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article Congressional hearing looks at the impact of shutdown on Indian Country (1/16/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Debra Haaland’s campaign slogan was that she would be the voice that Congress has never heard. On Tuesday, at a hearing of Democrats about the...
article Tribes face food and medicine crisis as shutdown continues, lawmakers are told (1/16/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- As the partial government shutdown drags on, Native American tribes in urban and rural areas are facing food shortages and a health care crisis...
article Tribe petitions Meadows to end shutdown (1/16/2019)
(North Carolina) -- The ongoing federal government shutdown is having a negative effect on the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and last week the tribe’s Tribal...
article Wyoming tribes hit hard by federal shutdown (1/16/2019)
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming tribes are cutting assistance to enrolled members due to increasing pressure caused by longest federal shutdown in history, which has frozen money...
article Blackfeet Food Distribution feeding furloughed workers, those working without pay (1/16/2019)
(Montana) -- Faced with a partial federal government shutdown, Blackfeet Food Distribution Director Roy Crawford had two major issues to confront – supplies and...
article Blackfeet Tribal Business Council working to prepare for furloughs (1/16/2019)
(Montana) -- The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council is working to prepare for some furloughs as the partial federal government shutdown continues. The BTBC released a...
article Western Montana tribal services feel shutdown's impact (1/16/2019)
(Montana) -- As the government shutdown continues, it’s starting to weigh on Teresa Wall-McDonald’s work. Wall-McDonald heads the Confederated Salish and...
article Effects of shutdown now apparent to Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (1/16/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The ongoing partial government shutdown has now begun to affect a host of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe operations, including disrupting housing programs,...
article Wampanoag Tribe Dramatically Impacted by Government Shutdown (1/16/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe says the extended partial federal government shutdown is dramatically impacting its ability to operate. Tribal Council...
article MONET: Federal Government Administers Many Tribal Nation Services: So What Now? (1/15/2019)
(New Mexico) -- When Deanna Lubarsky’s husband passed away 11 years ago, she took a couple of years to readjust to her new life before re-entering the workforce,...
article A crisis like we’ve never seen’: Native communities shed light on shutdown’s disastrous impacts (1/15/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- In one of the first congressional hearings at which Native members of Congress were present, Democratic representatives on Tuesday heard directly...
article Government Shutdown Leads To Program Cuts For Native Americans (1/15/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Food and medication distribution and substance abuse counseling programs for Native Americans are being put on hold due to the federal government...
article Impact on U.S. government widens on 25th day of shutdown (1/15/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The longest shutdown in history affecting a quarter of U.S. government reached its 25th day on Tuesday, with most of the 800,000 employees who have...
article Lawmakers, advocates say shutdown’s impact hits hardest in tribal areas (1/15/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Even though she saw six opioid overdoses in recent months, two fatal, Kerry Hawk Lessard closed the medical and behavioral health clinic she runs...
article Tribes face food and medicine crisis as shutdown continues, lawmakers are told (1/15/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- As the partial government shutdown drags on, Native American tribes in urban and rural areas are facing food shortages and a health care crisis...
article Trump’s Government Shutdown Furthers Native Genocide (1/15/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- As the US government shutdown goes into day 25, it is now the longest US shutdown ever. While many are suffering from this crisis created by Trump...
article ‘A crisis like we’ve never seen’: Native communities shed light on government shutdown’s impacts (1/15/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- In the first congressional hearing at which Native members of Congress were present, Democratic representatives on Tuesday heard directly from...
article 'It's truly scary': Wisconsin's Indian tribes squeezed by federal government shutdown (1/15/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The children had just awakened from a nap and were still rubbing sleep from their eyes when they pulled up tiny chairs at two small U-shaped tables....
article Blackfeet Tribal Business Council working with program directors to prepare for furloughs (1/15/2019)
(Montana) -- The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council is working closely with their treasurer, finance director, personnel, and tribal programs to prepare for some...
article Federal shutdown creates health center crisis for Native Americans in California (1/15/2019)
(California) -- The federal government shutdown is having an impact on a network of 10 centers across California that provide health care for three-quarters of a million...
article How the partial government shutdown is affecting the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe (1/15/2019)
(Idaho) -- It's day 25 of the partial government shutdown, and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe is feeling the effects. The Bureau of Indian affairs is shutdown, which...
article Impacts of Federal Shutdown Felt in Indian Country (1/15/2019)
(Montana) -- The impacts of the longest government shutdown in American history are starting to be felt on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, says Chairman Tim Davis....
article Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory' (1/15/2019)
(Minnesota) -- The ongoing federal government shutdown is costing Minnesota and how much longer the state can bear the expense is coming into question, state officials...
article Native Americans Tell Committee Government Shutdown is Closing Medical Clinics (1/15/2019)
(Arizona) -- Southern Arizona Congressman Raúl Grijalva expressed concern about the partial federal government shutdown and its effect on Native American communities at...
