tag: urban indians

House Committee on Natural Resources markup of H.R.2021, the Environmental Justice For All Act
The House Committee on Natural Resources meets for a markup on H.R.2021, the Environmental Justice For All Act.
Sean Sherman
Indian Country’s most celebrated chef is facing calls for greater accountability after hiring a domestic violence offender.
Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on S. 4104, S. 4439 & H.R. 5221
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a legislative hearing on three bills on July 20, 2022.
Prince Rupert, British Columbia
Three young Indigenous people died under mysterious circumstances in Prince Rupert in British Columbia. The investigations into their deaths were inadequate.
'Indians Welcome' - Alcatraz Island
“Through the Decades” remembers the politics, significant events, and pop culture that helped shape Native America.
Akisa 2022
An ambitious showcase of Native talent devolved into controversy and recrimination as performers and vendors were left in the dark about the event.
'Faces From the Interior'
“Faces From the Interior” at the Joslyn Art Museum in Nebraska features Native perspectives on portraits of their people.
House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - The Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities
The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds an oversight hearing titled “The Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities.”
'Indians Allowed'
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is calling on the Department of Justice to investigate a business that has banned Native patrons.
'Indians Allowed'
The people of the Dakota, Lakota and Nakota nations came together to take a stand against racism and discrimination on their homelands.
Harold Frazier
When those wagons first began their way to break treaties and settle on our territory we were classified as lesser beings and genocide was justified as such.
Jill Jim, Roselyn Tso, Jonathan Nez
The federal agency charged with providing health care to more than 2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives has gone without a permanent leader for six of the last seven years.
Western Native Voice
Digital kiosks and legal arguments are one Native nonprofit’s answer to Montana’s new election laws.
Pawnee, Oklahoma
A growing number of Indian Country organizations are distancing themselves from Walter Roy Echo-Hawk Jr. following revelations of the criminal charge against the prominent artist.
nativeamericacalling nac
A thriving group of Laguna Pueblo citizens maintain their tribal connections at a distance. Learn more about this unique colony on Native America Calling.
Navajo Nation
Tribal communities are once again seeing an explosion in COVID-19 cases following the busy holiday season and as a new and highly contagious variant brings upheaval to Indian Country.
March for Lost Children
Native children continue to be overrepresented in state foster care systems, taken from their homes at high rates.
marcellusosceola
A bipartisan bill to enable the Seminole Tribe to exercise greater control over its lands has finally become law.
Joe Biden
From the missing and murdered crisis to sacred sites, the Biden administration is touting its Indian Country agenda as it hosts the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
H.R.5221 - Urban Indian Health Confer Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.5221, the Urban Indian Health Confer Act, on November 1, 2021.
U.S. Capitol
Seven Indian Country bills, affecting tribal homelands, federal recognition and urban Indians, are slated for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives
Native Veterans
For nearly two decades, the Indian Health Service and the Department of Veterans Affairs have partnered to improve the health status of American Indian and Alaska Native veterans.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts a legislative hearing on October 5, 2021.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is getting back to work with a legislative hearing.
Mamook Tokatee
Construction on Oregon’s first tribal- and artist-preference affordable housing development, known as Mamook Tokatee, will be completed this year.
Roy Slowman
Indigenous nations across the country have experienced chronic federal underfunding, which has led to disproportionate impacts tied to COVID-19 through housing, employment, public safety, food security, health care and economic outcomes.
nativeamericacalling nac
Homelessness is an unfortunate reality for a disproportionate number of Native Americans, especially in urban areas.
Cherokee Nation
Health insurance coverage has improved dramatically among American Indians and Alaska Natives, according to a new report.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has rescheduled its hearing on Indian health and Native youth legislation.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is meeting for a legislative hearing.
Repatriation of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children at Carlisle Indian Industrial School
The Indian community came together in Sioux City, Iowa, to welcome nine Lakota children who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.
'Farmington is on Indian Land'
We need to organize and find out why none of these murders have been solved.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
Federal officials and Indian Country leaders are testifying about Indian health and Native youth legislation.
Native American Connections
Incorporating Indigenous practices like talking circles into health care treatment isn’t new but has grown in significance during COVID-19.
Albuquerque Indian School
Officials in New Mexico’s largest city plan to work with tribal and Native leaders following the disappearance of a plaque commemorating the burials of Indian boarding school students.
Donna Gilbert, Julie Mohney and Charmaine White Face
A self-determination dispute at an Indian Health Service facility in South Dakota has come to an end.
okcic
As the first Americans continue to feel the disproportionate impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is seeking to bring more resources to urban Indian communities.
charmainewhiteface
When Donna Gilbert asked me to be a part of her lawsuit, I immediately said yes. After having survived three other lawsuits, I should have been leery.
reneesanssouci
Family members shared memories and stories of their lost loved ones as the nation observed a day of awareness for missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives.
mildredquaemptsmerlekirk
The COVID-19 pandemic and mismatched databases confound efforts to address failures investigating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.