Defense spending bill again a topic of hot interest in Indian Country (December 6, 2022)All eyes are on Capitol Hill as tribal leaders — and the rest of the nation — await the arrival of a highly-anticipated defense spending bill.
Native Sun News Today: Wounded Knee descendants left out of repatriation process (November 28, 2022)The descendants of Chief Spotted Elk, a Lakota leader who was murdered at Wounded Knee in 1890, are speaking out.
‘Long overdue’: Senate passes bill for Native veterans organization (November 21, 2022)A bipartisan bill to advance the work of a Native veterans organization is inching toward final passage as the 117th Congress winds down.
DVIDS: San Carlos Apache Tribe dedicates building to fallen veteran (August 11, 2022)U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Michael A. Noline was killed in action in Operation Desert Storm.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation hero receives Medal of Honor (July 18, 2022)Dwight Birdwell is an American hero and Cherokee Nation patriot.
Navajo Code Talkers Museum prepares for special celebration (July 12, 2022)The Navajo Code Talkers Museum is breaking ground on a permanent facility to honor the tribal citizens who served in World War II.
Biden administration backs Indian boarding school bill (June 27, 2022)The Biden administration is fully supporting a bipartisan bill to study the Indian boarding school era, Secretary Deb Haaland said at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Roundtable examines ‘toxic workplace culture’ at Washington football team (January 28, 2022)Leaders of a U.S. Congressional committee will host a roundtable to examine what they are calling the “toxic workplace culture” within the Washington professional football team.
Self-proclaimed ‘Auntie’ admits being wrong about tribal affiliations (January 24, 2022)A social media figure who built a following by creating “Native” content is backing away from her tribal affiliation claims.
Congress set to help schools with Impact Aid funding amid COVID-19 (January 17, 2022)A bipartisan bill that will help school districts with Indian Country students preserve their Impact Aid funding is set to clear the 117th Congress.
Tim Giago: Saying farewell to an old friend (November 29, 2021)It is with deep sadness that I write this small tribute to my friend of 80 years, Pat Lee.
People’s World: Mapuche people targeted by military on their own lands (November 19, 2021)The Mapuche people continue to struggle peacefully for their rights and the recovery of their ancestral land in the face of increased repression.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation honors our brave veterans (November 15, 2021)Citizens of the Cherokee Nation, like most tribes across the country, have a deep commitment to the American military.
Native America Calling: Preserving Native veterans’ stories (November 11, 2021)Stories from Native veterans offer lasting messages of both courage and healing.
DVIDS: Ancestral remains repatriated to Alaska Native community (October 1, 2021)Hundreds of years ago, Point Spencer served as a traditional meeting point and trading market for Native peoples along the Bering Sea.
Native veterans support Deb Haaland ahead of historic vote (March 15, 2021)Native veterans and allies are stepping up to support Deb Haaland ahead of her final historic vote as Secretary of the Interior.
Comments due on Department of Defense tribal consultation policy (March 8, 2021)The deadline to submit written comments on the tribal consultation policy at the Department of Defense has arrived.
Joe Biden nominees slated for first confirmation hearings in U.S. Senate (January 19, 2021)With Democratic president-elect Joe Biden about to take office, some of his Cabinet nominees are getting their confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill.
Gaylord News: Indian boarding school era still lives on for many (January 18, 2021)About 8,000 students attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, whose founder had a motto: “Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.”
Stephen Roe Lewis: Donald Trump must be impeached (January 13, 2021)I support all efforts to impeach and convict Donald Trump and make it impossible for him to hold this office/public office ever again.
DVIDS: Fort Peck siblings maintain Akicita warrior tradition (January 4, 2021)“Our family is proud, excited and probably more relaxed because we’re both together,” said Promise Crawford, who is serving overseas with her brother, Challenge Crawford.
‘I am honored and ready to serve’: Deb Haaland and the Joe Biden administration (December 19, 2020)Acknowledging the homelands of the Lenape people, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) introduced herself as a Pueblo woman, a single mother and an advocate for public lands as a key member of President-elect Joe Biden’s climate and energy team.
Deb Haaland tapped for Cabinet by President-elect Joe Biden (December 17, 2020)In a historic first, Deb Haaland, one of the first two Native women to serve in the U.S. Congress, has been tapped to serve in the incoming Joe Biden administration.
DVIDS: More tribes benefit from food distribution program (December 1, 2020)Fresh shell eggs are now available to 28 more tribes throughout the country, thanks to a fresh produce program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.
DVIDS: Shoshone-Bannock Tribes accept special flag (November 30, 2020)A special U.S. flag honoring the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes was flown over Afghanistan by the Idaho Air National Guard.
Native Sun News Today: Book is fitting tribute to Native veteran heroes (November 26, 2020)We all know that Native Americans have served in the U.S. military at the highest rate per capita for any ethnicity.
Indian Country Today: Lakota veteran seeks office in South Dakota (October 21, 2020)Serving 22 years in the U.S. Army has had a profound impact on the life of Remi Bald Eagle.
DVIDS: Military learns more about sacred tribal landscape (October 20, 2020)Valles Caldera National Preserve in New Mexico is a sacred place for many tribes.
USAAC: Native American commander Douglas Lowrey promoted (October 8, 2020)Douglas Lowrey, an Oklahoma native of Cherokee descent, is the only Native American general officer on active duty.
Navajo Nation declares Gold Star Families Day in honor of fallen warriors (September 28, 2020)
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer honor the lives and sacrifices of all fallen warriors and their families with a proclamation, which recognizes September 27, 2020, as Navajo Nation Gold Star Families Day.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin: #IAmVanessaGuillén (September 24, 2020)Vanessa Guillén’s disappearance and horrific murder earlier this year shined a light on the systemic issue of sexual harassment and sexual assault within our military.
Lawmakers call for investigation into deaths of Navajo citizens at Army base (September 23, 2020)Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-New Mexico) are requesting a thorough investigation into multiple deaths at Fort Hood, including those of two citizens of the Navajo Nation.
Navajo Nation soldier Corlton Lane Chee laid to rest (September 16, 2020)U.S. Army PFC Corlton Lane Chee, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, passed away at the age of 25 while stationed at Fort Hood Army Base in Texas.
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