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U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Nov. 20 said progress has been made by Indigenous people during a visit to Alcatraz Island, which became a symbol of the struggles of Native People for self-determination following its takeover in the 1960s, but more remains to be done.
President Joe Biden on Monday ordered several Cabinet departments to work together to combat human trafficking and crime on Native lands, where violent crime rates are more than double the national average.
President Joe Biden is restoring two sprawling national monuments in Utah, reversing a decision by President Donald Trump that opened for mining and development some red-rock lands sacred to Native Americans and home to ancient cliff dwellings and petroglyphs.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced his picks to head the National Endowments for the Humanities and the Arts, tapping a Harvard University scholar and an Arizona State University professor to oversee the federal agencies.
President Joe Biden on Friday issued the first-ever presidential proclamation of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, lending the most significant boost yet to efforts to refocus the federal holiday celebrating Christopher Columbus toward an appreciation of Native peoples.
President Joe Biden said in August that his administration was planning for boosters to be available for all Americans who received the mRNA vaccines.
From the Cherokee Nation reservation, Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. addressed President Joe Biden during a virtual discussion Aug. 11 on the importance of a sprawling bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act that was approved by the Senate 69-30 the previous day.
The Biden administration on Aug. 6 issued what it says will be the final extension to a student loan moratorium that has allowed millions of Americans to put off debt payments during the pandemic.
(AP) – Most Americans who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19 say they are unlikely to get the shots and doubt they would work against th…