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The American Rescue Plan Act includes a record $31.2 billion in funds for Native communities across the United States.
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In one of his last acts as president, Donald Trump pardoned Republican former lawmaker Rick Renzi, who was convicted of corruption while in Congress.
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Rep. Yvette Herrell (R-New Mexico), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, has been all about Donald Trump since becoming the third Native woman to serve in Congress.
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Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) failed to mention Donald Trump by name or address his role in inciting violence on a “horrific” day at the U.S. Capitol.
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The Trail of Tears, the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation to Oklahoma, was one of the most inhumane policies in American history – but it wasn’t an isolated incident.
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A program that has reduced diabetes in Indian Country has been extended for another three years, resulting in a lifetime in the age of COVID-19.
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Lawmakers are getting back to work after a long recess and a divisive election as time runs out to advance Indian Country’s legislative agenda.
National Native American Veterans Memorial
Since the Revolutionary War, Native Americans have served our country in higher numbers than any other racial or ethnic minority in the United States.
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Indian Country is celebrating after turning out in record numbers for one of the most consequential presidential elections in American history.
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American history was made when Amy Coney Barrett was officially confirmed to serve as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States.
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The Zia Sun Symbol is vital to the religion, traditions and culture of Zia Pueblo.
tom cole
Looking back on the unprecedented events, hardships, challenges and losses we’ve navigated this year, certainly everyone would agree that 2020 has been a roller coaster experience none of us asked for or wanted.
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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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A bipartisan resolution calls for the official designation of the second Monday of October as a federal holiday in honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
tomcole
Although there is broad bipartisan agreement in Congress that additional coronavirus relief is needed, I regret that the status of delivering relief hasn’t changed a lot.
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Over the last several months, the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked unprecedented havoc on the world.
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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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If signed into law, the Not Invisible Act will be the first bill in history to be introduced and passed by four citizens of federally recognized tribe.