Indian Health Service ‘ahead of schedule’ with COVID-19 vaccination rollout (February 26, 2021)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.
Bureau of Indian Affairs opens consultation on federal recognition (February 25, 2021)The Bureau of Indian Affairs is asking tribes about a possible change in regulations affecting federal recognition.
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.
Native America Calling: The State of Indian Nations (February 23, 2021)National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp delivered her second State of Indian Nations address. Learn more about the speech.
IllumiNatives and Native Organizers Alliance: #DebForInterior Town Hall (February 22, 2021)With Deb Haaland set for a historic confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior, IllumiNatives and the Native Organizers Alliance will be co-hosting a #DebForInterior Town Hall.
National Congress of American Indians hosts winter session (February 22, 2021)The National Congress of American Indians is going virtual for its executive council winter session.
National Congress of American Indians: State of Indian Nations (February 22, 2021)National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp delivers the 19th annual State of Indian Nations on February 22, 2021.
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.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (February 16, 2021)NAFOA is here to build and support our community. Join us!
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.
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.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (January 11, 2021)NAFOA is hitting the ground running in 2021 to keep tribes informed and supported.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (January 4, 2021)Ringing in 2021 with new opportunities and updates for Indian Country.
Native America Calling: Are online gatherings here to stay? (January 4, 2021)Hoop dancing competitions, stand-up comedy and an annual gathering of Native elders and youth are all events the pandemic forced online.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (November 23, 2020)NAFOA is proud to serve and advocate for tribes.
Tribes await action on priorities as Congress returns to work (November 18, 2020)Lawmakers are getting back to work after a long recess and a divisive election as time runs out to advance Indian Country’s legislative agenda.
Crushing Colonialism: Colonizer theft of Indigenous children (November 17, 2020)Children have been stolen from Indigenous communities for generations.
Crushing Colonialism: Native 101 #3Rs (November 16, 2020)Presented by Crushing Colonialism, The Three Rs: Realize, Recognize, & Reconciliation is a unique opportunity to learn directly from a diverse group of Indigenous people.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (November 16, 2020)November is Native American Heritage Month. Get involved!
Leader of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe indicted on federal charges (November 13, 2020)Just days after renewing criticism of Donald Trump, Chairman Cedric Cromwell of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe was indicted on federal bribery and extortion charges.
Native Sun News Today: Support shown for Indian boarding school land swap (November 11, 2020)Residents are voicing support for a resolution that would address lands that were illegally taken from a former Indian boarding school.
Supreme Court hears arguments in Affordable Care Act case (November 10, 2020)The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that could undo the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.
COVID-19 funding dispute heads to Trump’s Supreme Court (November 3, 2020)With the nation’s highest court stacked with even more conservative justices, tribes are once again paying close attention to a COVID-19 funding dispute they thought was over.
United South and Eastern Tribes welcome new members (October 28, 2020)The United South and Eastern Tribes membership now includes 33 Tribal Nations whose homelands extend from the northeastern woodlands to the Everglades and across the Gulf of Mexico.
Operation Lady Justice comments due by end of week (October 28, 2020)Operation Lady Justice, the Trump administration’s initiative to address missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives, is accepting comments through October 31, 2020.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (October 26, 2020)NAFOA aims to keep our community about the news that impacts you the most.
Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney at Alaska Federation of Natives (October 19, 2020)Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney addresses the Alaska Federation of Natives, an organization where she formerly served as co-chair.
Tribal leaders discuss COVID-19 at National Tribal Health Conference (October 15, 2020)Tribal leaders participate in a panel at the National Tribal Health Conference on October 14, 2020.
Alaska Federation of Natives opens annual conference (October 15, 2020)The Alaska Federation of Natives is opening its annual conference with the theme “Good Government, Alaskans Decide.”
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