‘It’s who we are’: Apache people take fight for sacred site to federal court (October 20, 2021)The Biden administration is facing a major test of its commitment to sacred sites as citizens of the San Carlos Apache Tribe head to court to protect one of their most important places.
Cronkite News: Sen. Sinema faces pressure to back Democratic agenda (October 1, 2021)Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s refusal to back the Biden administration’s $3.5 trillion social and clean-energy spending package has made her a target.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to protect Native voting rights (September 27, 2021)Today we continue the fight for our rights, until everyone in Indian Country can freely cast their ballot.
Cronkite News: Sen. Sinema seen as key vote in trillion-dollar agenda (September 22, 2021)“Where are you, Senator Sinema, now that we need you?” asked activist Dolores Huerta.
Gaylord News: Voting rights bill addresses long-standing obstacles in Indian Country (September 17, 2021)“There was a time, not long ago, where Indigenous people were supposed to be terminated,” said attorney Victoria Holland.
House Committee on Natural Resources markup on budget reconciliation (September 2, 2021)The House Committee on Natural Resource is meeting to consider billions of dollars of investments in Indian Country.
Cronkite News: Indian Country firefighters benefit from pay raise (August 31, 2021)Fighting wildfires isn’t getting any easier, but pay is rising for firefighters employed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and other federal agencies.
Cronkite News: Hearing tackles legacy of coal mining on tribal lands (August 11, 2021)Navajo and Hopi leaders addressed the need to move away from economic dependence on coal, but specific proposals on how to get there remain elusive.
Rodney Bordeaux: Indian Country can’t afford to wait for Medicaid (August 3, 2021)Medicaid is a lifeline for Indian Country, plain and simple.
House subcommittee takes testimony on Indian health bills (July 20, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is meeting for a legislative hearing.
Tribal Health Data Improvement Act back on agenda (June 21, 2021)A bipartisan bill to ensure that tribes have access to the same public health data as states is once again moving forward on Capitol Hill.
House committee sets hearing on Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act (June 21, 2021)The Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act is up for its first hearing in the 117th Congress.
Examining Federal Facilities in Indian Country (June 17, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts an oversight hearing titled, “Examining Federal Facilities in Indian Country.”
House subcommittee sets hearing on facilities in Indian Country (June 15, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is getting back to work with a hearing on facilities in Indian Country.
H.R.1688 – Native American Child Protection Act (May 26, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.1688, the Native American Child Protection Act, on May 12, 2021.
House committee set to advance Indian Country bills (May 26, 2021)The House Committee on Natural Resources is meeting to advance bills affecting tribal lands and Native youth.
H.R.810 – Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail (May 25, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.810, a bill to conduct a feasibility study on the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, on May 12, 2021.
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.
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