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The nomination of Bryan Newland to serve as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs is slowly moving forward in the U.S. Senate.
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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.
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Alaska Native corporations will finally be able to receive COVID-19 funds after the nation’s highest court ruled in their favor in one of the most heated Indian law and policy disputes in decades.
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Native youth are part of a lawsuit that seeks to hold the federal government accountable for climate change.
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Tribes and their advocates are breathing a sigh of relief after the nation’s highest court protected a key Indian health care law from a Republican attack.
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A bipartisan bill to ensure that tribes have access to the same public health data as states is once again moving forward on Capitol Hill.
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Schools, hospitals and other facilities in Indian Country need billons of dollars in investments.
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The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is declaring victory for treaty rights and sacred places in an ongoing battle against the Republican governor of South Dakota.
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The Grand Old Party has turned into a modern day death cult.
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They came with studies, they came with polls, they came with statistics. But Democrats and Republicans share little common ground on voting rights.
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As the first Americans continue to feel the disproportionate impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is seeking to bring more resources to urban Indian communities.
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The House of Representatives voted to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the deadly January 6 insurrection at the Capitol, despite the opposition of 175 Republicans.
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The Lumbee Tribe is once again asking Congress for full federal recognition.
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“These are things that are absolutely essential to our identity and to our spiritual health,” National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp said in seeking permanent protections for Oak Flat.
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Rick Santorum is an unhinged and embarrassing racist who disgraces CNN and any other media company that provides him a platform.
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America has become a national disgrace when it comes to guns and that has to change.
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Anyone holding a position of power must pay close attention to the words that come out of their mouths.
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“I’ll fight tirelessly to represent our tribal communities and our tribes with honor,” Georgene Louis says as she seeks to fill the shoes of a fellow Pueblo trailblazer.
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The nation’s highest court has taken up its first Indian law case of the term, with ensuring public safety on reservations at the forefront.
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Detached from reality. That’s the way a federal judge has described a Donald Trump supporter who took part in the violent riot in the nation’s capital.
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“The confirmation of Deb Haaland is amazing,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) said after the historic vote in favor of the Pueblo trailblazer.
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Every Republican senator voted against the Covid Relief Bill. What did they vote against?
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Native veterans and allies are stepping up to support Deb Haaland ahead of her final historic vote as Secretary of the Interior.
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Sen. Steve Daines (R-Montana) discusses his opposition to the historic nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) to serve as Secretary of the Interior.
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The U.S. Senate is slowly but surely moving to confirm Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) as Secretary of the Interior.
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Given Deb Haaland’s ethics, her passion and her record of advocacy on behalf of Indigenous peoples a great new era in our history is about to begin.
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Nine Indian Country bills affecting tribal nations and Alaska Natives are taking their first step forward in the U.S. Senate.
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“Despite Republican obstruction, Representative Haaland will be confirmed by the Senate to be Secretary Haaland,” a leading Democrat said.
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“We need Congresswoman Haaland on the job without delay,” said Fawn Sharp, president of the National Congress of American Indians.
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Democrats are moving quickly to update the Violence Against Women Act with added protections for women in tribal communities.
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By a vote of 11-9, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved the nomination of Deb Haaland to serve as Secretary of the Interior.
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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is on her way to making history yet again, this time as the first Native person in a presidential cabinet.
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Tribal nations are lining up behind a Pueblo woman in a crowded field of candidates for New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District.
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Deb Haaland was slammed with questions about the Biden administration’s energy policies at her historic confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior.
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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) endured a second day of questions as her historic confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior finally came to a close.
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It was a historic day for Indian Country as Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) finally got her confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior.
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Deb Haaland, a citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna, has been nominated to serve as Secretary of the Interior in President Joe Biden’s administration.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold its first hearing of the 117th Congress on February 24, 2021.
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The House Committee on Natural Resources holds an organizing meeting on February 18, 2021.
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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) discusses economic development in Indian Country and self-governance for tribal nations in a video message to the Native American Contractors Association.