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Elizabeth Hoover
A scholar who has made a name for herself in Native food sovereignty has vowed to stop claiming to be of “Mohawk/Mi’kmaq descent” despite doing so for decades.
The White House
Tribal leaders are looking forward to addressing climate change and improving economic conditions in their communities through the Inflation Reduction Act.
NAFOA
#NAFOAFall22 is around the corner! Will we see you next month?
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is welcoming new members to its governing body.
Kaw Nation - Sacred Red Rock
“It’s really important that we go back and let people know that we are still thriving,” said Galen Cloud of the Muscogee National Council.
Native America Calling NAC
What’s on The Menu? Join Native America Calling’s resident foodie Andi Murphy to find out!
Prairie Island Nuclear Power Plant
Tribal communities continue to live with nuclear waste in their backyards while a permanent repository remains in political limbo.
Melissa Isaac
Melissa Isaac, a citizen of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe, made waves as a guest of First Lady Dr. Jill Biden at the State of the Union.
Tundra to Table Cookbook
Native America Calling: The Menu (February 25, 2022)
From a sugarbush ceremony shut down by police to the new “Tundra to Table” cookbook, come see what’s On The Menu with Native America Calling.
Aaron Payment
Aaron Payment, the prominent leader of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, is losing his national positions after being censured by his board of directors.
Indian Child Welfare Act
Tribes and their advocates are studying ways to strengthen state laws as the Indian Child Welfare Act remains in limbo in the courts.
Red Road to DC
After 20,000 miles and 115 stops across the country, a group of Native carvers and elders have finally arrived in the nation’s capital, bringing much-needed attention to sacred sites and tribal rights.
nativeamericanheritagefund
The Native American Heritage Fund awarded more than $480,000 to support community art and projects, curricula updates, mascot revisions and other projects that honor Native culture and history.
bryannewland
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a nomination hearing to consider Bryan Newland as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs.
Bryan Newland
Bryan Newland delivers an opening statement at his nomination hearing to be Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs in the Biden administration.
Native America Calling NAC
Native America Calling will hear the status of controversial mining projects being opposed by tribal nations.
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From the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota to Line 5 in Michigan, pipeline operators continue to skirt the law.
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Bills to protect tribal cultural property, address Native youth issues and mandate tribal consultation are being heard by the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
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The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is finalizing a Class III gaming compact with the state of Indiana, the latest in a series of history-making moves by the tribe.
baymillsindiancommunity
“We are very proud of Bryan and his service to Indian Country,” said Bay Mills Indian Community Chairperson Whitney Gravelle.
aaronpayment
Tribes ceded over 500 million acres of land to make this Country great and obligated the federal government to provide “health, education and social welfare” into perpetuity.
gunlakecasino
“The tribe’s commitment to make a positive impact on our local community has never been stronger as we all persevere through the pandemic,” said Bob Peters, Chairman of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians.
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Indian Country is celebrating after turning out in record numbers for one of the most consequential presidential elections in American history.
gunlakecasino
Gun Lake Casino distributed over $611,000 in quarterly incentives to team members in November 2020, a token of gratitude for the essential role each employee has played.
donaldtrump
Just days after their boss bashed Indigenous Peoples Day, members of the Donald Trump administration tried their best to portray the president as someone who cares about the interests of America’s “first” inhabitants.
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President Donald Trump disavowed Indigenous Peoples Day during a campaign rally in Michigan.
mmiw
Despite all of the rhetoric on Capitol Hill about enhancing tribal law and order, deterring violence against our women, and bringing our missing and murdered relatives home, nobody expresses concern about the dehumanization associated with disenrollment.