Biden administration backs Indian boarding school bill (June 27, 2022)The Biden administration is fully supporting a bipartisan bill to study the Indian boarding school era, Secretary Deb Haaland said at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation stands up for sovereignty (June 6, 2022)Please vote like the future of Cherokee Nation depends on it.
Indian Health Service nominee up for confirmation hearing (May 24, 2022)With his administration sounding the alarm on health worker burnout, President Biden’s pick to lead the Indian Health Service is up for a long-awaited confirmation hearing.
Cronkite News: Tribes struggle with public safety hires (May 24, 2022)Tribal police departments across the country find it difficult to recruit and retain law enforcement personnel.
Navajo Nation citizen makes history as newest federal judge (May 23, 2022)Sunshine Suzanne Sykes is joining a group that is small yet growing — Native women who serve on the federal bench.
Tribes see progress with Violence Against Women Act and more funding (March 14, 2022)A long-overdue update to the Violence Against Women Act is finally becoming law to protect more women, children and elders in tribal communities.
Gaylord News: Tribes eager for more ‘Buy Indian’ opportunities (March 14, 2022)Tribal leaders are hopeful for more economic development opportunities through long-overdue updates to the Buy Indian Act.
Senate committee advances nomination of Native judge (March 11, 2022)Sunshine Suzanne Sykes, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is one step closer to becoming a federal judge.
Senate Committee on the Judiciary Executive Business Meeting (March 11, 2022)The Senate Committee on the Judiciary holds an executive business meeting to consider pending nominations on March 10, 2022.
Omnibus federal funding bill moving forward in Congress (March 9, 2022)The $1.5 trillion omnibus will fund Indian Country programs and expand recognition of tribal sovereignty under the Violence Against Women Act.
Fate of Dakota Access Pipeline lies in Biden’s hands (February 22, 2022)“The fight is not over, the fight for our water, for the unborn and for Mother Earth,” said Chairwoman Janet Alkire of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Supreme Court hears cases with high stakes for Indian Country (February 21, 2022)Amid a high-stakes political battle, the nation’s highest court is gearing up for some major decisions that will affect Indian Country for generations to come.
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