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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs set for first field oversight hearingFiled Under:
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs set for first field oversight hearing (April 19, 2017)
The hearing will look into the implementation of the Native American Children's Safety Act, which became law in 2016.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs heading to Spirit Lake NationFiled Under: National | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs heading to Spirit Lake Nation (April 10, 2017)
Lawmakers will be looking at the Native American Children's Safety Act, a new law aimed at addressing tribal foster care issues.
Cronkite News: Tribes pushing for renewal of key diabetes fundingFiled Under: Health | National | Politics
Cronkite News: Tribes pushing for renewal of key diabetes funding (March 30, 2017)
Alton Villegas, a citizen of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, offered an unusual call to action for an 11-year-old boy.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approves five bills at meetingFiled Under: Health | National | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approves five bills at meeting (March 29, 2017)
The bills address health care for Native veterans, outdated federal Indian laws, economic development, criminal jurisdiction and Columbia River treaty tribes.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs considers new round of billsFiled Under: Health | National | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs considers new round of bills (March 27, 2017)
Health care for Native veterans, outdated federal Indian laws, economic development, criminal jurisdiction and Columbia River treaty tribes are on the agenda.
Donald Trump brings bad news to Indian Country with first budgetFiled Under: Health | National | Politics
Donald Trump brings bad news to Indian Country with first budget (March 16, 2017)
The parent agencies of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service are seeing major cuts to offset increases in defense spending.
Senate confirms Ryan Zinke as new leader of Interior DepartmentFiled Under: National | Politics | Trust
Senate confirms Ryan Zinke as new leader of Interior Department (March 1, 2017)
The Montana Congressman's pro-tribal views stand in contrast to those of his boss, President Donald Trump.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Sen. John Hoeven raises red flags in Indian CountryFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Sen. John Hoeven raises red flags in Indian Country (February 20, 2017)
Your words of working together is a slap in the face of Indian country.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs advances nine bills at first meetingFiled Under: National | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs advances nine bills at first meeting (February 9, 2017)
Members of the panel are hoping bipartisanship wins the day even as Republicans and Democrats remain far apart on Capitol Hill.
Trump administration formally approves easement for Dakota Access PipelineFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Trump administration formally approves easement for Dakota Access Pipeline (February 7, 2017)
A series of documents filed in federal court confirmed the heavily-anticipated decision after the new occupant of the White House set the motion in place.
Dakota Access offers timeline as Trump administration finalizes decision on pipelineFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Dakota Access offers timeline as Trump administration finalizes decision on pipeline (February 6, 2017)
Crude could placed in the Dakota Access Pipeline within 60 days and oil could be flowing along the entire length of the 1,172-mile route in less than 90 days.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs moves quickly on bipartisan billsFiled Under: National | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs moves quickly on bipartisan bills (February 6, 2017)
The committee is set to advance a slew of bills that address economic development, employment, Native languages, water rights and other issues.
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump's 'logic' on the Dakota Access PipelineFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump's 'logic' on the Dakota Access Pipeline (February 1, 2017)
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe says Army Corps does not have the authority to stop the environmental review of the controversial project.
Trump administration quickly approves Dakota Access Pipeline over tribal objectionsFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Trump administration quickly approves Dakota Access Pipeline over tribal objections (January 31, 2017)
Barely a week after a White House directive, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has taken action.
Democrats force a delay in vote on President Trump's tribal jurisdiction foeFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Democrats force a delay in vote on President Trump's tribal jurisdiction foe (January 31, 2017)
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) has refused to say whether he will defend the tribal jurisdiction provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.
Leaders of key Senate panel divided on Dakota Access PipelineFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Leaders of key Senate panel divided on Dakota Access Pipeline (January 30, 2017)
Like most Republicans, Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota) supports completion of the controversial project even though Indian Country doesn't want it.
Tribes push back as President Donald Trump revives unwanted pipelinesFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Tribes push back as President Donald Trump revives unwanted pipelines (January 25, 2017)
For decades, and even centuries, massive dams, sprawling highways, poisonous mines, radioactive nuclear facilities, dangerous military ranges and similar developments have been imposed on tribes by Washington.
