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.
Protect ICWA Campaign statement on ICWA decision (April 7, 2021)National Indian organizations are “deeply concerned” about a federal appeals court ruling in a closely-watched Indian Child Welfare Act case.
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.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (March 1, 2021)NAFOA looks out for our community — help us grow by forwarding this newsletter!
National Congress of American Indians | State of Indian Nations #SOIN2021 (February 26, 2021)National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp delivers the 19th annual State of Indian Nations on February 22, 2021.
Indian Health Service ‘ahead of schedule’ with COVID-19 vaccination rollout (February 26, 2021)The Indian Health Service has distributed nearly 1.22 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to tribes and their communities, outpacing many states with its outreach.
Bureau of Indian Affairs opens consultation on federal recognition (February 25, 2021)The Bureau of Indian Affairs is asking tribes about a possible change in regulations affecting federal recognition.
A call to action: Native communities’ priorities in focus for the 117th Congress (February 24, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing titled “A call to action: Native communities’ priorities in focus for the 117th Congress.”
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