First Lady Dr. Jill Biden heads to Navajo Nation (April 22, 2021)First Lady Dr. Jill Biden is visiting the Navajo Nation, her third trip to the largest reservation in the United States.
Native Sun News Today: Native women seek federal judgeship (April 12, 2021)Two Native lawyers with impressive resumes are seeking an appointment to the federal bench.
President Biden submits first budget request in age of COVID-19 (April 9, 2021)President Joe Biden has submitted his first budget to Congress, showing increases in investments for Indian Country.
‘Culture. Clan. Community’: Georgene Louis for Congress (March 30, 2021)
Georgene Louis is seeking to make history as the next Native woman in Congress. Listen to her story.
Albert Bender: Deb Haaland makes history in nation’s capital (March 30, 2021)The Department of the Interior under Secretary Deb Haaland is getting off to a great start.
Native America Calling: Book of the Month (March 30, 2021)Get ready to expand how you take in story with Native America Calling’s March Book of the Month author Leanne Betasamosake Simpson.
Native America Calling: Groundbreaking Native women artists (March 29, 2021)During March, Native America Calling is celebrating historic Native women.
SCOTUSBlog: Supreme Court takes up messy tribal sovereignty case (March 22, 2021)“Are you an Indian, sir?” The answer to the question is at the heart of a closely-watched case before the nation’s highest court.
Cronkite News: Deb Haaland takes helm at Department of the Interior (March 19, 2021)“The confirmation of Deb Haaland is amazing,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) said after the historic vote in favor of the Pueblo trailblazer.
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.
‘It will be historic’: Deb Haaland #DebForInterior (March 11, 2021)“For too long, tribal nations have been denied a seat at the table where decisions were made that impacted their lives and their land,” a key Democrat said in discussing the historic nomination of Deb Haaland.
‘Haaland will be confirmed by the Senate’ #DebForInterior (March 9, 2021)A key Democratic lawmaker is confident: Deb Haaland will soon be in charge of the Department of the Interior.
Bill recognizes tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders (March 9, 2021)Democrats are moving quickly to update the Violence Against Women Act with added protections for women in tribal communities.
Pueblo of Pojoaque makes history with women leaders (March 4, 2021)The Pueblo of Pojoaque is being led by women for the first time in modern history.
Tim Giago: We need a Native American on the federal judge’s bench (February 24, 2021)As a Native American woman, Lakota lawyer Sara Boensch Collins will bring that special something to the federal bench that is, for the most part, non-existent.
Indigenously: Deb Haaland set for historic confirmation hearing (February 22, 2021)Deb Haaland, a citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna, has been nominated to serve as Secretary of the Interior in President Joe Biden’s administration.
Deb Haaland finally lands confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior (February 17, 2021)Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is inching closer to making history as the first Native person to serve in a modern-day presidential cabinet.
House Committee on Natural Resources sets first meeting (February 15, 2021)The legislative panel with jurisdiction over Indian issues is meeting for the first time of the 117th Congress.
Native women land key leadership and policy roles in Biden administration (February 5, 2021)A citizen of the Winnebago Tribe will be leading the Indian Country legal team at the Department of the Interior and is among a growing number of Native women in the Biden administration.
U.S. Supreme Court sets oral argument in ‘bad men’ treaty rights case (February 4, 2021)Tribal nations were concerned about “bad men” when they negotiated treaties. Will the U.S. Supreme Court uphold those promises?
Native women land prominent roles on key Congressional committee (February 1, 2021)With the 117th Congress underway, two citizens of the Tohono O’odham Nation are taking prominent roles on a legislative committee that handles Indian Country issues.
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