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Indian Health Service finally lands a permanent leader in Roselyn Tso (September 22, 2022)For the first time in nearly two years, the Indian Health Service has a permanent leader.
Native America Calling: Celebrating the legacy of Edith Kanakaʻole (April 11, 2022)Edith Kanaka’ole was an acclaimed Native Hawaiian composer, chanter, hula dancer and educator.
National American Indian Housing Council hails movement on NAHASDA (February 17, 2022)The nation’s largest Indian housing organization is welcoming progress on a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
“I’m not gonna give up on any Natives” #NCAIECWS2022 (February 16, 2022)Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) and Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wisconsin) discuss efforts to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
Progress cited in improving Violence Against Women Act for Indian Country (February 11, 2022)A bill to update the Violence Against Women Act and recognize tribal jurisdiction over additional crimes is finally moving forward in the nation’s capital.
‘Our iwi, our bones are sacred’: Nāpua Greig at NAGPRA hearing (February 2, 2022)Nāpua Greig, a Native Hawaiian musician and educator, offers an opening song at a Senate Committee on Indian Affairs oversight hearing.
Full-time NAGPRA investigator hired for first time in decades (January 31, 2022)The Biden administration is taking greater steps to enforce the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, more than 30 years after the law went on the books.
Native America Calling: Tourism from a Native Hawaiian perspective (January 25, 2022)Hawaii is a major vacation destination — and that’s a problem, according to Native Hawaiians who are fed up with the relentless invasion of visitors.
Native America Calling: Native filmmakers at Sundance Film Festival (January 21, 2022)The Sundance Film Festival features a wide range of films from Native creators.
National Park Service finally gains a new leader with first Native director (December 16, 2021)The National Park Service has a permanent leader for the first time in five years and it’s a historic one thanks to President Joe Biden.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (November 30, 2021)NAFOA looks out for our community — help us grow by forwarding this newsletter!
Consultation sessions announced for Indian Youth Service Corps Program (October 28, 2021)The Department of the Interior will be consulting tribal nations, Alaska Native corporations and Native Hawaiian organizations as it moves forward with the Indian Youth Service Corps Program.
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.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (September 30, 2021)Violence against Indigenous women is preventable and will end when Indian Nations have the full authority of self-government.
Native America Calling: The legacy of Haunani-Kay Trask (July 26, 2021)Known for her incredibly strong voice and fierce love for her people and land of Hawaii, Dr. Haunani-Kay Trask was a force to be reckoned with.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (June 28, 2021)NAFOA supports your growth – as individuals and communities.
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