National Congress of American Indians

Sally Jewell

Jewell makes emotional pledge to Native Americans

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — In her first address to Indian Country as the 51st U.S. Interior Secretary, Sally Jewell made an emotional pledge Thursday to help right past wrongs against Native Americans and […]

06/27/2013

The Old Guard US Army soldier from 3rd US Infantry Regiment places flags on graves for Memorial Day, Arlington National Cemetery. (AP Photo)

Native American vets push for recognition

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Code Talkers are legendary. Then there was Cpl. Ira Hamilton Hayes, the Pima Indian who became a symbol of courage and patriotism when he and his fellow Marines raised […]

05/27/2013

Girl rides her bike, Oglala, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota. (AP Photo)

Tribes plan for worst with looming budget cuts

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — When it comes to the automatic spending cuts that began taking effect this month, federal lawmakers spared programs that serve the nation’s most vulnerable from hard hits — except for American Indians.

03/16/2013

National tribal group focuses on voter ID laws

  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A national tribal advocacy group has identified nearly a dozen states where it says new voter identification laws could negatively affect voter participation in Native American communities. The National Congress […]

10/23/2012

National tribal group aims to register more voters

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A national tribal advocacy group is planning a week of voter education and registration events in more than 130 communities across Indian Country in an effort to boost turnout in November. […]

09/22/2012

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 28,190 other followers