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Roselyn Tso
After years of work, tribes finally achieved a historic first for the Indian Health Service. But Republicans are already ripping apart the funding agreement.
'Every Child Matters' at U.S. Supreme Court
With one negative ruling on the books and a potentially devastating one on the way, tribal leaders continue to look to the Biden administration to address the impacts of the U.S. Supreme Court.
White House Tribal Nations Summit Day 1
The Department of the Interior hosts the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 30, 2022.
White House Tribal Youth Forum
Dozens of young Native people flocked to the nation’s capital for the return of the White House Tribal Youth Forum, where they saw food sovereignty in action.
White House Tribal Youth Forum
“USDA is committed to empowering tribal self-determination and bringing Indigenous perspectives into agriculture, food, and nutrition,” said Secretary Tom Vilsack.
NAFOA
No tricks here. Just treats! 🎃
Joe Biden and Deb Haaland
The 2022 White House Tribal Nations Summit will be hosted at the Department of the Interior on November 30 and December 1.
Janet Yellen Star Quilt
Secretary Janet Yellen is the first leader of the Department of the Treasury to visit Indian Country. Here are some photos from her historic engagement.
Lynn Malerba
Lynn Malerba, the chief of the Mohegan Tribe, is taking on a prominent role in the Biden administration.
Native Women in Red Shawls
A long-overdue update to the Violence Against Women Act is finally becoming law to protect more women, children and elders in tribal communities.
Mark Madrid, Isabella Guzman and JacksonBrossy
The Navajo Nation is hosting the leader of the Small Business Administration for her first visit to the largest reservation in the United States.
Elizabeth Fowler
It’s been a year since Joe Biden took office as president of the United States and he has yet to name a permanent leader of the Indian Health Service.
Deb Haaland
Infrastructure and public safety in Indian Country are on the agenda as the Biden administration engages with tribal nations.