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Biden first U.S. president to proclaim Indigenous Peoples Day

Monday marks, as is tradition, Columbus Day across the country. But it also, for the first time ever, is Indigenous Peoples Day, following President Joe Biden's national proclamation.... Read more»

Tohono O'odham to house more Native veterans with $400k federal grant

More Native veterans will find housing with a $400,000 federal grant to the Tohono O'odham Nation to pay for rental assistance and support services. The tribe is receiving the largest grant in the country awarded under a Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs program.... Read more»

Navajo disaster declaration marks shift in tribal-federal relations

Tribal leaders were hailing President Barack Obama’s declaration of a natural disaster on the Navajo Nation, the first under a new law that lets Native American governments appeal directly to the federal government for emergency assistance. ... Read more»