NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (February 13, 2023)Uplifting voices and opportunities from our community members and partners.
‘For all of Indian Country’: Native woman judge makes history in Michigan (December 6, 2022)A Native person will serve on one of the highest courts in Michigan for the first time in state history.
Native food sovereignty figure admits no tribal connections (October 21, 2022)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.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (September 6, 2022)#NAFOAFall22 is around the corner! Will we see you next month?
Pokagon Band brings in new council members (August 15, 2022)The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is welcoming new members to its governing body.
Gaylord News: Tribes reclaim ancestral and sacred lands (May 24, 2022)“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: Where to store nuclear waste? (March 23, 2022)Tribal communities continue to live with nuclear waste in their backyards while a permanent repository remains in political limbo.
Educator from Saginaw Chippewa Tribe attends State of the Union (March 2, 2022)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.
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.
Prominent leader of Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians censured (January 12, 2022)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.
Native America Calling: Update on mining clashes (May 26, 2021)Native America Calling will hear the status of controversial mining projects being opposed by tribal nations.
Gun Lake Tribe surpasses $150 million in gaming contributions to Michigan (December 7, 2020)“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.
Gun Lake Tribe casino distributes $611,000 in employee incentives (November 9, 2020)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.
Forgotten no more?: Trump team puts Native people last on ‘important’ call (October 21, 2020)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.
President Trump disavows Indigenous Peoples Day (October 19, 2020)President Donald Trump disavowed Indigenous Peoples Day during a campaign rally in Michigan.
Gabe Galanda: The forgotten plight of the disenrolled in Indian Country (October 6, 2020)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.
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