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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz.  Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer commend the 24th Navajo Nation Council’s Health, Education, and Human Services Committee for their approval of legislation that will allow the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration to develop new internal policies to make the financial assistance process more efficient and easier for Navajo veterans across the Navajo Nation.

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WASHINGTON — Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Tara Katuk Sweeney Wednesday announced in December, the Bureau of Indian Affairs sent wildland fire personnel abroad for the first time to combat the wildfires in Australia.
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Published January 8, 2020

PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION

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WASHINGTON — The Aspen Institute’s Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) welcomes its eighth cohort of CNAY Champions for Change (Champions) to Washington, DC, next month. This marks the first convening of the year--long leadership program.

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians Tribal Council voted to approve to impeach Chief Joe Bunch on five counts, but not remove him from office, during a hearing held Tuesday, January 7.

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We strongly believe that our country is capable of resolving the issues with Iran diplomatically.

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NEW YORK — On Tuesday, CNN settled a lawsuit brought on behalf of Nicholas Sandmann, who made national news last January after he stood face-to-face with Nathan Phillips, an Omaha elder from Ypsilanti, Michigan at the Lincoln Memorial.

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WASHINGTON — Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema cosponsored the bipartisan Health Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act, which improves health care access for Native American veterans by ensuring the VA covers health care services provided at urban Indian Health Centers.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. and PINE RIDGE, S.D. — In an effort to ensure an accurate count of American Indians and Alaska Natives, the 2020 Census Bureau has teamed up with Olympic Gold Medalist Billy Mills (Oglala Sioux). The joint marketing effort, called “Beat the Drum. Be Counted!” campaign was launched today through Running Strong for American Indian Youth, a nonprofit founded by Mills.