Native America Calling: Klamath River tribes praise dam removal momentum (November 30, 2022)After decades of fighting, tribes in northern California can celebrate the pending removal of four dams on the Klamath River.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules business meeting and hearing (November 14, 2022)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work after a lengthy absence.
Native America Calling: Alaska’s unprecedented snow crab population collapse (October 24, 2022)Alaska’s snow crab season is cancelled for the first time ever after a mass die-off all but wiped out the crustaceans.
Underscore.news: Yakama Nation celebrates return of sacred land (October 18, 2022)An 1855 treaty with the U.S. government ensured one of the Yakama Nation’s most important sites would remain part of its homelands.
Harold Frazier: Honor sacred promises to our Native Sovereign Nations (September 13, 2022)Mni Wiconi means water is life, and no one will silence our Native peoples.
Native America Calling: The inability to provide clean drinking water in America (September 7, 2022)A crisis making the news is a reminder of the dozens of failed drinking water systems for tribes across the country.
Native America Calling: Turning around threats to salmon (August 17, 2022)Join Native America Calling for updates on trouble spots for salmon in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation offers relief for farmers and ranchers (August 15, 2022)We have a responsibility to step up for our farmers and ranchers in their time of need.
Secretary Haaland returns to work after suffering injury (July 18, 2022)Secretary Deb Haaland is returning to work after suffering a break in her left fibula during a hike in a national park.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (June 6, 2022)NAFOA provides resources on every aspect needed for thriving tribal communities.
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.
Native America Calling: Federal help for water access (April 13, 2022)A new program offers low-income people help paying their water bills.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation works to address climate change (April 12, 2022)Indigenous people across the globe are disproportionately impacted by the effects of climate change.
Native America Calling: The future of the Great Salt Lake (April 5, 2022)Long before it became the inspiration to build what became Utah’s largest city, the Great Salt Lake was an important place for the Ute, Paiute, Goshute, and Shoshone nations.
Wabanaki Nations seek ‘equality’ for their tribal sovereignty (April 4, 2022)With one long-overdue legislative achievement under their belts, tribal nations from one of the furthest ends of Indian Country are asking Congress to fully recognize their sovereignty.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (April 4, 2022)We’re 40! Follow the Celebrations with #NAFOA40th!
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.
Leader of Navajo Nation Washington Office bids farewell (March 15, 2022)Santee Lewis, the executive director of the Navajo Nation Washington Office, announced her departure after three years on the job.
Howard Center: Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation caught in flaring debate (February 28, 2022)The Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota, home to a massive amount of natural gas flaring, is battling for regulatory control over this wasteful practice.
Fate of Dakota Access Pipeline lies in Biden’s hands (February 22, 2022)“The fight is not over, the fight for our water, for the unborn and for Mother Earth,” said Chairwoman Janet Alkire of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Cronkite News: Tribes seek stronger commitments for water infrastructure (February 21, 2022)Tribes need more federal support to implement “critical” water infrastructure projects on their lands, key lawmakers are being told.
Kaiser Health News: Navajo Nation deals with consequences of uranium mining (February 17, 2022)On July 16, 1979, a dam broke at a uranium mine, releasing 1,100 tons of radioactive waste and pouring 94 million gallons of contaminated water onto the Navajo Nation.
Native America Calling: Fixing Passamaquoddy’s drinking water problem (January 5, 2022)Some residents of the Passamaquoddy Pleasant Point Reservation have either hauled water or used bottled water for years, even decades.
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