The goals and priorities of the Biden administration are goals and priorities Tribal Nations have been uplifting for centuries.
The Bureau of Land Management approved two solar facilities in California, and issued a call for land to be nominated for projects in the three other states.
The mountain will be renamed to honor Mestaa'ėhehe, a Native American translator who mediated between tribes and white settlers in the 1800s.
The request, if granted, would allow for the public to hunt grizzly bears for the first in 30 years in Montana.
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced a federal panel would be tasked with removing derogatory terms from place names, starting with Indigenous slur "squaw."
A coalition of commercial fishing groups said the design of the project puts turbines too close together for ships to navigate safely during rough seas.
Government officials signed a pledge Wednesday that the newest green-friendly transportation technology would be tested in American national parks.
"Violence against Indigenous peoples is a crisis that has been underfunded for decades," Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said while announcing the creation of a new unit designed to help solve murders and missing persons cases among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Tribal leaders hope her confirmation may help make Native American issues more prominent in the national agenda.
"I have decided to support this nomination today, to support the first Native American to hold this position," Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said on Thursday.
The New Mexico congresswoman seems likely to become the new head of the Interior Department after Sen. Joe Manchin said he plans to vote for her confirmation.
The interior secretary nominee maintained that "we should diversify our funding streams for education, and not just rely on one," during Wednesday's confirmation hearing.
"I believe Deb Haaland will be a secretary of the interior for every American and will vote to confirm her," the Democratic senator said.
Six Native Americans won their congressional races on Tuesday, including two candidates in New Mexico.
In the short version of the controversial video, dozens of teenagers wearing MAGA hats appeared to be mocking, taunting and yelling at Omaha elder Nathan Phillips.
Voters elected the country's first Muslim and Native American women to Congress, in addition to a number of other firsts.
A New Mexico Republican candidate placed doubt on Democratic opponent's Native American heritage, suggesting a genuine Laguna Pueblo tribe member would not support "open borders."
The movement to abolish ICE is gaining traction in New Mexico's first congressional district, where one of two candidates who support the cause is likely to win Tuesday's primaries.