tag: land-into-trust

House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts a legislative hearing on October 5, 2021.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is getting back to work with a legislative hearing.
Aaron Payment
The American Jobs Plan will bring an additional $12 billion in much-needed infrastructure to Indian Country.
Albuquerque Indian School
Officials in New Mexico’s largest city plan to work with tribal and Native leaders following the disappearance of a plaque commemorating the burials of Indian boarding school students.
Catawba Two Kings Casino
The Catawba Nation is finally welcoming visitors to its gaming facility in North Carolina.
hnrc
The House Committee on Natural Resources is meeting to advance bills affecting tribal lands and Native youth.
hr478
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.478, the Blackwater Trading Post Land Transfer Act, on May 12, 2021.
harveygodwin
The Lumbee Tribe is once again asking Congress for full federal recognition.
standingbear
Four more Indian Country bills are scheduled for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.
fourwindssouthbend
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is finalizing a Class III gaming compact with the state of Indiana, the latest in a series of history-making moves by the tribe.
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland
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.
brianschatz
“Rebuilding and consolidating Tribal homelands supports not only Native cultures, languages, and communities, but also Tribal businesses that help make economies for both Tribes and surrounding communities thrive,” said Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), chair of Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
kirkfrancis
“Our homelands are essential to the exercise of Tribal sovereignty, cultural identity, and the foundations of our economies,” said USET SPF President Kirk Francis.
raulgrijalva
“Tribal communities around the country just want the same transparency and legal equity many of us so often take for granted, and today’s steps are a big part of granting those reasonable requests,” said Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Arizona), chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources.
debhaaland
“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.
twokingscasinoresort
The Catawba Nation is on track to open a casino in North Carolina in the fall of 2021.
hochunknationbeloit
The Ho-Chunk Nation is moving forward with an off-reservation casino after securing support from the state of Wisconsin.
klamathtribesrestorationcelebration
Nine Indian Country bills affecting tribal nations and Alaska Natives are taking their first step forward in the U.S. Senate.
cedriccromwell
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.
Bears Ears Buttes
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.
donaldtrump
The loss of the presidential election and a second impeachment aren’t stopping the Trump administration from dropping new proposals on Indian Country.
rememberingthechildren
A resolution paves the way to address lands illegally taken from an Indian boarding school in South Dakota.
scia111820
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approved four bills addressing tribal lands, broadband in tribal communities and a youth treatment center.
johnhoevenjerrymoran
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a business meeting to consider pending legislation.
scia
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is convening for the first time since the 2020 election and for the first time in nearly two months.
campmniluzahan
The history of the Northern Plains Indians has always been subsumed by isolationism, rejection and outright racism.
cedriccromwell
Just days after renewing criticism of Donald Trump, Chairman Cedric Cromwell of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe was indicted on federal bribery and extortion charges.
rememberingthechildren
Residents are voicing support for a resolution that would address lands that were illegally taken from a former Indian boarding school.
mikedunleavy
The state of Alaska is siding with Native corporations over tribal governments in a closely-watched COVID-19 case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
mikeblack
Joe Biden is the only choice for Indian Country this November, asserts a former official who served under numerous presidents.
Joe Biden Photo by Adam Schultz / Biden for President
Accusations of pandering are flying as Native voters cast ballots in the final days of the heated presidential election.
chickasawnationardmore
The Chickasaw Nation is moving forward with two gaming projects in Oklahoma.
nomorestolensistersmmiw
It took years of work by Native women and activists but legislation to address the crisis of missing and murdered sisters and relatives has finally become law.
triballeadersbidenharris
With the election less than a month away, Joe Biden continues to push for Indian Country’s vote, vowing to reverse years of setbacks tribes have suffered at the hands of Donald Trump.
supremecourt
The Haudenosaunee find it impossible to join in the national celebration of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s career.
cedriccromwell
With its reservation being threatened by the Trump administration, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is backing Democrat Joe Biden for president.
hnrc093020
Bills to return land to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe, address bison management and improve tribal economic development programs are on the agenda.
uscapitol
Five Indian Country bills are finally over their last hurdle on Capitol Hill, giving Republicans, Democrats and maybe even Donald Trump a chance to declare victory ahead of the presidential election.
twokingscasinoresort
Leaders from the Seminole Tribe, the Catawba Nation and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are testifying before the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
housescip
Bills benefiting the Seminole Tribe and the Catawba Nation are getting their first hearing on Capitol Hill.