article The shutdown is giving some Trump advisers what they’ve long wanted: A smaller government (1/14/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- President Trump has cast the shuttering of federal agencies as a standoff over his plan to build a wall on the southern border. But for many White...
article Govt Shutdown Whittles Staff at US Indian Affairs Bureau to 'Skeleton Crew' (1/14/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The US government’s partial shutdown violates certain peace treaties with Native American tribes by disrupting services from federal agencies...
article Shutdown frustrates Indian tribes waiting for government to make good on guarantees (1/14/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Federal employees being forced to work without pay is having an outsized impact on Eagle Butte, South Dakota, which is the seat of government for...
article Chief offers assistance to tribal member federal employees; Native advocates call for shutdown to end (1/14/2019)
(North Carolina) -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs’ Cherokee Agency remains closed. Great Smoky Mountains National Park still is denying access to facilities, and...
article Native American tribes are ‘starting to feel the impact’ of shutdown funding delay (1/14/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The government shutdown has affected Native American tribes who rely on federal funds allocated by treaty rights. For the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of...
article Congressman Tom O'Halleran talks government shutdown with reservation communities (1/13/2019)
(Arizona) -- Calling the federal government’s shutdown pathetic and harmful to Americans, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran said that he is for protecting the borders...
article On The Navajo Nation, 5,000 Workers Dependent On A Federal Paycheck (1/13/2019)
(Arizona) -- With the partial federal government shutdown dragging on, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye says Congress should exempt tribes from feeling the effects...
article Alaska home buyers and sellers feeling impacts of government shutdown (1/13/2019)
(Alaska) -- Alaska home buyers and sellers beware, the government shutdown could likely impact your home purchase or sale. According to Anchorage Associate Loan...
article New Mexico federal workers feel pain of shutdown (1/13/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Quantina Martine’s symptoms have been worsening since October. First, there was a terrible pain in her right arm that sent her to the emergency...
article NYC Museum Worker Offers Snapshot Of What It’s Like For Some During Government Shutdown (1/13/2019)
(New York) -- The government shutdown is affecting federal workers and contractors who are trying to get by without their paychecks. And some will not even get back pay...
article Shutdown puts strain on hundreds of Native American tribes (1/12/2019)
(Arizona) -- Fallout from the federal government shutdown is hurting Native Americans as dwindling funds hamper access to health care and other services. The pain is...
article Effect of shutdown on Cape tribe unclear (1/12/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Amid turmoil caused by the government shutdown, it is unclear exactly how the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is coping with the drawbacks. While leaders of...
article Government shutdown hurting tribes as workers go unpaid (1/12/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The impact of the federal government’s shutdown, which entered its 21st day on Saturday and is affecting an estimated 800,000 workers, is being felt...
article Government shutdown impact on Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa (1/12/2019)
(North Dakota) -- We are continuing to follow the government shutdown and it's burden it holds on the state of North Dakota. As we all know, the shutdown is...
article Native American Clinics May Limit Services Due to Government Shutdown (1/12/2019)
(California) -- Health care for Native Americans is another service caught in the crosshairs of the partial government shutdown. The agency that oversees Native American...
article Shutdown Disrupts Health Care For Native Americans In N.M. (1/12/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Among the federal agencies left unfunded by the partial government shutdown is the Indian Health Service, an agency within the U.S. Department of Health...
article Effect of shutdown on Cape tribe unclear (1/12/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Amid turmoil caused by the government shutdown, it is unclear exactly how the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is coping with the drawbacks. While leaders of...
article Fort Peck Tribal Chairman says tribe is doing well during government shutdown (1/12/2019)
(Montana) -- A letter regarding the government shutdown and how it will effect Fort Peck Tribes was sent out to all tribal staff this week. The letter states that...
article Government shutdown impacting White Mountain Apache Tribe (1/12/2019)
(Arizona) -- The federal government shutdown has left the people of the White Mountain Apache Tribe out in the cold. Literally. The office of the Bureau of Indian...
article Govt. Shutdown Causes Funding Freeze At LDF Tribal Operations (1/12/2019)
(Michigan) -- Due to the recent federal government shutdown, the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians’ Tribal Council has been working diligently...
article Kickapoo Tribe cuts staff during shutdown (1/12/2019)
(Kansas) -- The Kickapoo Tribe normally has about 100 employees excluding Golden Eagle Casino, but now many of them are without a job. 16 employees were let go from...
article Shoshone -Bannock Tribes reducing services due to shutdown (1/12/2019)
(Idaho) -- The Fort Hall Business Council has taken actions to assist tribal members, employees and community members who are experiencing hardship from the federal...
article Tribal leaders say government closure puts citizens in jeopardy (1/12/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The “partial” closing of the federal government is now likely to be the longest in history. Eight national Indian organizations have...
47 Total Articles on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article Monmouth Park waiting on multimillion-dollar subsidy for horse racing (1/16/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has brought in over $1 billion in revenue in sports betting since it was made legal last year. Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport alone made...
1 Article on this Issue

