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Bryan Newland delivers an opening statement at his nomination hearing to be Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs in the Biden administration.
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It’s a big day for Bryan Newland, who has been nominated to serve as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs in the Joe Biden administration.
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Family members shared memories and stories of their lost loved ones as the nation observed a day of awareness for missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives.
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The American Jobs Plan promises to invest billions of dollars in tribal and Native communities. Learn whether the proposal will generate jobs and improve infrastructure in Indian Country.
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Indian Country infrastructure needs, for everything from water to housing to broadband, are a high priority of the Biden administration’s $2.2 trillion American Jobs Plan.
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“We can’t talk about jobs and infrastructure without acknowledging that many of America’s original residents are living without clean water,” Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg told tribal leaders during a meeting about the American Jobs Plan.
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President Biden’s American Jobs Plan invests tens of billions of dollars directly in tribal communities across the country, according to the White House.
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Native people have been embracing ways of thinking, feeding and housing our own since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
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President Joe Biden has submitted his first budget to Congress, showing increases in investments for Indian Country.
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Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland is taking to social media to show the American Rescue Plan Act benefits Indian Country.
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The American Rescue Plan Act includes a record $31.2 billion in funds for Native communities across the United States.
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Secretary Deb Haaland is making history in more ways than one, as the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior and the first Native person to serve in a presidential cabinet.
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The leader of one of the largest tribes in the U.S. is fighting a behind-the-scenes battle with Congress that pits racial justice against tribal sovereignty.
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The Department of Housing and Urban Development is updating its tribal consultation policy in accordance with a new directive from President Joe Biden.
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Amid concerns about COVID-19 and public safety, leaders of the Navajo Nation are establishing a permanent home in Washington, D.C., to advocate for their tribe’s needs.
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Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) delivers his first speech as the new chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
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It’s a short week with a lot of important news for Indian Country.
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Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.
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Native people are trying to address homelessness in their community. A former cop who now serves as mayor is standing in their way.
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History has shown that Indians have always resisted their removal and displacement.
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The coronavirus pandemic has put many people — Native women especially — in peril from domestic violence.