Posts under: Native American Issues

Benefits for Native Americans | How to Apply | Housing, Education, More

Your Options and How to Receive Them Too many Native American individuals and families across the United States do not receive the benefits they are entitled to. This stems from gross mismanagement, inefficiency, and simply lack of understanding about what it truly available for the people. The two main US...

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Here Are the 10 States With the Biggest Native American Populations

Rep. Deb Haaland, a member of the Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico, will become the first Indigenous cabinet secretary in the U.S., which would put her in charge of nearly 86,000 square miles of tribal land. The move signals a significant step forward for the country’s Native American population, which...

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Supreme Court Ruling On Tribal Police Falls Short

Native Americans are saying that the ruling to now allow Native police officers to detain non-Native individuals on their land, is just not enough. Why? Because they still cannot make arrests. Jerome Lucero, the Zia Pueblo governor in New Mexico, is a police officer on Native land and frequently encounters...

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The Keystone XL Pipeline Has Been Canceled. What Now?

The controversial project to construct a pipeline that would send oil from the tar sands of Canada into Nebraska—which was fully backed by former President Donald Trump—has officially been canceled.  The process of ceasing the project began in January when President Biden revoked its permit, giving hope to environmentalists as...

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Free Email Series: What to Expect at Your First Pow Wow