Senator Tom Udall Remarks to National Indian Education Association

Published February 18, 2018   WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, addressed the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) and discussed his work to improve education for Native students. Udall outlined his education-related priorities on the Senate Indian Affairs and Appropriations committees – including expanding Native language […]

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Chief of Staff Chuck Hoskin to Receive Distinguished Northeastern State University Honor

Published February 16, 2018 TAHLEQUAH  — Cherokee Nation Chief of Staff Chuck Hoskin is being honored as one of nine Northeastern State University 2018 Centurions. Centurions are individuals whose leadership and commitment, in the course of helping others, have made a significant impact during NSU’s history. Honors are given to university alumni, faculty, staff, students or […]

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Navajo Nation Victorioius in Initial Gold King Mine Spill Ruling

Published February 15, 2018 WINDOW ROCK, NAVAJO NATION –  On Monday, February 12, the Navajo Nation won an important victory in its fight for fair compensation for the harms caused by the U.S. EPA and its contractors from the devastating Gold King Mine spill of August 2015.  The United States District Court for the District […]

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Tribal Nations Voice Concern on Trump’s 2019 Budget

Published February 15, 2018 WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, more than 500 tribal representatives from across the United States raised a unified voice in opposition to the FY 2019 President’s Budget during the Third General Assembly at the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) 2018 Executive Council Winter Session (ECWS) in Washington, DC. […]

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Public Health Advocate, Dr. Marion Nestle, to Keynote NB3 Foundation’s Healthy Beverage Summit

Published February 15, 2018 Event focuses on decreasing the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. SANTA ANA PUBELO, NEW MEXICO — The Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation is pleased to welcome Dr. Marion Nestle, author of “Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning),” as the keynote speaker at this year’sHealthy Beverage Summit in Albuquerque, NM on February 21, 2018. […]

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Senators Udall and Heinrich Commemorate National Colleges and Universities Week

Published February 14, 2018   WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich joined a bipartisan group of 22 senators in passing a resolution unanimously in the Senate recognizing the week of February 11, 2018, as National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week.   The resolution recognizes the unique and critically important role these institutions […]

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