Tribal youth get a taste of food sovereignty at White House gathering (November 15, 2022)Dozens of young Native people flocked to the nation’s capital for the return of the White House Tribal Youth Forum, where they saw food sovereignty in action.
Mother Jones: Right-wing groups take ICWA to nation’s highest court (November 8, 2022)The Indian Child Welfare Act set out to fix generations of harm to Native kids. The U.S. Supreme Court could soon toss it aside.
Native America Calling: Rethinking blood quantum (July 26, 2022)Advocates for eliminating blood quantum say it’s necessary to ensure future generations of thriving tribal culture.
Native America Calling: What’s on The Menu? (June 27, 2022)Get all the latest Native food news on Native America Calling.
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.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (March 14, 2022)NAFOA turns 40 next month! Celebrate with us!
Self-described ‘agitator’ changes tribal affiliation story after inquiries (February 25, 2022)The leader of New York City’s most prominent and vocal Indigenous group is changing their story after being asked about their tribal affiliation claims.
Cronkite News: Tribes seek stronger commitments for water infrastructure (February 21, 2022)Tribes need more federal support to implement “critical” water infrastructure projects on their lands, key lawmakers are being told.
People’s World: LandBack movement gathers momentum around the globe (January 27, 2022)As the political landscape changes, the LandBack movement gathers momentum as never before.
People’s World: Indian rights activist Clyde Bellecourt passes on (January 20, 2022)Clyde Bellecourt was a founder of the American Indian Movement. He passed away at the age of 85.
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.
Native America Calling: Book of the Month: “Gaa-Pi-Izhiwebak” (November 17, 2021)The Aanjibimaadizing, a program of the Mille Lacs Band, is committed to keeping Indigenous language thriving.
Native America Calling: The Menu (October 22, 2021)Learn about The Sioux Chef Sean Sherman’s new restaurant and more in the debut of The Menu, a new food program on Native America Calling.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts roundtable on economic sovereignty (October 19, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will learn how Native communities are leveraging federal financing to advance economic sovereignty.
Indian Country Today: Opponents of Line 3 look to United Nations for support (September 8, 2021)The United States faces an October deadline to respond to concerns about human rights abuses of Native people who are resisting the Line 3 pipeline on Ojibwe treaty territory.
Ernest Oppegaard-Peltier #StopLine3 #DC #JoeBiden (August 23, 2021)Ernest Oppegaard-Peltier, a citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, addresses a Stop Line 3 rally at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Gina Peltier #StopLine3 #DC #JoeBiden (August 23, 2021)Gina Peltier, a citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, addresses a Stop Line 3 rally at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Jean-Luc Pierite #StopLine3 #DC #JoeBiden (August 23, 2021)Jean-Luc Pierite, a citizen of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe, addresses a Stop Line 3 rally at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Native America Calling: Minnesota protectors lay it on the Line 3 (August 23, 2021)Opponents of the Line 3 oil pipeline across Minnesota continue to work to halt construction.
Bill introduced in Senate to reauthorize key Indian housing law (July 13, 2021)Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) introduced legislation with Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and other members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, to reform and reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
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.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Our people continue to be killed by police (April 28, 2021)Killing another human is what police officers can do with an almost complete immunity from prosecution.
Native America Calling: Holding police accountable (April 20, 2021)Just north of the courtroom where a police officer is on trial in the death of George Floyd, another officer shot and killed Daunte Wright.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts climate crisis roundtable (March 10, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hearing from Native leaders and advocates about the impacts of climate change in their communities.
Native America Calling: Courts back Line 3 pipeline construction despite risks (February 16, 2021)Two recent court decisions denied efforts by tribes and environmental groups to halt the controversial Line 3 Replacement Project in Minnesota.
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