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.”
‘A historic day’: #MMIW legislation finally signed into law (October 12, 2020)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.
National Indian Gaming Commission hosts training conference (October 5, 2020)The National Indian Gaming Commission is hosting its National Virtual Training Conference from October 6-8, 2020.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (October 5, 2020)Welcome to #NAFOAFall2020 Conference Week (and other important policy updates for Indian Country).
Native American Democrats host monthly meeting (September 30, 2020)Please join the Democratic National Committee’s Native American Caucus monthly meeting with tribal organizers and former mayor Pete Buttigieg.
‘All out war’: Republican lawmaker slams National Congress of American Indians (September 18, 2020)A powerful Republican lawmaker is accusing the National Congress of American Indians of engaging in “divisiveness” in connection with a bitter dispute over billions of dollars in COVID-19 relief.
Native Americans for Biden host Two Spirit roundtable (September 16, 2020)Native Americans for Biden and Out for Biden will host a Two Spirit Roundtable to discuss issues of importance to the LGBTQ+ Indigenous Community.
National Congress of American Indians kicks off Tribal Unity Impact Days (September 16, 2020)The 2020 Tribal Unity Impact Days, a two-day event hosted by the National Congress of American Indians and partners, is going virtual this year due to COVID-19.
Anchorage Daily News: Native woman comes forward about misconduct (September 14, 2020)In 2018, Jody Potts was the target of misconduct from then-Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott. Two days later, he resigned, but the details of what happened have never been publicly told until now.
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