Wabanaki Nations seek ‘equality’ for their tribal sovereignty (April 4, 2022)With one long-overdue legislative achievement under their belts, tribal nations from one of the furthest ends of Indian Country are asking Congress to fully recognize their sovereignty.
Omnibus federal funding bill moving forward in Congress (March 9, 2022)The $1.5 trillion omnibus will fund Indian Country programs and expand recognition of tribal sovereignty under the Violence Against Women Act.
Progress cited in improving Violence Against Women Act for Indian Country (February 11, 2022)A bill to update the Violence Against Women Act and recognize tribal jurisdiction over additional crimes is finally moving forward in the nation’s capital.
People’s World: LandBack movement gathers momentum around the globe (January 27, 2022)As the political landscape changes, the LandBack movement gathers momentum as never before.
Trial opens into long-unsolved case of Alaska Native woman (January 13, 2022)A trial has opened into the long-unsolved case of Sophie Sergie, an Alaska Native woman who was killed at the age of 20 nearly three decades ago.
Native America Calling: Fixing Passamaquoddy’s drinking water problem (January 5, 2022)Some residents of the Passamaquoddy Pleasant Point Reservation have either hauled water or used bottled water for years, even decades.
Bill recognizes tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders (March 9, 2021)Democrats are moving quickly to update the Violence Against Women Act with added protections for women in tribal communities.
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