OLYMPIA – With only 74 Southern Resident orcas left in Washington waters, House lawmakers passed legislation (HB 1578) reducing threats to the iconic marine mammals by investing in oil spill prevention Continue reading
Representative Sharice Davids (D-KS-03) today presided over the House Floor as the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 passed, improving critical protections and services for all victims of violence and abuse. Davids co-sponsored multiple amendments to the bill that address the crisis of violence against Native women and girls. Continue reading
YAKAMA NATION AGENCY, YAKAMA RESERVATION – On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, the Supreme Court issued its decision in the matter of Washington State Department of Licensing v. Cougar Den, Inc. (No. 16-1498). Treaties with federally recognized Native Nations—like the 1855 Treaty at issue here, constitute federal law that preempts conflicting state law. Continue reading
Another decision by you, Governor Kristi Noem, has been made without the consent of the Lakota people and has resulted in an embarrassing situation for the state.
It is embarrassing because your actions and decision were done without our consent. Continue reading
March 18, 2019
Trump’s proposal would reduce Indian Housing Block Grant to same level of funding tribes received in 1998 when the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act was first enacted, says National American Indian Housing Council Continue reading