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Recap: #DebForInterior confirmation hearing (Day 2) (February 26, 2021)Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) endured a second day of questions as her historic confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior finally came to a close.
Department of Housing and Urban Development hosts tribal consultation (February 25, 2021)The Department of Housing and Urban Development is updating its tribal consultation policy in accordance with a new directive from President Joe Biden.
Recap: #DebForInterior confirmation hearing (February 24, 2021)It was a historic day for Indian Country as Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) finally got her confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior.
Indigenously: Deb Haaland set for historic confirmation hearing (February 22, 2021)Deb Haaland, a citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna, has been nominated to serve as Secretary of the Interior in President Joe Biden’s administration.
Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) | Native American Contractors Association (February 18, 2021)Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) discusses economic development in Indian Country and self-governance for tribal nations in a video message to the Native American Contractors Association.
Deb Haaland finally lands confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior (February 17, 2021)Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is inching closer to making history as the first Native person to serve in a modern-day presidential cabinet.
Native American Contractors Association hosts virtual conference (February 16, 2021)The Native American Contractors Association will hear from Secretary of the Interior nominee Deb Haaland and other key members of Congress this week.
Biden administration announces nation-to-nation tribal consultations (February 11, 2021)The Biden administration will be consulting tribes on ways to strengthen the nation-to-nation relationship.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets under new leadership (February 10, 2021)Indian Country will be seeing major change on Capitol Hill as the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets for the first time.
Cronkite News: Biden signs tribal consultation and nation-to-nation order (February 10, 2021)In one of his first actions in office, President Joe Biden has ordered federal agencies to strengthen their tribal consultation and nation-to-nation policies.
‘I’m not afraid’: Indicted former Mashpee leader seeks dismissal of charges (February 9, 2021)The former chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is speaking out about his criminal corruption case as he seeks to dismiss all of the charges against him.
Montana Free Press: Republican tries to revive Keystone XL Pipeline (February 9, 2021)A Republican amendment in support of the Keystone XL Pipeline narrowly passed the U.S. Senate before being removed by Democratic leadership.
Native America Calling: A new direction on borders and immigration (February 8, 2021)What does the Joe Biden administration mean for future immigration policy and the treatment of Indigenous people who cross the border?
Native women land key leadership and policy roles in Biden administration (February 5, 2021)A citizen of the Winnebago Tribe will be leading the Indian Country legal team at the Department of the Interior and is among a growing number of Native women in the Biden administration.
‘Critical funding’ for Indian Country: Sen. Ben Ray Luján (D-New Mexico) (February 4, 2021)Sen. Ben Ray Luján (D-New Mexico), a new member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, is pushing for increased COVID-19 relief and federal funding for tribal nations.
U.S. Supreme Court sets oral argument in ‘bad men’ treaty rights case (February 4, 2021)Tribal nations were concerned about “bad men” when they negotiated treaties. Will the U.S. Supreme Court uphold those promises?
Pine Ridge Reservation signs defaced with racist and anti-Semitic graffiti (February 3, 2021)The leader of the Oglala Sioux Tribe is condemning racially charged vandalism of two welcome signs on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Indian Country still bearing brunt of COVID-19 (February 2, 2021)It’s been a year into the pandemic and Native people are still being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
Native America Calling: Native in the Spotlight (February 2, 2021)Kevin Washburn, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, was a key player in the Joe Biden presidential transition. He’s the Native in the Spotlight.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (February 1, 2021)Shake off the Zoom fatigue and tune in to important updates!
Doug George-Kanentiio: Native people invisible on inauguration day (February 1, 2021)The Joe Biden presidential inauguration was a glaring reminder for indigenous people that we remain mostly obscure.
Native America Calling: January in the news (January 29, 2021)What lessons are we left with from the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Donald Trump’s second impeachment and Joe Biden’s inauguration — all within the first month of 2021?
Native women win major award for ‘Water Protectors’ book (January 27, 2021)A book inspired by the movement at Standing Rock is educating young people around the world about Native rights.
Native America Calling: Is the Keystone XL Pipeline dead? (January 27, 2021)What does a halt on the Keystone KXL Pipeline mean for the environment and the future of extractive industry in and around Native land?
Chuck Hoskin: Deb Haaland for Secretary of the Interior (January 26, 2021)Deb Haaland is someone who knows what it is like to struggle and who always looks out for ways to help people, no matter their tribal affiliation, party, politics, or beliefs.
President Biden issues tribal consultation and nation-to-nation directive (January 26, 2021)“The United States has made solemn promises to Tribal Nations for more than two centuries,” says President Joe Biden.
Day 1 of the Joe Biden administration: Actions affecting Indian Country (January 20, 2021)From re-examining the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument to helping tribal nations restore their homelands, the Joe Biden administration will hit the ground running.
Schedule for Joe Biden inauguration and first actions in office as president (January 20, 2021)The day is here. Joe Biden is being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States.
Native America Calling: New administration, new agenda (January 20, 2021)Native America Calling will talk with policy experts about what they hope is in store for the next four years under Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (January 19, 2021)It’s a short week with a lot of important news for Indian Country.
Joe Biden nominees slated for first confirmation hearings in U.S. Senate (January 19, 2021)With Democratic president-elect Joe Biden about to take office, some of his Cabinet nominees are getting their confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill.
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