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Bill 530, which went to governor’s office last week, contained an amendment that could impact groups like Western Native Vote which has been instrumental in collecting registrations and ballots across the country. Montana Indian in the last election. While giving the Secretary of State the power to make rules regarding election security, the bill also […]

Impact on Indian Country – Weekly DC Bri

Indian Affairs Begins $ 900 Million In Funding US Rescue Plan For Indian Country Senior Assistant Deputy Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland announced on Friday that the Office of Indian Affairs (BIA) had started disbursing $ 900 million to federally recognized tribes under the bailout act American (ARP). The ARP was signed by President […]

Haaland pursues justice in Indian countr...

Deb Haaland WASHINGTON – Home Secretary Deb Haaland announced on April 22 that she was moving forward to implement the non-invisible law, including creating a joint commission headed by the Home Affairs and Justice Ministries on Reducing Violent Crime Against American Indians and Alaska Natives. According to a DOI statement, Congress enacted the Non-Invisible Law […]

What started the Seven Years’ War in the

Through Daniel M. Cobb, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill What’s in a name? Well, more than you often think. And this is certainly the case with the so-called Franco-Indian War which started in 1756. There is only one group of people who would give this name to this conflict: the British. And that’s […]

The human trafficking crisis in an India...

Molina Richards has promised her friend that she will not let anyone forget her daughter, Waniyetu Rose Loves War, who died in 2019. Kirk Siegler / NPR hide caption toggle legend Kirk Siegler / NPR Molina Richards has promised her friend that she will not let anyone forget her daughter, Waniyetu Rose Loves War, who […]

House allocates $ 31.2 billion to Indian...

Details Through Indigenous News Online Staff March 10, 2021 WASHINGTON – The US House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the US $ 1.9 trillion bailout. The act now goes to the White House for President Joe Biden who is due to sign it on Friday. The vote was divided along party lines. All Democrats voted […]

‘Indian country’ excited about Native Am

President Biden’s appointment of Rep. American Deb Haaland from New Mexico to lead the Interior Department is historic on many levels. Haaland, registered member of the Pueblo de Laguna, was one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, along with U.S. Representative Sharice Davids of Kansas. And if confirmed, she will be the […]

Deb Haaland takes off – and a rising gen

Note: We strongly recommend that you listen to this audio version of this story. Jazmine Wildcat is a star student in Riverton, Wyoming. Not the type to skip class. But on Tuesday morning, a piece of history was unfolding that the 17-year-old simply couldn’t miss: a congressional hearing to consider confirmation of Deb Haaland as […]

Indian country seized by Haaland audienc...

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – For Native Americans, Deb Haaland is more than an elected official on the way to becoming the Home Office’s first Indigenous secretary. She is a fierce sister, aunt and pueblo woman whose political positions have been shaped by her upbringing. The news of his historic appointment electrified the Indian country. For […]

Deb Haaland’s Hearing is text from Obama

For Native Americans, Deb Haaland is more than an elected official on the way to becoming the first Indigenous secretary of the Interior Ministry. She is a fierce sister, aunt and pueblo woman whose political positions have been shaped by her upbringing. The news of his historic appointment electrified the Indian country. For weeks, tribal […]