tag: sovereignty

House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States - Examining Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta: The Implications of the Supreme Court's Ruling on Tribal Sovereignty
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds an oversight hearing entitled “Examining Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta: The Implications of the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Tribal Sovereignty.”
U.S. Supreme Court
A decision from the nation’s highest court opens tribal lands to state jurisdiction — even though tribes have not consented to the imposition.
House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States - Examining Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta: The Implications of the Supreme Court's Ruling on Tribal Sovereignty
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a hearing to examine the impacts of the U.S. Supreme Court on tribal sovereignty.
Richard Oakes
Richard Thasriwasatse Oakes changed our culture, our politics, our economies.
Regan Loggans
Just as courts are working through jurisdictional boundaries for the other tribes, the Osage Nation is facing an erosion of its sovereignty.
U.S. Supreme Court
The Biden administration is hosting two listening sessions to hear from tribes about a controversial U.S. Supreme Court decision.
National Congress of American Indians Sovereignty Run
“We are in a critical time where, once again, our sovereignty is being threatened,” National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp said in announcing the 2022 Sovereignty Run.
The White House
Tribal leaders are looking forward to addressing climate change and improving economic conditions in their communities through the Inflation Reduction Act.
Larry Wright Jr.
The largest inter-tribal advocacy organization in the United States is forging ahead with a new executive as tribes continue to confront challenges to their sovereignty.
Harold Frazier
Mni Wiconi means water is life, and no one will silence our Native peoples.
Dakota Beavers
A star of the hit film Prey wants to find out the “truth” about his supposed tribal ancestry. But Hollywood studios don’t share the same commitment.
U.S. Supreme Court
Tribal nations must be prepared to combat this judicial onslaught—and any more to come—from the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative anti-Native agenda.
Alan Parker
Alan Parker, a citizen of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, had a profound impact on law and policy in Indian Country.
Native America Calling - The Menu: Farm Bill and Navajo Pizza
What’s on The Menu? Learn more about the Native Farm Bill Coalition and a new restaurant on the Navajo Nation.
FEMA National Tribal Strategy
The Federal Emergency Management Agency announces the release of its National Tribal Strategy.
Oglala Lakota Nation
Citizens of the Oglala Sioux Tribe overwhelmingly voted to legalize recreational and medical marijuana on their homelands.
Women's March
Federal and state abortion restrictions have been interfering with tribal sovereignty for years.
Chuck Hoskin and Lewis Johnson
The Cherokee Nation, Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation, Muscogee Nation and Seminole Nation signed treaties that include provisions addressing formerly enslaved persons in their territories.
Alaskan Inuit Food Sovereignty Summit
Today on Native America Calling, Andi Murphy hosts the Indigenous food show The Menu.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing on "Select Provisions of the 1866 Reconstruction Treaties between the United States and Oklahoma Tribes"
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing titled “Select Provisions of the 1866 Reconstruction Treaties between the United States and Oklahoma Tribes.”
Chuck Hoskin
Whatever our disagreements may be today, nothing compares to what divided the Cherokee people 183 years ago.
Sean Sherman
Indian Country’s most celebrated chef is facing calls for greater accountability after hiring a domestic violence offender.
U.S. Supreme Court
Since tribes are sovereign nations, with their own laws, could they offer abortion services on their lands within states that may soon outlaw abortion?
U.S. Supreme Court
As the retrograde Supreme Court has taken steps back in time, it has struck a reactionary blow against the tribal sovereignty of this land’s Indigenous nations.
U.S. Supreme Court
The legacy of colonialism continues to exist in 2022 through this most recent action by the U.S. Supreme Court to deny Native — and all — women the right to body sovereignty.
Pine Ridge Reservation
The sooner we realize the fact that the colonists found democracy here on the continent, the sooner we can progress and enjoy freedom.
Yvette Roubideaux
The National Congress of American Indians is bidding farewell to one of its highest-ranking employees as the organization’s top executive remains on leave.
U.S. Supreme Court
Tribal leaders and legal scholars are preparing for what they say are the significant and long lasting effects of a Supreme Court decision.
U.S. Supreme Court
Make no mistake, this decision was woefully ignorant at best, and intended to severely undercut the political autonomy of our Indian Nations.
Haudenosaunee Nationals
The Haudenosaunee Nationals women’s team is on a winning streak at the World Lacrosse games.
Chuck Hoskin Jr.
A narrow majority of the U.S. Supreme Court has ignored its sacred responsibility to uphold the law when it comes to federal treaties with Native sovereign nations.
Montana State Capitol
Tribes that want to start cultivating cannabis in Montana already face restrictions imposed by a state agency.
The Great Hall of the U.S. Supreme Court
The nation’s highest court has reversed course when it comes to state jurisdiction in Indian Country.
U.S. Supreme Court
States can prosecute non-Natives for crimes against Native people on tribal lands, the nation’s highest court held in a closely-divided ruling.
John O’Connor and Kevin Stitt
Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor (R) is the latest state official to claim victory in a closely watched U.S. Supreme Court case.
Melanie Stansbury
“Congress must consult with our tribal nations to find a meaningful path forward,” said Rep. Melanie Stansbury (D-New Mexico), a member of the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
U.S. Supreme Court
“This decision will undoubtedly result in an increase in violent crimes being committed in Indian Country,” said Lucy SImpson of the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center.
Fawn Sharp
“The Supreme Court’s decision today is an attack on tribal sovereignty and the hard-fought progress of our ancestors to exercise our inherent sovereignty over our own territories,” said National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp.
Crystal Echo Hawk
“We cannot allow them to take any more power away from us,” says Crystal Echo Hawk, founder and executive director of IllumiNative.
Gary Batton
Chief Gary Batton of the Choctaw Nation says the tribe will continue working with law enforcement at all levels.