‘For all of Indian Country’: Native woman judge makes history in Michigan (December 6, 2022)A Native person will serve on one of the highest courts in Michigan for the first time in state history.
Kaiser Health News: Blackfeet Nation joins lawsuit to protect COVID-19 mandates (November 29, 2022)A dispute over who can exercise jurisdiction over COVID-19 policies on the Blackfeet Nation is in federal court.
Cronkite News: Judge address harassment of voters at ballot boxes (November 3, 2022)A federal judge set new limits on groups watching ballot drop boxes, ordering them to stop confronting and filming voters, to stop carrying weapons near the boxes and to correct voting misinformation on their social media.
Cronkite News: Judge won’t stop groups from watching ballot boxes (November 2, 2022)Some places are trying to make it easier to vote. But intimidation tactics are sprouting up.
Lawsuit against National Congress of American Indians set for first hearing (October 20, 2022)A lawsuit against the National Congress of American Indians is finally getting its first hearing, some six months after it was filed.
Native America Calling: Osage disestablishment (September 19, 2022)Just as courts are working through jurisdictional boundaries for the other tribes, the Osage Nation is facing an erosion of its sovereignty.
Apache Stronghold heads back to court to protect sacred Oak Flat (September 6, 2022)The fight to protect a sacred site from development is once again back in court as defenders of Oak Flat try to stop a huge copper mine on Apache territory.
Chinook Nation rallies in support of federal recognition (August 29, 2022)The Chinook Nation is supporting its push for federal recognition with the #ChinookJustice campaign.
Native America Calling: Turning around threats to salmon (August 17, 2022)Join Native America Calling for updates on trouble spots for salmon in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.
Montana Free Press: Native voters battle ballot restrictions in court (August 16, 2022)A Native voting rights lawsuit led by Western Native Voice and four tribal governments is underway in Montana.
Cronkite News: Fight over copper mine at sacred Apache site continues (August 15, 2022)A long-running political, legal and environmental dispute over a copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona shows no signs of ending anytime soon.
Charges laid against Native woman reported as missing in Canada (August 8, 2022)Dawn Walker has been accused of faking her disappearance and that of her child in a case that attracted widespread attention in Canada.
Navajo Nation citizen makes history as newest federal judge (May 23, 2022)Sunshine Suzanne Sykes is joining a group that is small yet growing — Native women who serve on the federal bench.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (March 14, 2022)NAFOA turns 40 next month! Celebrate with us!
Senate committee advances nomination of Native judge (March 11, 2022)Sunshine Suzanne Sykes, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is one step closer to becoming a federal judge.
Senate Committee on the Judiciary Executive Business Meeting (March 11, 2022)The Senate Committee on the Judiciary holds an executive business meeting to consider pending nominations on March 10, 2022.
Fate of Dakota Access Pipeline lies in Biden’s hands (February 22, 2022)“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.
Empowering Tribal Nations and Promoting Public Safety #NCAIECWS2022 (February 15, 2022)Staffers from the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and the Senate Committee on the Judiciary address the National Congress of American Indians on February 14, 2022.
National Congress of American Indians hosts winter meeting (February 14, 2022)The National Congress of American Indians will be hearing from top Biden administration officials and key members of Congress at its winter meeting.
Tribal leaders hail historic nomination of Native woman to federal bench (December 17, 2021)Tribal leaders are welcoming the historic nomination of Sunshine Suzanne Sykes, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, to the federal bench.
President Biden nominates another Native woman to federal bench (December 15, 2021)President Joe Biden continues to make history with his judicial nominations, announcing another Native woman to serve on the federal bench.
Montana Free Press: Another federal judge blocks COVID-19 vaccine mandate (December 13, 2021)The court order temporarily bars a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for federal workers in Montana and nationwide.
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.
Biden administration announces new additions to Indian Affairs team (October 13, 2021)Two tribal citizens are joining the Indian Affairs team at the Department of the Interior.
Cherokee Nation reaches $75 million settlement in opioid case (September 29, 2021)The Cherokee Nation announced a $75 million settlement in a lawsuit filed against opioid manufacturers.
Cronkite News: Tribal nations win court ruling for clean water rule (September 2, 2021)Six tribes from all regions of the country have secured victory against a Trump-era rule that rolled back protections for water.
Catawba Nation set for debut of long-awaited casino (June 29, 2021)The Catawba Nation is finally welcoming visitors to its gaming facility in North Carolina.
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