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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.
Lynn Malerba
It’s been a banner week for Native women trailblazers at all levels of U.S. government.
Queen Elizabeth
Indigenous leaders are among those reflecting on the legacy of Queen Elizabeth II.
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.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing on H.R. 6032, H.R. 6964, H.R. 7581 [Discussion Draft ANS], H.R. 8115, H.R. 8286, H.R. 8380, and H.R. 8387
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States meets for a legislative hearing on September 14, 2022.
Harold Frazier
Mni Wiconi means water is life, and no one will silence our Native peoples.
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.
We Are Cherokee: Cherokee Freedmen and the Right to Citizenship
A great nation is strong enough to tell the whole story, including those times when we inflicted trauma on others.
Nick Tilsen - United Shades of America
Most people did not use logic or reason to arrive at their ideas.
Protect Oak Flat
A long-running political, legal and environmental dispute over a copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona shows no signs of ending anytime soon.
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.
Black Hills Land Defenders
The Republican governor of South Dakota has once again been turned away in court over efforts to set off fireworks in the sacred Black Hills.
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.
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.
Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland is returning to work after suffering a break in her left fibula during a hike in a national park.
Harold Frazier
A hiring dispute at the Indian Health Service is being brought to the attention of President Joe Biden.
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.
LandBack
For many in Canada, #LandBack means taking back positions as stewards of the land and bringing balance to the community.
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.
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.
Chuck Hoskin
The U.S. Supreme Court has gone against precedent and basic principles of Indian law, Chief Chuck Hoskin of the Cherokee Nation said.
Muscogee Nation
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling is an “alarming step backward for justice,” the Muscogee Nation said in a statement.
U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court released a long-awaited decision in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta, a contentious case affecting tribal sovereignty.
Lynn Malerba
Lynn Malerba, the chief of the Mohegan Tribe, is taking on a prominent role in the Biden administration.
House Committee on Natural Resources
The House Committee on Natural Resources meets for a markup on June 15, 2022.
Samish Nation
The Samish Indian Nation has historically suffered significant obstacles in our path to self-determination, due to agency mistakes, inaction, delay and decades of litigation.
Harold Frazier
Together, we must always fight for our Native Peoples, our Native lands.
House Committee on Natural Resources
The House Committee on Natural Resources meets for a markup on June 8, 2022.
National Bison Range
Land that was taken from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes was finally returned after more than a century.
Esther Stutzman and Aiyanna Brown
The recent publication of a four-volume dictionary and an effort to build an expansive digital archive have brought renewed attention to the Kalapuya language.
John G. Roberts Jr. and Stephen G. Breyer
After nearly two hours of debate, the nation’s highest court took on a criminal case with implications for tribal communities across the country.
Legislative Hearing on H.R. 437, H.R. 6063, H.R. 6181 [Discussion Draft ANS], S. 314, S. 559, and S. 789
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on six tribal bills on April 27, 2022.