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Native people typically face higher unemployment conditions than the population as a whole.

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When the federal government invests in Indian Country, it is not only tribal citizens who benefit.

Medicaid is a lifeline for Indian Country, plain and simple.

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Cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and relatives continue to make headlines across the country.

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Lawmakers rejected a proposal that would have added $154 million to the Bureau of Indian Affairs budget to address a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is meeting to advance Native language legislation.


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The United States Postal Service just picked Rico Worl’s illustration for a new forever stamp.

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Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland addresses the Red Road to DC event on July 29, 2021.

Tara Gatewood
Tara Gatewood honors her time with Native America Calling and the many voices who’ve shared space with her on-air as she gets ready to take on a new chapter in her life.

Red Road to DC
After 20,000 miles and 115 stops across the country, a group of Native carvers and elders have finally arrived in the nation’s capital, bringing much-needed attention to sacred sites and tribal rights.

Repatriation of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children at Carlisle Indian Industrial School
With both grief and relief, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe welcomed the return of nine children who died at the Carlisle Indian School.

Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary Deb Haaland
Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland address a meeting on Native voting rights at the White House.

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The House Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance holds a hearing entitled “NAHASDA Reauthorization: Addressing Historic Disinvestment and the Ongoing Plight of the Freedmen in Native American Communities.”

Gabe Galanda
“I am honored to join the First Fed family and to represent Indigenous peoples in the banking world,” said Gabe Galanda.

Healer of the Water Monster
Navajo writer Brian Young’s debut novel “Healer of the Water Monster” features the story of Nathan who makes a trip to his grandmother’s place.

Cherokee Nation Election Commission
A strong and effective Cherokee Council means a strong and effective Cherokee democracy.

Tara Gatewood
Native America Calling, one of the most widely-heard Native radio programs, is entering a new chapter in its storied history.

Reservation Dogs
The breakthrough series, Reservation Dogs, is ready to drop its first two episodes on FX on Hulu August 9.

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Welcome to NAFOA’s new Executive Director, Rico Frias!

Haunani-Kay Trask
Known for her incredibly strong voice and fierce love for her people and land of Hawaii, Dr. Haunani-Kay Trask was a force to be reckoned with.

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A new pictorial collection gives a unique outlet to Native photographers to express stories of identity and the effects of colonialism.

Cherokee Nation
Health insurance coverage has improved dramatically among American Indians and Alaska Natives, according to a new report.

Cherokee Nation
We must continue to make it a priority for health care to be universally accessible for our citizens.

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Some talented young people are making marks in the Native business world.

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has rescheduled its hearing on Indian health and Native youth legislation.

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Medically assisted treatment remains one of the standards for opioid treatment and a public benefit corporation is working with tribes to build a model of equitable options for Native people.

Richard “Rico” Frias
NAFOA is pleased to announce that Richard “Rico” Frias has been selected as the organization’s new Executive Director.

House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is meeting for a legislative hearing.

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Heatwaves are scorching much of the western half of the country and weather experts say there’s more to come. How are tribes affected?

Water Warriors United
An estimated 30 percent of Navajo Nation residents lack running water and often must travel long distances to haul it back to their homes.

Morongo Reservation
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians has become the first tribe in the nation to become a participating transmission owner as part of a new project that will help California meet its green energy goals.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe hosts funeral services in Mission, South Dakota, for nine Lakota students who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.

NAFOA
Indian Country is strongest when we work together.

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Large, expensive infrastructure projects would go a long way toward solving drinking water access problems on tribal lands.

Repatriation of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children at Carlisle Indian Industrial School
The Indian community came together in Sioux City, Iowa, to welcome nine Lakota children who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.

Repatriation of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children at Carlisle Indian Industrial School
Nine Lakota children began their last morning away from their homelands at the base of a bluff overlooking the Missouri River.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe hosts prayer services in Wagner, South Dakota, for the return of nine Lakota students who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe hosts prayer services in Sioux City, Iowa, for the return of nine Lakota students who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.

Jade Ecoffey
Track and field champion Jade Ecoffey and Indian law legend Mario Gonzales were among those honored for their contributions to the Oglala Sioux Tribe.