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The nation’s highest court is back in session amid COVID-19 and it’s shaping up to be a busy one for tribes and their advocates.
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The National Congress of American Indians hears an update from the Tribal Supreme Court Project on October 14, 2021.
Fawn Sharp
The leadership of the National Congress of American Indians is mostly staying the same following an election at the organization’s annual meeting.
Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry at National Congress of American Indians
United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry addresses the National Congress of American Indians on October 13, 2021.
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Two tribal citizens are joining the Indian Affairs team at the Department of the Interior.
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Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland addresses the National Congress of American Indians on October 12, 2021.
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Vice President Kamala Harris addresses the National Congress of American Indians on October 12, 2021.
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After two years, we’re excited to see our community in person.
Joe Biden
Mark your calendars. The White House Tribal Nations Summit is returning after a four-year absence.
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Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association
Tribal casino revenues took a major hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to figures released by the National Indian Gaming Commission.
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Wawanosh School for Girls Memorial
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Richard Frias and Paulette Jordan
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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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.
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National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition
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.
Fawn Sharp
“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.
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland is addressing the National Congress of American Indians for the first time since taking over the Department of the Interior.
Cherokee Tri-Council
When Cherokee people come together, great things happen.
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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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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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