Native America Calling: Water shortages for tribes along the Colorado River (September 13, 2021)Native America Calling will talk with tribes about how they are coping with two decades of extreme drought and how they’re preparing for a drier future.
Indian Country Today: Opponents of Line 3 look to United Nations for support (September 8, 2021)The United States faces an October deadline to respond to concerns about human rights abuses of Native people who are resisting the Line 3 pipeline on Ojibwe treaty territory.
Cronkite News: Tribal nations win court ruling for clean water rule (September 2, 2021)Six tribes from all regions of the country have secured victory against a Trump-era rule that rolled back protections for water.
House Committee on Natural Resources markup on budget reconciliation (September 2, 2021)The House Committee on Natural Resource is meeting to consider billions of dollars of investments in Indian Country.
Ernest Oppegaard-Peltier #StopLine3 #DC #JoeBiden (August 23, 2021)Ernest Oppegaard-Peltier, a citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, addresses a Stop Line 3 rally at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Gina Peltier #StopLine3 #DC #JoeBiden (August 23, 2021)Gina Peltier, a citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, addresses a Stop Line 3 rally at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Jean-Luc Pierite #StopLine3 #DC #JoeBiden (August 23, 2021)Jean-Luc Pierite, a citizen of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe, addresses a Stop Line 3 rally at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Native America Calling: Minnesota protectors lay it on the Line 3 (August 23, 2021)Opponents of the Line 3 oil pipeline across Minnesota continue to work to halt construction.
News21: Yurok Tribe exercises foods sovereignty (August 6, 2021)Concurrent crises, including the coronavirus, have worsened the food insecurity within the Yurok Tribe, spurring some to explore their own solutions.
Native America Calling: The Gold King Mine spill six years later (August 5, 2021)Toxic sludge from the Gold King Mine created an environmental disaster for hundreds of miles downstream, including parts of the Navajo Nation.
Aaron Payment: Investing in infrastructure in Indian Country (August 4, 2021)The American Jobs Plan will bring an additional $12 billion in much-needed infrastructure to Indian Country.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation builds a brighter future (August 3, 2021)When the federal government invests in Indian Country, it is not only tribal citizens who benefit.
Cronkite News: Warriors continue to bring water to Navajo Nation (July 19, 2021)An estimated 30 percent of Navajo Nation residents lack running water and often must travel long distances to haul it back to their homes.
Native America Calling: Creative water solutions (July 19, 2021)Large, expensive infrastructure projects would go a long way toward solving drinking water access problems on tribal lands.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (July 12, 2021)NAFOA looks out for our community — help us grow by forwarding this newsletter!
House committee sets hearing on Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act (June 21, 2021)The Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act is up for its first hearing in the 117th Congress.
Cronkite News: Border barriers continue to harm O’odham land (June 8, 2021)Tribal citizens, local residents, security experts and environmentalists say the unfinished Trump border project introduced more problems than it fixed.
Native America Calling: Hope for clean water infrastructure (May 17, 2021)President Biden is seeking $111 billion to help solve persistent drinking water access problems, including for tribes.
Secretary Pete Buttigieg: American Jobs Plan and Indian Country (April 20, 2021)“We can’t talk about jobs and infrastructure without acknowledging that many of America’s original residents are living without clean water,” Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg told tribal leaders during a meeting about the American Jobs Plan.
Secretary Haaland statement on Biden budget request (April 9, 2021)President Joe Biden is seeking $4 billion for tribal programs at the Department of the Interior, the federal agency with the most trust and treaty responsibilities.
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