Cronkite News: Tribal leaders lay out priorities for nation-to-nation engagement (February 17, 2022)Tribal governments have “a foot in the door” with the federal government but they don’t yet have a seat at the table, said National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp.
Tribal leaders hail historic nomination of Native woman to federal bench (December 17, 2021)Tribal leaders are welcoming the historic nomination of Sunshine Suzanne Sykes, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, to the federal bench.
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.
Cronkite News: Tribal nations win court ruling for clean water rule (September 2, 2021)Six tribes from all regions of the country have secured victory against a Trump-era rule that rolled back protections for water.
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.
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals: Brackeen v. Haaland (April 7, 2021)A federal appeals court finally issued a long-awaited decision in a closely-watched Indian Child Welfare Act case.
Supreme Court accepts first Indian law case in new conservative era (November 23, 2020)For the second time in as many years, the U.S. Supreme Court will be taking up a case that impacts the treaty rights of the Crow Tribe.
Biden-Harris campaign celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day (October 12, 2020)The Joe Biden campaign is celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day with tribal leaders, members of Congress and Native musicians.
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