White House Tribal Nations Summit – Day Two – November 16, 2021 (November 17, 2021)The Joe Biden administration concludes the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 16, 2021.
Agenda for Day Two of White House Tribal Nations Summit (November 16, 2021)Check out the agenda for the second and final day of the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
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.
Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal invests $736 million in Indian Country (November 10, 2021)The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal provides $736 million for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, including funding for infrastructure projects and climate resiliency initiatives.
Kevin Killer and Alicia Mousseau: Meeting the needs of Native nations (October 28, 2021)With deep respect, we call upon President Biden and Congress to help the most vulnerable Americans: Native Americans.
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.
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.
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.
Tim Giago: Why Native people joined the Democratic Party (August 31, 2021)The Democratic Party gained many new members in Indian Country because of the man they called FDR.
Cronkite News: Extreme weather prompts push to ‘build back better’ (August 30, 2021)From 2010 to 2020, Arizona had 13 extreme weather events, costing the state up to $10 billion in damages, according to the White House.
Tlingit and Haida Tribes secure wireless spectrum license in Alaska (August 24, 2021)The Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of is one step closer to providing access to improved broadband services in Southeast Alaska.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (August 9, 2021)NAFOA supports Indian Country – from Native youth to tribal entities.
Aaron Payment: Investing in infrastructure in Indian Country (August 4, 2021)The American Jobs Plan will bring an additional $12 billion in much-needed infrastructure to Indian Country.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation builds a brighter future (August 3, 2021)When the federal government invests in Indian Country, it is not only tribal citizens who benefit.
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.
‘A life changer’: Investing in broadband in Indian Country (June 4, 2021)“Expanding broadband to our communities is not just a game changer – it is a life changer to tribal communities like mine and all Tribal Nations across the country,” said Treasurer Shannon Holsey of the National Congress of American Indians.
Navajo student invited to President Biden’s address to Congress (April 27, 2021)When President Joe Biden delivers his first address to Congress, a young citizen of the Navajo Nation will be there as a special guest.
Secretary Pete Buttigieg: American Jobs Plan and Indian Country (April 20, 2021)“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.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets business meeting and hearing (March 24, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is meeting to advance more bills and to hear about water needs in Native communities.
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