Chickasaw Nation citizen lands Native advisor role at White House (April 27, 2022)The White House has a new Native advisor in the second year of Joe Biden’s presidency.
Young Native woman sounds alarm about violence in Indian Country (April 22, 2022)A prominent photographer who built a sizable following online with posts featuring Native women and girls is stepping out of the spotlight after survivors came forward with accounts of trauma.
Native America Calling: Where to store nuclear waste? (March 23, 2022)Tribal communities continue to live with nuclear waste in their backyards while a permanent repository remains in political limbo.
POSTPONED: House Committee on Natural Resources Markup (March 16, 2022)The House Committee on Natural Resources holds a markup to consider the Requirements, Expectations, and Standard Procedures for Effective Consultation with Tribes Act.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (March 14, 2022)NAFOA turns 40 next month! Celebrate with us!
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (March 7, 2022)The countdown to #NAFOA40th is on! Have you registered yet?
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NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (February 22, 2022)Our “5 Things” Newsletter gives you the info you need to start your week well!
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (February 15, 2022)NAFOA loves our community.
Nooksack Tribe puts housing evictions on ‘pause’ amid high-level attention (February 2, 2022)Former citizens of the Nooksack Tribe have won temporary respite from being evicted from their federally-funded homes in Washington state.
Gabe Galanda: Biden administration takes a stand on Indian civil rights (January 25, 2022)Indigenous representation does matter.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (January 18, 2022)The countdown to NAFOA’s 40th Annual Conference is on!
Native America Calling: Nooksack disenrollees at a crossroads (January 13, 2022)The Nooksack Tribe’s efforts to expel 306 former citizens has reached a breaking point again.
Tribal leaders hail historic nomination of Native woman to federal bench (December 17, 2021)Tribal leaders are welcoming the historic nomination of Sunshine Suzanne Sykes, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, to the federal bench.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (December 13, 2021)Our “5 Things” Newsletter gives you the info you need to start your week well!
Freedom Socialist: Conservative attack on Indian Child Welfare Act continues (December 1, 2021)Determined right-wing forces have piled onto a critical court case in order to overturn the hard-won Indian Child Welfare Act.
Fraudulent Native artist charged with violating Indian Arts and Crafts Act (November 24, 2021)A Washington man who claims to be a Native artist has been charged with violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act and for illegally possessing eagle feathers and other bird parts.
Lummi Nation: Invasive species threatens tribal treaty resources (November 24, 2021)“The appearance of the European green crab is a serious threat to our treaty fishing rights,” said Chairman Willie Jones Jr.
National Park Service: More tribes sign historic preservation agreements (November 24, 2021)Seven new tribal historic preservation agreements were completed and signed with tribes in seven states in 2021.
Native America Calling: Makah Tribe’s whale hunt journey (October 20, 2021)The Makah Tribe is one step closer to resuming whale hunts, decades after their last harvest.
Native America Calling: Innovative ideas for addressing Native homelessness (September 6, 2021)Homelessness is an unfortunate reality for a disproportionate number of Native people, especially those in urban areas.
Prominent Indian law attorney Gabe Galanda joins bank board (July 28, 2021)“I am honored to join the First Fed family and to represent Indigenous peoples in the banking world,” said Gabe Galanda.
Native America Calling: Dangerous heat: wildfires and heatwaves (July 20, 2021)Heatwaves are scorching much of the western half of the country and weather experts say there’s more to come. How are tribes affected?
Fawn Sharp: Racist ‘Native’ mascots have no place in our society (July 13, 2021)NCAI will not rest until all offensive Native-themed mascots and associated imagery are removed from popular culture.
Yakama Nation celebrates ‘resounding victory’ for treaty lands (June 16, 2021)The Yakama Nation is celebrating after a federal appeals court confirmed that the tribe has been right all along about its treaty lands.
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