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.
Indian Country continues push to strengthen Violence Against Women Act (December 8, 2021)Indian Country is making another push to restore tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians who commit violence in their communities.
National Park Service: More tribes sign historic preservation agreements (November 24, 2021)Seven new tribal historic preservation agreements were completed and signed with tribes in seven states in 2021.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Business Meeting and Legislative Hearing (November 17, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets to consider pending legislation and receive testimony on four bills.
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.
Native America Calling: The push to protect sacred land in Nevada (October 8, 2021)Tribes in Nevada are among those turning to the federal government to permanently protect almost 400,000 acres of sacred and ancestral territory.
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.
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.
‘Tribes are hurting’: Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nevada) (February 4, 2021)“In Nevada and across the country, our tribes are hurting,” said Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nevada) in calling for additional COVID-19 relief and resources for Indian Country.
Indian Country Today: Native voters are indeed something else (November 6, 2020)Although small and difficult to measure, the Native voting population is powerful.
Gabe Galanda: The forgotten plight of the disenrolled in Indian Country (October 6, 2020)Despite all of the rhetoric on Capitol Hill about enhancing tribal law and order, deterring violence against our women, and bringing our missing and murdered relatives home, nobody expresses concern about the dehumanization associated with disenrollment.
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