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Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has rescheduled its hearing on Indian health and Native youth legislation.
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Federal officials and Indian Country leaders are testifying about Indian health and Native youth legislation.
Jonathan Nez, Bryan Newland, Myron Lizer
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.
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation
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.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be hearing from experts in housing, telecommunications and federal policy at a roundtable on infrastructure.
Kyrsten Sinema
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) repeated her refusal to end the filibuster on the same day Republicans used the maneuver to block debate on voting rights legislation.
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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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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking another look at infrastructure in Native communities.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a nomination hearing to consider Bryan Newland as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs.
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Bryan Newland delivers an opening statement at his nomination hearing to be Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs in the Biden administration.
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It’s a big day for Bryan Newland, who has been nominated to serve as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs in the Joe Biden administration.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing and a legislative hearing to examine Native languages and COVID-19.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has a busy afternoon with a business meeting, oversight hearing and legislative hearing.
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Efforts to memorialize the legacy of Ponca Chief Standing Bear continue at the local and national level.
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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 Cherokee language has always been the heart and soul of our tribe.
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Robert Anderson, a citizen of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa, delivers an opening statement at his confirmation hearing to be Solicitor at the Department of the Interior.
The Capitol after the attack
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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A citizen of the Muscogee Nation is set to make history as the first Native person to serve as a federal judge in Washington state.
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The Lumbee Tribe is once again asking Congress for full federal recognition.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking another look at the ways in which COVID-19 has impacted Native communities.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is once again taking a look at how COVID-19 has impacted American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities.
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland is moving quickly to roll back negative policies as the Biden administration seeks to restore the nation-to-nation relationship with tribes and uphold the federal government’s trust and treaty obligations.
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When President Joe Biden delivers his first address to Congress, a young citizen of the Navajo Nation will be there as a special guest.
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“Rebuilding and consolidating Tribal homelands supports not only Native cultures, languages, and communities, but also Tribal businesses that help make economies for both Tribes and surrounding communities thrive,” said Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), chair of Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
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The Biden administration is relaunching the White House Council on Native American Affairs as it seeks to strengthen the federal government’s relationship with tribal nations.
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• On Clubhouse: Indianz.Com Listening Room [Audio Only] One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, how are Native communities doing after suffering the highest infection, hospitalization and death rates in the U.S? That question will be discussed at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Wednesday afternoon. The title is “Examining the COVID-19 […]
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Two Native lawyers with impressive resumes are seeking an appointment to the federal bench.
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Protecting women and children has always been a core value for the Cherokee people.
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Oak Flat would be “permanently damaged” by a controversial copper mine, according to the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is meeting to advance more bills and to hear about water needs in Native communities.
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland takes part in a ceremonial swearing-in at the White House complex on March 18, 2021.
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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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Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Arizona) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) have once again introduced legislation to permanently protect a sacred Apache site from development.
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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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“For too long, tribal nations have been denied a seat at the table where decisions were made that impacted their lives and their land,” a key Democrat said in discussing the historic nomination of Deb Haaland.
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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.