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muscogeecreeknation
With change coming at the highest levels of government, tribal and federal officials are working to ensure the crisis of missing and murdered loved ones in Indian Country remains a priority.
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NAFOA is proud to serve and advocate for tribes.
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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.
colonizer theft of indigenous children #3Rs
Children have been stolen from Indigenous communities for generations.
Native 101. Who are Indigenous people?
Presented by Crushing Colonialism, The Three Rs: Realize, Recognize, & Reconciliation is a unique opportunity to learn directly from a diverse group of Indigenous people.
poarchbandofcreekindians
November is Native American Heritage Month. Get involved!
cedriccromwell
Just days after renewing criticism of Donald Trump, Chairman Cedric Cromwell of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe was indicted on federal bribery and extortion charges.
rememberingthechildren
Residents are voicing support for a resolution that would address lands that were illegally taken from a former Indian boarding school.
supremecourt
The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that could undo the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.
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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.
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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.
donaldtrump
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.
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NAFOA aims to keep our community about the news that impacts you the most.
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Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney addresses the Alaska Federation of Natives, an organization where she formerly served as co-chair.
supremecourt
The fate of the Indian health care system is in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court in a case where not even the Trump administration is defending the trust and treaty responsibility to tribes and their citizens.
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Tribal leaders participate in a panel at the National Tribal Health Conference on October 14, 2020.
jonathan nez national tribal health conference
“Let us remind ourselves to use our way of life teachings, our culture, tradition and language to fight these monsters,” President Jonathan Nez of the Navajo Nation said.
alaska federation of natives
The Alaska Federation of Natives is opening its annual conference with the theme “Good Government, Alaskans Decide.”
nomorestolensistersmmiw
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.
jonathannez
“As the first people of this country, we have to let our voices be heard at the highest levels of government,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez after meeting with the Democratic presidential ticket.
triballeadersbidenharris
With the election less than a month away, Joe Biden continues to push for Indian Country’s vote, vowing to reverse years of setbacks tribes have suffered at the hands of Donald Trump.
nigcnationalvirtualtrainingconference
The National Indian Gaming Commission is hosting its National Virtual Training Conference from October 6-8, 2020.
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Welcome to #NAFOAFall2020 Conference Week (and other important policy updates for Indian Country).
native vote
Please join the Democratic National Committee’s Native American Caucus monthly meeting with tribal organizers and former mayor Pete Buttigieg.
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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.
It’s ‘full speed ahead’ for the White House Council on Native American Affairs, according to the Trump administration. But details remain scarce as tribes complain of a fractured relationship with their trustee.
nativeamericansforbiden
Native Americans for Biden and Out for Biden will host a Two Spirit Roundtable to discuss issues of importance to the LGBTQ+ Indigenous Community.
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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.
byronmallott
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.