Selected Native American News Stories

Last updated: September 28, 2022

Next update is planned to be published by: October 5, 2022

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Health & Welfare

Roselyn Tso confirmed as IHS director (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 9/27/22

Tribal law enforcement boosted under proposed bill (Indian Country Today) 9/26/22

Cortez Masto, Gallego introduce BADGES Act to strengthen tribal law enforcement (Native News Online) 9/22/22


Tribal-state tax compacts rise as a tool for tax clarity in Indian Country (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis) 9/26/22

Yurok tribal leaders join California Governor Gavin Newsom for signing of historic Feather Alert Bill (Indian Country Today) 9/26/22

Land & Water

Yak Titʸu Titʸu Yak Tiłhini say it’s time to return Diablo Canyon lands to Indigenous hands (High Country News) 9/20/22

Sacred Places

Sharing management of sacred and important lands (Native America Calling) 9/26/22

Tribal Jurisdiction

Will U.S. Supreme Court hear another case from Oklahoma linked to McGirt ruling? (The Oklahoman) 9/26/22

Tribal leaders cast doubt on Supreme Court ruling (Indian Country Today) 9/21/22

Tribes urge lawmakers to reverse Oklahoma victory on jurisdiction (The Oklahoman) 9/21/22


Cherokee Nation seeks help urging Congress to seat a delegate in U.S. House (Tulsa World) 9/23/22

Montana Supreme Court blocks restrictions on voter ID, same day registration (Montana Public Radio) 9/21/22

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