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 Sun News Today: Behind the scenes at Crow Native Days (July 13, 2021)A highlight of the annual Crow Native Days were the Indian relay races, a sport gaining immense popularity, thrilling audiences across the nation.
Native America Calling: A day of victory at Greasy Grass (June 25, 2021)The Battle of Greasy Grass was over in an hour, but its legacy continues to this day.
Native America Calling: New threats to voting rights (June 2, 2021)Native America Calling will get a look at the latest voting laws and what Native voting advocates are doing to counter them.
Native America Calling: May in the news (May 28, 2021)As May comes to a close, Native America Calling will take a look at some of the big headlines of the month.
Montana Free Press: Indian lawmakers focus on big issues (May 21, 2021)Voting access, Indigenous languages and bison management were the big-ticket items for the Montana Legislature’s American Indian Caucus.
Underscore.news: MMIW remains a crisis in Oregon (May 5, 2021)The COVID-19 pandemic and mismatched databases confound efforts to address failures investigating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
MSU News: Students honored with Native leadership awards (March 26, 2021)Six Montana State University students are being recognized for their academic excellence, community service and leadership.
U.S. Supreme Court: United States v. Joshua James Cooley (March 24, 2021)
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in U.S. v Cooley, No. 19-1414, on March 23, 2021.
SCOTUSBlog: Supreme Court takes up messy tribal sovereignty case (March 22, 2021)“Are you an Indian, sir?” The answer to the question is at the heart of a closely-watched case before the nation’s highest court.
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.
Bill recognizes tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders (March 9, 2021)Democrats are moving quickly to update the Violence Against Women Act with added protections for women in tribal communities.
Indigenously: Deb Haaland set for historic confirmation hearing (February 22, 2021)Deb Haaland, a citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna, has been nominated to serve as Secretary of the Interior in President Joe Biden’s administration.
Deb Haaland finally lands confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior (February 17, 2021)Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is inching closer to making history as the first Native person to serve in a modern-day presidential cabinet.
Indian Health Service announces ‘SAFE-IHS’ hotline to report abuse (February 16, 2021)The Indian Health Service announced a hotline to accept reports of suspected child or sexual abuse following controversy involving a pediatrician who was convicted of crimes against young patients.
Montana Free Press: Republican tries to revive Keystone XL Pipeline (February 9, 2021)A Republican amendment in support of the Keystone XL Pipeline narrowly passed the U.S. Senate before being removed by Democratic leadership.
Day 1 of the Joe Biden administration: Actions affecting Indian Country (January 20, 2021)From re-examining the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument to helping tribal nations restore their homelands, the Joe Biden administration will hit the ground running.
Montana Free Press: Family of Native man killed by police seeks justice (January 6, 2021)Police officers killed Coleman Stump, a Chippewa Cree man, last October in Montana.
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.
Montana Free Press: Court blocks gold mine near Yellowstone National Park (December 15, 2020)A Canadian company has been dealt a setback in efforts to develop an area known as Paradise Valley.
Indian Country Today: COVID-19 hits Rosebud Sioux Tribe hard (December 14, 2020)Initially the death and suffering driven by the COVID-19 virus seemed far away from the Plains of South Dakota.
Montana Free Press: Reservation county deals with surge in COVID-19 cases (December 3, 2020)In the heat of one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in Montana, one county is being accused of putting politics before public health.
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