Supreme Court takes up Indian law cases as tribes face new ‘unknown’ (October 19, 2021)The nation’s highest court is back in session amid COVID-19 and it’s shaping up to be a busy one for tribes and their advocates.
Tribal Supreme Court Update at National Congress of American Indians (October 19, 2021)The National Congress of American Indians hears an update from the Tribal Supreme Court Project on October 14, 2021.
Blackfeet Nation mourns passing of longtime Chief Earl Old Person (October 18, 2021)The Blackfeet Nation is mourning the loss of Earl Old Person, the tribe’s longtime chief and former chairman.
National Congress of American Indians elects leadership (October 14, 2021)The leadership of the National Congress of American Indians is mostly staying the same following an election at the organization’s annual meeting.
Native America Calling: Monitoring damaging oil spills (October 14, 2021)California officials are still tallying the damage from an underwater oil pipeline rupture that leaked nearly 150,000 gallons of oil along a sensitive coastal area.
Biden administration announces new additions to Indian Affairs team (October 13, 2021)Two tribal citizens are joining the Indian Affairs team at the Department of the Interior.
Secretary Haaland addresses National Congress of American Indians (October 13, 2021)Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland addresses the National Congress of American Indians on October 12, 2021.
Vice President Harris addresses National Congress of American Indians (October 12, 2021)Vice President Kamala Harris addresses the National Congress of American Indians on October 12, 2021.
President Biden revives White House Tribal Nations Summit (September 22, 2021)Mark your calendars. The White House Tribal Nations Summit is returning after a four-year absence.
Aaron Payment: Investing in infrastructure in Indian Country (August 4, 2021)The American Jobs Plan will bring an additional $12 billion in much-needed infrastructure to Indian Country.
Fawn Sharp: Racist ‘Native’ mascots have no place in our society (July 13, 2021)NCAI will not rest until all offensive Native-themed mascots and associated imagery are removed from popular culture.
House committee sets hearing on Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act (June 21, 2021)The Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act is up for its first hearing in the 117th Congress.
‘A life changer’: Investing in broadband in Indian Country (June 4, 2021)“Expanding broadband to our communities is not just a game changer – it is a life changer to tribal communities like mine and all Tribal Nations across the country,” said Treasurer Shannon Holsey of the National Congress of American Indians.
Cronkite News: Native voting rights debated on Capitol Hill (May 27, 2021)They came with studies, they came with polls, they came with statistics. But Democrats and Republicans share little common ground on voting rights.
Fawn Sharp: The caveman mentality of people like Rick Santorum (April 26, 2021)Rick Santorum is an unhinged and embarrassing racist who disgraces CNN and any other media company that provides him a platform.
Legislative Hearing on H.R.1884, the Save Oak Flat Act (April 13, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States takes testimony on H.R.1884, the Save Oak Flat Act.
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