Tim Giago: Paying respect to Lakota elders Leonard and Enos (December 17, 2021)I raise my coffee cup to Lakota elders who taught me so much.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation honors our brave veterans (November 15, 2021)Citizens of the Cherokee Nation, like most tribes across the country, have a deep commitment to the American military.
White House Fact Sheet: Building A New Era of Nation-to-Nation Engagement (November 15, 2021)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.
Secretary Haaland delivers Veterans Day message (November 11, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior, delivers a video message on Veterans Day.
Native America Calling: Preserving Native veterans’ stories (November 11, 2021)Stories from Native veterans offer lasting messages of both courage and healing.
MSU News: Montana State University celebrates new American Indian Hall (November 8, 2021)More than 1,000 people, including dignitaries from throughout the country, attended the grand opening of the American Indian Hall at Montana State University.
Ben Smith: Indian Health Service renews partnership for Native veterans (October 27, 2021)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.
Mary Toya, mother of Secretary Deb Haaland, passes on (October 18, 2021)“The Department of the Interior mourns with Secretary Deb Haaland as she and her family grieve the loss of her mother,” a statement read.
Tim Giago: It has been a long and bumpy road (October 18, 2021)It has taken me 87 years to travel that bumpy road called life. I think I may have a few miles left to travel.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to provide housing for veterans (August 17, 2021)Cherokee military veterans have made great sacrifices to protect our tribal nation and the whole United States.
Bill introduced in Senate to reauthorize key Indian housing law (July 13, 2021)Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) introduced legislation with Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and other members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, to reform and reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
Tim Giago: Thanking Native veterans for their service (May 31, 2021)The history of Native people and the United States military goes all of the way back to the Revolutionary War.
Native veterans support Deb Haaland ahead of historic vote (March 15, 2021)Native veterans and allies are stepping up to support Deb Haaland ahead of her final historic vote as Secretary of the Interior.
Pine Ridge Reservation signs defaced with racist and anti-Semitic graffiti (February 3, 2021)The leader of the Oglala Sioux Tribe is condemning racially charged vandalism of two welcome signs on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Stephen Roe Lewis: Donald Trump must be impeached (January 13, 2021)I support all efforts to impeach and convict Donald Trump and make it impossible for him to hold this office/public office ever again.
‘I am honored and ready to serve’: Deb Haaland and the Joe Biden administration (December 19, 2020)Acknowledging the homelands of the Lenape people, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) introduced herself as a Pueblo woman, a single mother and an advocate for public lands as a key member of President-elect Joe Biden’s climate and energy team.
Deb Haaland tapped for Cabinet by President-elect Joe Biden (December 17, 2020)In a historic first, Deb Haaland, one of the first two Native women to serve in the U.S. Congress, has been tapped to serve in the incoming Joe Biden administration.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation empowers tribal citizens (December 11, 2020)The Cherokee word “gadugi” describes one of our most important Cherokee values. It means working together to improve our tribal community.
Native Sun News Today: Book is fitting tribute to Native veteran heroes (November 26, 2020)We all know that Native Americans have served in the U.S. military at the highest rate per capita for any ethnicity.
Ivan Star Comes Out: There are people with that feeling of Native kinship (November 10, 2020)My childhood, adolescent, and war experiences led me to perceive the world as cruel and impersonal.
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe loses a great leader (November 10, 2020)Winfield Russell, also known as One Bird, served the Northern Cheyenne people in many different capacities throughout his life.
Rep. Tom Cole: Paying tribute to our Native veterans (November 10, 2020)Since the Revolutionary War, Native Americans have served our country in higher numbers than any other racial or ethnic minority in the United States.
Indian Country Today: Lakota veteran seeks office in South Dakota (October 21, 2020)Serving 22 years in the U.S. Army has had a profound impact on the life of Remi Bald Eagle.
National Native American Veterans Memorial set for debut (October 14, 2020)The National Museum of the American Indian will open the new National Native American Veterans Memorial on November 11, 2020.
Joe Biden celebrates Indigenous People’s Day (October 12, 2020)Joe Biden: “Native Americans have always honored their deep connection to the land and kept faith with the rich spiritual traditions and heritage of their ancestors, often in the face of policies and violence that sought to strip them of both.”
Bill recognizes efforts of Native veterans group (October 7, 2020)To date, no Native veterans’ organization has received a charter from Congress. A new bill changes that.
Navajo Nation declares Gold Star Families Day in honor of fallen warriors (September 28, 2020)
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer honor the lives and sacrifices of all fallen warriors and their families with a proclamation, which recognizes September 27, 2020, as Navajo Nation Gold Star Families Day.
Indian bills on House schedule for week of September 21, 2020 (September 20, 2020)It’s a busy week for Indian Country’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.
Navajo Nation soldier Corlton Lane Chee laid to rest (September 16, 2020)U.S. Army PFC Corlton Lane Chee, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, passed away at the age of 25 while stationed at Fort Hood Army Base in Texas.
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