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Moonhouse - Bears Ears National Monument
The Biden administration says it wants to work with tribes to co-manage federal land that is also sacred or culturally important.

National Congress of American Indians
A lawsuit filed by the former chief executive officer of the National Congress of American Indians will proceed in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

Beaver Clan House
Tlingit clan houses are both physical structures and important traditional entities encompassing family, ceremony, and connectedness.

Roselyn Tso and Jonathan Nez
For the first time in nearly two years, the Indian Health Service has a permanent leader.

Alaska Storm
A major storm battered a 1,000 mile stretch of Alaska’s western coastline. Find out how Native communities are being affected.

House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States - Examining Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta: The Implications of the Supreme Court's Ruling on Tribal Sovereignty
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds an oversight hearing entitled “Examining Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta: The Implications of the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Tribal Sovereignty.”

Native People of the Plains POP Fest
Musicians from all genres and walks of life graced the stage at the Native People of the Plains POP Fest.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Roundtable discussion titled “Promoting and Supporting Tribal Access to Spectrum and Related Benefits in Native Communities"
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a roundtable to address spectrum access for Native communities.

U.S. Supreme Court
A decision from the nation’s highest court opens tribal lands to state jurisdiction — even though tribes have not consented to the imposition.

Florence Owens Thompson
Today on Native America Calling, Andi Murphy reflects on the Dust Bowl’s legacy among Native people.

House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States - Examining Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta: The Implications of the Supreme Court's Ruling on Tribal Sovereignty
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a hearing to examine the impacts of the U.S. Supreme Court on tribal sovereignty.

Medicine Horse
As summer wanes, Andi Murphy welcomes the beginning of autumn with a Native music sampler.

Chuck Hoskin
Cherokee Nation has the power and the responsibility to protect all Cherokees and ensure justice is served on our reservation.

NAFOA
Only 2 weeks left until #NAFOAFall22 at the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation!

Ray Halbritter
The Oneida Nation is the latest in Indian Country to join the cannabis industry.

Rob Rosette
Tribal leaders and friends are paying tributes to Rob Rosette, a noted Indian law practitioner.

Richard Oakes
Richard Thasriwasatse Oakes changed our culture, our politics, our economies.

Regan Loggans
Just as courts are working through jurisdictional boundaries for the other tribes, the Osage Nation is facing an erosion of its sovereignty.

nativeamericacalling nac
Anime, a style of Japanese animation, is wildly popular everywhere.

Mary Peltola
Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) delivers her first speech after being sworn in as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Lynn Malerba
It’s been a banner week for Native women trailblazers at all levels of U.S. government.

U.S. Supreme Court
The Biden administration is hosting two listening sessions to hear from tribes about a controversial U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Queen Elizabeth
Indigenous leaders are among those reflecting on the legacy of Queen Elizabeth II.

National Congress of American Indians Sovereignty Run
“We are in a critical time where, once again, our sovereignty is being threatened,” National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp said in announcing the 2022 Sovereignty Run.

The White House
Tribal leaders are looking forward to addressing climate change and improving economic conditions in their communities through the Inflation Reduction Act.

nativeamericacalling nac
A new survey finds Native renters faced evictions at a far higher rate than other ethnic groups.

Larry Wright Jr.
The largest inter-tribal advocacy organization in the United States is forging ahead with a new executive as tribes continue to confront challenges to their sovereignty.


Harold Frazier
Mni Wiconi means water is life, and no one will silence our Native peoples.

Native American Bank
Native borrowers have a number of choices beyond the bank loan to finance big items like homes and starting a business.

Dakota Beavers
A star of the hit film Prey wants to find out the “truth” about his supposed tribal ancestry. But Hollywood studios don’t share the same commitment.

NAFOA
Help grow our NAFOA community by forwarding this newsletter to a friend!

Cherokee Nation
Keeping our people safe and ensuring justice weigh on the shoulders of every Cherokee Nation leader. We must get this right.

Nicole Mann
Nicole Aunapu Mann is scheduled to become the first Indigenous woman in space with the launch of NASA’s SpaceX Crew Dragon.

Melody McArthur
TheRA11N, Pooky G and She Rōz are some of the artists who won big this year at the annual International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards.

Virginia Tribes
Tribal nations in Virginia are ushering in a new era in health care after securing recognition from the federal government.

Indian Health Service
The Indian Health Service announces the deployment of mobile units at an event hosted by the Chickahominy Tribe.

U.S. Supreme Court
Tribal nations must be prepared to combat this judicial onslaught—and any more to come—from the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative anti-Native agenda.

Navajo Hogans
A number of Native DIY-ers are taking on what is traditionally the largest expense of their lives: their own home.

Dante Desiderio
The chief executive officer of the National Congress of American Indians lost his job over his handling of a sexual harassment investigation, according to an explosive lawsuit.