Skip to main content
The Week That Was
2015 Pulitzer to Mandan History Book
‘Great Time to Be Studying Journalism’
Is Ohio Piling on Jim Obergefell?
The Epidemic of Early Death on the Rez
Museums Need to Form Parternerships
9 Bison Calves Born on Cherokee Nation
University Arguably Not Safe For Natives
Native Students, Jeff Bridges at LA Gala
Trahant: Investing in Native Youth
The Pope and Genocide
Photo: Cutest Pow Wow Kid of the Week
15 Bison Escape NY State Farm, Shot Dead
Read an Offensive 'Ridiculous Six' Scene
Video: ‘Sensitive? You Can Leave’
Ben Shelly Condemns Adam Sandler Film
Saving Bison; Saving Warthogs
Dissolving a Troubled District?
Jonodev Chaudhuri Is NIGC Chairman
Chief Wahoo vs. Baseball's First Indian
Thing About Skins
NAHASDA Passes House; All Eyes on Senate Now
“NAHASDA is a pillar in the federal government’s trust relationship with our Native peoples and continues to support overwhelmingly successful housing initiatives,” Congressman Don...
Housing Conditions In Indian Country: ‘Couch-Surfing and Overcrowded’; More Is Needed
Native leaders testified at a Senate hearing Wednesday that housing efforts across Indian country have shown early success, but more is needed to address the pervasive epidemic of ...
The Year in Politics
Over the past year, one of the most story-lines in Indian country was the push for stronger government-to-government relations as well as improved living conditions throughout Turt...
Brian Cladoosby Lays Out NCAI’s Priorities in Time for Lame Duck Session
Gale Courey Toensing
The National Congress of American Indians members passed more than five dozen new resolutions at its annual meeting recently, but one of the first things the organization will deal...
Tribes Seeks Sovereignty Grand Slam With Reauthorization of Housing Act
When Congress approved the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act in 1996, turning over control of federal housing assistance to tribes, it was a big home ru...
Tribal Housing: Big Challenges Remain, But Some Positives Seen As Well
Hefty challenges remain for American Indian housing advocates battling inadequate and decaying reservation homes, continuing overcrowding of units, and a lack of outside investment...
NAFOA Housing Panel Aims to 'Raise the Roof'
The panel session “Raising the Roof: a Discussion of Indian Housing” at the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA)’s 30th anniversary conference in New Orleans on Mar...
Citizenship Denied: The Latest in the Cherokee Freedmen Saga
This story was researched and developed last week and will be in the September 21 issue of This Week From Indian Country Today ...
HUD Denies Cherokee Funding Over Freedmen Issue
WASHINGTON – The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma has released a letter indicating that the U.S...
HUD Announces $210 Million in Initial Indian Housing Block Grants
More than $400 million in Indian Housing Block Grants (IHBG) will be allocated to Indian communities this year, and the U.S...