Chickasaw Nation citizen lands Native advisor role at White House (April 27, 2022)The White House has a new Native advisor in the second year of Joe Biden’s presidency.
U.S. Supreme Court – Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta (April 27, 2022)The U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta, No. 21-429, on April 27, 2022.
Winnebago Tribe takes action to address marriage controversy (April 13, 2022)A young voice from the Winnebago Tribe spurred big change and helped address anti-LGBTQ actions in the community.
Native America Calling: Celebrating the legacy of Edith Kanakaʻole (April 11, 2022)Edith Kanaka’ole was an acclaimed Native Hawaiian composer, chanter, hula dancer and educator.
Wabanaki Nations seek ‘equality’ for their tribal sovereignty (April 4, 2022)With one long-overdue legislative achievement under their belts, tribal nations from one of the furthest ends of Indian Country are asking Congress to fully recognize their sovereignty.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Taking a closer look at our tribal flag (March 22, 2022)Ideally, a national flag is a symbol of pride and devotion to one’s country.
‘Auntie Deb’ discusses representation at SXSW conference (March 17, 2022)Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior, discussed equity and inclusion at the SXSW conference.
POSTPONED: House Committee on Natural Resources Markup (March 16, 2022)The House Committee on Natural Resources holds a markup to consider the Requirements, Expectations, and Standard Procedures for Effective Consultation with Tribes Act.
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.
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.
Gabe Galanda: Addressing civil rights in Indian Country (March 7, 2022)The dehumanization threatens tribal national existence; without the People, there are no nations.
Navajo Nation leader launches Republican bid for Congress (March 2, 2022)Myron Lizer, the often controversial vice president of the Navajo Nation who recently declared his ‘love’ for Donald Trump, is running for U.S. Congress.
Howard Center: Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation caught in flaring debate (February 28, 2022)The Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota, home to a massive amount of natural gas flaring, is battling for regulatory control over this wasteful practice.
Self-described ‘agitator’ changes tribal affiliation story after inquiries (February 25, 2022)The leader of New York City’s most prominent and vocal Indigenous group is changing their story after being asked about their tribal affiliation claims.
SCOTUSBlog: Supreme Court tackles bingo and tribal sovereignty (February 23, 2022)A View from the Courtroom is an inside look at oral arguments and opinion announcements unfolding in real time.
Supreme Court Audio: Denezpi v. United States (February 22, 2022)The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Denezpi v. United States, a tribal sovereignty case, on February 22, 2022.
Supreme Court Audio: Ysleta del Sur Pueblo v. Texas (February 22, 2022)The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Ysleta del Sur Pueblo v. Texas, No. 20-493, on February 22, 2022.
SCOTUSBlog: Supreme Court takes up tribal sovereignty dispute (February 22, 2022)Crimes against indigenous women are the subject of increasing public concern and awareness.
SCOTUSBlog: Tigua Tribe finally gets gaming case to Supreme Court (February 22, 2022)The U.S. Supreme Court argument in Ysleta del Sur Pueblo v. Texas presents yet another installment in the decades-long conflict between state gambling regulators and tribal nations.
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