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Linderman Dam
The Biden administration is investing $29 million in infrastructure funds on dam safety in Indian Country.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing on “Setting New Foundations: Implementing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for Native Communities.”
White House
The White House has a new Native advisor in the second year of Joe Biden’s presidency.
Water Tribes
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs took testimony from tribal leaders whose communities are in dire need of infrastructure and revenue.
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Joe Biden and Deb Haaland
It’s that time of the year again. President Joe Biden and his administration have released their fiscal year 2023 budget request.
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Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior, discussed equity and inclusion at the SXSW conference.
Santee Lewis and Myron Lizer
Santee Lewis, the executive director of the Navajo Nation Washington Office, announced her departure after three years on the job.
Myron Lizer
Myron Lizer, the often controversial vice president of the Navajo Nation who recently declared his ‘love’ for Donald Trump, is running for U.S. Congress.
Melissa Isaac
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.
Shut Down DAPL
“The fight is not over, the fight for our water, for the unborn and for Mother Earth,” said Chairwoman Janet Alkire of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Tres Rios Wetlands
Tribes need more federal support to implement “critical” water infrastructure projects on their lands, key lawmakers are being told.
Mark Madrid, Isabella Guzman and JacksonBrossy
The Navajo Nation is hosting the leader of the Small Business Administration for her first visit to the largest reservation in the United States.
Fawn Sharp
Tribal governments have “a foot in the door” with the federal government but they don’t yet have a seat at the table, said National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp.
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Ben Ray Luján
Sen. Ben Ray Luján (D-New Mexico), a key member of Congress who serves on the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke.
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Cutter Lateral Water Treatment Plant
Residents of the Navajo Nation have lived without easy access to clean water for decades.
Elizabeth Fowler
It’s been a year since Joe Biden took office as president of the United States and he has yet to name a permanent leader of the Indian Health Service.
Deb Haaland
Infrastructure and public safety in Indian Country are on the agenda as the Biden administration engages with tribal nations.
Navajo Nation
Many tribal nations did not have the broadband access needed to apply for the funding that would let them improve broadband access, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs was told.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a roundtable discussion on January 12, 2022.
Navajo Nation
With billions of dollars in infrastructure funding in the works, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is looking at the lack of broadband technology in Native communities.
NAFOA
2022 is a BIG year for NAFOA!
Department of the Interior
The Department of the Interior will hold tribal consultations to discuss the infrastructure bill that was recently signed into law by President Joe Biden.
Charles “Chuck” F. Sams III and Deb Haaland
The National Park Service has a permanent leader for the first time in five years and it’s a historic one thanks to President Joe Biden.
Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland visits Alcatraz Island to mark the 52nd anniversary of its occupation by Native activists.
nativeamericacalling nac
The $1 trillion infrastructure bill just signed by President Biden is an unprecedented infusion of federal funds for thousands of projects across the country, including those in tribal communities.
White House Tribal Nations Summit
The Joe Biden administration concludes the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 16, 2021.
White House
Check out the agenda for the second and final day of the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
Joe Biden
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.
Derek Kilmer, Deb Halaand, Fawn Sharp
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal provides $736 million for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, including funding for infrastructure projects and climate resiliency initiatives.
U.S. Capitol
Congress has given final approval to a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill that’s been a key part of President Biden’s agenda.
Pine Ridge Reservation
With deep respect, we call upon President Biden and Congress to help the most vulnerable Americans: Native Americans.
Kyrsten Sinema
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.
Kyrsten Sinema
“Where are you, Senator Sinema, now that we need you?” asked activist Dolores Huerta.
The House Committee on Natural Resource is meeting to consider billions of dollars of investments in Indian Country.
Tim Giago
The Democratic Party gained many new members in Indian Country because of the man they called FDR.
Lela Alston and Dora Vasquez
From 2010 to 2020, Arizona had 13 extreme weather events, costing the state up to $10 billion in damages, according to the White House.