bipartisan efforts to create a federal commission to explore and repair the legacy of the nation’s notorious Indian boarding schools have hit a stumbling block over subpoena authority.
House Committee on Natural Resources
The House Committee on Natural Resources meets for a markup on June 8, 2022.
Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Bureau of Indian Education
A joint hearing titled “Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Bureau of Indian Education” takes place on May 24, 2022.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing on H.R.5444
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on H.R.5444, the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies Act.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing on H.R.5444
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on H.R.5444, the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies Act.
Repatriation of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children at Carlisle Indian Industrial School
A bill to address the harmful legacy of Indian boarding schools is getting its first hearing amid renewed attention to the painful era.
Legislative Hearing on H.R. 437, H.R. 6063, H.R. 6181 [Discussion Draft ANS], S. 314, S. 559, and S. 789
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on six tribal bills on April 27, 2022.
Legislative Hearing on H.R. 437, H.R. 6063, H.R. 6181 [Discussion Draft ANS], S. 314, S. 559, and S. 789
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on six tribal bills on April 27, 2022.
Don Young
The U.S. House of Representatives is set to approve legislation to honor the legacy of the late Congressman Don Young (R-Alaska), who was known as a champion of Native issues.
Raúl Grijalva
A Democratic-led bill to strengthen the policy of tribal consultation has hit a snag on Capitol Hill, leaving some supporters wondering about its future.
Dwayne Tomah
With one long-overdue legislative achievement under their belts, tribal nations from one of the furthest ends of Indian Country are asking Congress to fully recognize their sovereignty.
House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - The Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities
The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds an oversight hearing titled “The Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities.”
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing on H.R.4715, H.R.5715, and H.R.6707
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on three bills of interest in Indian Country.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on three bills of interest in Indian Country.
Stephen Roe Lewis and Raul Grijalva
Tribal leaders and tribal organizations are rallying in support of a bill that mandates consultation with Indian nations on actions that affect their interests.
House Committee on Natural Resources
The House Committee on Natural Resources holds a markup to consider the Requirements, Expectations, and Standard Procedures for Effective Consultation with Tribes Act.
Examining the History of Federal Lands and the Development of Tribal Co-Management
The House Committee on Natural Resources holds a hearing titled “Examining the History of Federal Lands and the Development of Tribal Co-Management.”
Teresa Leger Fernandez
A Democratic-led bill working its way through Congress would extend the federal policy of consultation to people who have recently been asserting an Indian identity.
Virginia Timmons, Lorena Butler
We are at a crossroads in United States and Indigenous history.
H.R.2930 - Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.2930, the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act, on December 1, 2021.
marcellusosceola
A bipartisan bill to enable the Seminole Tribe to exercise greater control over its lands has finally become law.
Paul Gosar
Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) will no longer serve on the House Committee on Natural Resources, where he regularly objected to efforts to protect tribal territories.
H.R.2088 - Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.2088, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act, on November 1, 2021.
H.R.4881 - Old Pascua Community Land Acquisition Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.4881, the Old Pascua Community Land Acquisition Act, on November 1, 2021.