Fairbanks, Alaska—The Gwich’in Nation of Alaska and Canada applaud the decision by JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, to rule out financing new oil and gas drilling on sacred lands of the Gwich’in that is in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Continue reading
Washington State Senate approves legislation to stop all new permits for bottled water withdrawals
Olympia, WA – On February 18th, the Washington State Senate passed a bill that would, “ban water withdrawals for commercial bottled water production.” Continue reading
Did you know that Native-owned banks have a combined asset base of almost $3 billion?
The Center for Indian Country Development (CICD) recently published an interactive map of all 100-plus Native American financial institutions across Indian Country. Continue reading
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer offer their heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones of Navajo Code Talker Joe Vandever, Sr., who passed away on Friday morning at the age of 96 in Haystack, New Mexico. Continue reading
Northwest tribes call on federal government to respect tribal opposition to controversial environmental decisions that impact traditional lands. Continue reading