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Secretary Haaland leads Interior to a more tribal friendly future (April 27, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland is moving quickly to roll back negative policies as the Biden administration seeks to restore the nation-to-nation relationship with tribes and uphold the federal government’s trust and treaty obligations.
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.
Interior: Secretary Deb Haaland takes action for tribal homelands (April 27, 2021)“At Interior, we have an obligation to work with Tribes to protect their lands and ensure that each Tribe has a homeland where its citizens can live together and lead safe and fulfilling lives,” said Secretary Deb Haaland.
Tim Giago: The silence of America’s genocidal past (April 26, 2021)Despite all efforts to erase Natives from the face of this continent, we are still here.
United South and Eastern Tribes praise nomination of Bryan Newland (April 23, 2021)“Bryan knows first-hand the challenges we face, as well as the opportunities that lie ahead for us as sovereign governments,” said Kirk Francis, President of the USET Sovereignty Protection Fund.
Navajo Nation welcomes First Lady Dr. Jill Biden (April 23, 2021)The Navajo Nation welcomes First Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden for a historic, two-day visit to the largest reservation in the United States.
First Lady Dr. Jill Biden heads to Navajo Nation (April 22, 2021)First Lady Dr. Jill Biden is visiting the Navajo Nation, her third trip to the largest reservation in the United States.
Gaylord News: Indian Country included in American Jobs Plan (April 20, 2021)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.
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.
Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Request for the Department of the Interior (April 20, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland is making her first appearance on Capitol Hill since being confirmed as the leader of the Department of the Interior.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (April 19, 2021)See you next week for NAFOA’s Virtual 39th Annual Conference!
SCOTUSBlog: Supreme Court takes up COVID-19 dispute (April 19, 2021)Are Alaska Native corporations the same as Indian tribes? The nation’s highest court is poised to answer the question.
Native America Calling: Will the Biden Administration act on DAPL? (April 19, 2021)Tribal leaders and climate activists are at odds with the Biden Administration after a missed opportunity to shut off the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Words have consequences in America (April 13, 2021)Anyone holding a position of power must pay close attention to the words that come out of their mouths.
Native Sun News Today: Native women seek federal judgeship (April 12, 2021)Two Native lawyers with impressive resumes are seeking an appointment to the federal bench.
President Biden submits first budget request in age of COVID-19 (April 9, 2021)President Joe Biden has submitted his first budget to Congress, showing increases in investments for Indian Country.
Secretary Haaland statement on Biden budget request (April 9, 2021)President Joe Biden is seeking $4 billion for tribal programs at the Department of the Interior, the federal agency with the most trust and treaty responsibilities.
#ShutDownDAPL Court Hearing (April 9, 2021)Lakota youth came to the nation’s capital to tell the Biden administration to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline. Did anyone listen?
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals: Brackeen v. Haaland (April 7, 2021)A federal appeals court finally issued a long-awaited decision in a closely-watched Indian Child Welfare Act case.
Native people ‘lead the way’ on COVID-19 vaccinations (March 30, 2021)The Indian Health Service is set to meet its goal of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations but progress is being threatened by the rest of the nation.
Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with off-reservation casino (March 24, 2021)The Ho-Chunk Nation is moving forward with an off-reservation casino after securing support from the state of Wisconsin.
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