tag: self-governance

cherokeenationveteranshousinginitiative
When the federal government invests in Indian Country, it is not only tribal citizens who benefit.
Wilma Mankiller - 2022 American Women Quarters Program
The late Wilma Mankiller, the first woman to serve as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, was a beacon for girls and women of all ages and all races.
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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.
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The former chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is speaking out about his criminal corruption case as he seeks to dismiss all of the charges against him.
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“The United States has made solemn promises to Tribal Nations for more than two centuries,” says President Joe Biden.
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In a historic first, Deb Haaland, one of the first two Native women to serve in the U.S. Congress, has been tapped to serve in the incoming Joe Biden administration.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will focus on tribal self-governance and cultural sovereignty as the 116th Congress winds down.
“Native Americans have overcome many hardships since the onset of colonization — genocide, forced relocation and assimilation — but we’re still here,” said Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico).
johnhoeventomudall
The PROGRESS Act, a bipartisan bill to improve tribal self-governance, has finally been signed into law.
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President Trump finally signed a tribal self-governance bill into law but he doesn’t plan to follow all of its provisions if he doesn’t feel like it.
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Just days after their boss bashed Indigenous Peoples Day, members of the Donald Trump administration tried their best to portray the president as someone who cares about the interests of America’s “first” inhabitants.
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It took years of work by Native women and activists but legislation to address the crisis of missing and murdered sisters and relatives has finally become law.
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The U.S. House of Representatives considers S.209, the Practical Reforms and Other Goals To Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self-Governance and Self-Determination for Indian Tribes Act, also known as the PROGRESS Act, on September 21, 2020.
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Five Indian Country bills are finally over their last hurdle on Capitol Hill, giving Republicans, Democrats and maybe even Donald Trump a chance to declare victory ahead of the presidential election.
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Five Indian Country bills are on their way to President Donald Trump for his signature.
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It’s a busy week for Indian Country’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.
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It’s been difficult to get Indian legislation through Congress but tribes are hoping to get a win with passage of a self-governance bill.