Democrats blast President Trump for ignoring Native opposition to pipelinesFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Democrats blast President Trump for ignoring Native opposition to pipelines (January 24, 2017)
Tribes thought Keystone XL was long dead and they have been preparing to deal the same fate to Dakota Access as part of a new environmental review.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs comes under new leadershipFiled Under: National | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs comes under new leadership (January 6, 2017)
Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota) and Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) are taking control of the key panel.
Democrats host forum on Dakota Access Pipeline on Capitol HillFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Democrats host forum on Dakota Access Pipeline on Capitol Hill (September 21, 2016)
With Republican lawmakers continuing to ignore the growing #NoDAPL movement, Democrats on Capitol Hill are taking matters into their own hands.
President Obama signs bill to protect Native children in foster careFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
President Obama signs bill to protect Native children in foster care (June 3, 2016)
The Native American Children's Safety Act requires background checks of all adults in a tribal foster home.
Native American Children's Safety Act clears last hurdle on Capitol HillFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Native American Children's Safety Act clears last hurdle on Capitol Hill (May 24, 2016)
The bill requires background checks of all adults in a tribal foster home.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes two water bills at meetingFiled Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes two water bills at meeting (February 3, 2016)
The business meeting marked the first time that the committee has advanced a tribal water settlement in five years
Tribes receive grants from Special Diabetes Program for IndiansFiled Under: Health
Tribes receive grants from Special Diabetes Program for Indians (January 28, 2016)
Congress authorized the program to provide $300 million over two years to help Indian Country fight high rates of the disease.
BIA to help tribes with background checks for child placementsFiled Under: Law | National
BIA to help tribes with background checks for child placements (August 20, 2015)
Tribal social services agencies will be able to go through the BIA to conduct checks on adults before placing children in a foster or temporary home.
Native American Children's Safety Act clears House and SenateFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Native American Children's Safety Act clears House and Senate (June 1, 2015)
The bill requires background checks of all adults in a home where foster children are placed.
House committee passes Native American Children's Safety ActFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
House committee passes Native American Children's Safety Act (March 27, 2015)
The bill requires background checks of all adults in a home where foster children are placed.
Senate Democrats force cancellation of hearing on Keystone billFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate Democrats force cancellation of hearing on Keystone bill (January 6, 2015)
Republicans are still planning to push for approval of the controversial pipeline.
The Native American Children's Safety Act introduced in SenateFiled Under: National | Politics
The Native American Children's Safety Act introduced in Senate (March 27, 2014)
A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced the Native American Children’s Safety Act today.
Opinion: We do lots of talking about issues on reservationsFiled Under: Opinion
Opinion: We do lots of talking about issues on reservations (January 7, 2014)
Columnist hopes talk leads to action when it comes to improving conditions on reservations in North Dakota.
Kevin Washburn set for confirmation hearing to run the BIA Filed Under: Politics
Kevin Washburn set for confirmation hearing to run the BIA (September 14, 2012)
Kevin Washburn will go before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee this afternoon for his confirmation hearing as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs. Washburn, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, was...
BIA reportedly sets deadline over Spirit Lake Nation contractsFiled Under: Law | National
BIA reportedly sets deadline over Spirit Lake Nation contracts (August 28, 2012)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has reportedly set a September 10 deadline to take over self-determination contracts for the Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation in North Dakota. Sen. John Hoeven (R-North...
IHS rescinds reprimand of employee in Spirit Lake controversy Filed Under: Health | Law
IHS rescinds reprimand of employee in Spirit Lake controversy (August 3, 2012)
The Indian Health Service has rescinded the reprimand of an employee who raised concerns about the welfare of children on the Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation in North Dakota. The reprimand...
Sen. Hoeven seeks answers on Spirit Lake social services Filed Under: Health | National
Sen. Hoeven seeks answers on Spirit Lake social services (April 25, 2012)
Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota) is meeting with federal officials to discuss social services on the Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation. Hoeven met with Yvette Roubideaux, the director of the Indian...

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