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Welcome to NAFOA’s new Executive Director, Rico Frias!
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By 1900, 20,000 children were in Indian boarding schools. By 1925, that number had more than tripled, according to the National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition.
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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.
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The National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition has identified 367 historically assimilative Indian boarding schools that operated in the U.S. between approximately 1870 until 1970.
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation
Alaska Native corporations will finally be able to receive COVID-19 funds after the nation’s highest court ruled in their favor in one of the most heated Indian law and policy disputes in decades.
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“The National Congress of American Indians commends the Department of Interior for taking the essential first step of providing an official account of the atrocities that Native children experienced during the boarding school era,” said President Fawn Sharp.
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“The federal policies that attempted to wipe out Native identity, language and culture continued to manifest in the pain our communities face,” said Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland.
A ground radar survey of the Carlisle Barracks Post Cemetery was used to gather more information about the tribal youth who died while attending the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania. Photo: Army National Military Cemeteries
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced the Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative, a comprehensive review of the troubled legacy of federal boarding school policies.
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Yes, it’s Tuesday. NAFOA started off the week in observance of Juneteenth.
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Secretary Deb Haaland is addressing the National Congress of American Indians for the first time since taking over the Department of the Interior.
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Tim Giago
I am proud of the many newspapers I have published, but it is time for a new generation of Native journalists and editors to take over.
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Keeping tribes and community members informed is one of NAFOA’s top priorities.
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Publisher Tim Giago has decided to sponsor a National Native American Media Convention on Native American Day in South Dakota.
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The Biden administration is taking additional steps to address the crisis of missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives in hopes of putting the focus back on survivors, families and tribal nations.
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Welcome to #NAFOA2021 Week!
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First Lady Dr. Jill Biden is visiting the Navajo Nation, her third trip to the largest reservation in the United States.
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“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.
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Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland delivers a keynote at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on April 19, 2021.
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See you next week for NAFOA’s Virtual 39th Annual Conference!
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The Biden administration is relaunching the White House Council on Native American Affairs as it seeks to strengthen the federal government’s relationship with tribal nations.
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Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland is delivering a keynote to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on April 19, 2021.
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NAFOA supports tribal leaders, Native professionals, and Native youth.
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Democrats are moving quickly to update the Violence Against Women Act with added protections for women in tribal communities.
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The Department of the Interior is hosting the first in a series of tribal consultations mandated by President Joe Biden.
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A year ago, our community turned virtual — but we’re still standing strong.
The federal government still needs to “come to terms with the right of tribal nations,” National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp in the 19th annual State of Indian Nations.
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The Indian Health Service has distributed nearly 1.22 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to tribes and their communities, outpacing many states with its outreach.
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The Bureau of Indian Affairs is asking tribes about a possible change in regulations affecting federal recognition.
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The Department of Housing and Urban Development is updating its tribal consultation policy in accordance with a new directive from President Joe Biden.
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President Joe Biden delivers a video message to the National Congress of American Indians on February 23, 2021.