Residential Schools

article Notification program for residential school records problematic, say interveners in case (1/15/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- Two people who acted as interveners in the Supreme Court case that decided the fate of residential school survivor testimonies are raising concerns...
1 Article on this Issue

Sixties Scoop

article Sixties Scoop settlement admins urge anyone who thinks they could be eligible to fill out a claim form (1/15/2019)
(Ottawa) -- Attending an information session about Canada's Sixties Scoop Settlement Agreement helped lift a heavy weight off Don Barnaby's shoulders. The...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Social impact bonds could cost taxpayers more, keep kids who need help out of care: experts (1/8/2019)
(Manitoba) -- Economic experts warn the province's social impact bond program designed to keep babies with their mothers will cost Manitobans more than if the...
article Six Nations receives $4.5M of casino money (1/6/2019)
(Ontario) -- The first annual casino payment for Six Nations from the Ontario government landed in December, giving the administration an extra $4.5 million to spend on...
article Former CFS executive files lawsuit against Manitoba gov't over allowance clawback (12/29/2018)
(Manitoba) -- The former CEO of the Southern Authority is taking the Manitoba government to court in hopes of launching a class action lawsuit over the province's...
article Economic growth is slowing all around the world (12/25/2018)
(Worldwide) -- A global economy that until recently was humming has broken down, a sharp contrast to the picture just a year ago when the world was experiencing its best...
article Tapping The Native American Way For Money Matters (12/14/2018)
(USA) -- Income inequality, environmental destruction, and the constant churn of old and new jobs in the economy produce heated arguments. Many seek to assign blame,...
article Barclays lets customers block gambling transactions (12/10/2018)
(UK) -- Barclays has today become the first UK high street bank to allow you to block payments to certain categories of retailer, such as gambling services and premium...
article New Barclays app limits spending on gambling and drinking (12/10/2018)
(UK) -- A NEW banking app helps limit spending on the likes of gambling and drinking. Barclays claims the tool is “a better way to manage money in a simple and...
article Native American Direct Loan Program (11/26/2018)
(USA) -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides direct home loans to eligible Native American Veterans to finance the purchase, construction or improvements of...
article The gambling industry and Paypal – making payments processing easier? (11/26/2018)
(UK) -- Online gambling is a thriving global enterprise. However, various challenges remain – notably the safety and security of players vis-à-vis payment...
article Judge: Federal government owes Cook Inlet Tribal Council for costs of running substance-abuse treatment center (11/25/2018)
(Alaska) -- A federal judge has ruled that the Indian Health Service illegally refused to pay Cook Inlet Tribal Council the full costs associated with running a...
article North Dakota university receives $1.4 million grant to train Native American teachers, administrators (11/23/2018)
(North Dakota) -- Two years ago, the University of Mary obtained a $1.1 million federal grant to support Native American students studying education. In rural schools...
article The cost of learning: Research in Canada's North up to 25 times more expensive (11/20/2018)
(North Canada) -- Travelling to remote locations and engaging with Indigenous communities for scientific research in the Canadian Arctic can be up to 25 times more...
article After public outcry, Medford mayor removes Native American items from sale (11/19/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- Representatives from Native American organizations say that the auction, authorized by the Medford Public Library, might not have been legal....
article Washington lands chief asks lawmakers for $90 million to improve habitat for orcas, salmon (11/19/2018)
(Washington) -- The money would pay for restoring habitats for salmon, removing barriers that inhibit the fish from reaching their spawning ground, researching ocean...
article Native Americans protest auction of Pacific Northwest artifacts (11/18/2018)
(Washington) -- A public library's decision to auction off Indian artifacts it received in 1880 is drawing protest from Native American groups. Officials with the...
article 'We're talking about our children's lives here': Ontario cuts child and youth advocate (11/16/2018)
(Ontario) -- The Ontario government has tabled fall economic legislation that will eliminate the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth. The Ontario...
article IHS liable for refusing to reimburse tribal council (11/15/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Indian Health Service unlawfully refused to reimburse the Cook Inlet Tribal Council for over $467,000 in...
article KICKSTARTER: SUANNE BIG CROW - "The hero in high tops" (11/12/2018)
(South Dakota) -- A feature documentary about one of the best high school basketball players in history, who has become a symbol of hope for her people.
article Dene Nation 'not happy' with distribution of $600M in funding for on-reserve housing (11/12/2018)
(Northwest Territories) -- The Dene Nation is looking to the federal government for clarity about $600 million in funding announced for on-reserve housing, because the...
article U-Mary receives $1.4 million grant to train Native American teachers, administrators (11/9/2018)
(North Dakota) -- Two years ago, the University of Mary obtained a $1.1 million federal grant to support Native American students studying education....

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