Action Alerts

January 15, 2014
First Nations Development Institute Action Alert Please Track the Progress of the Proposed Native Children Act Senate Bill S. 1622 – the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act – was introduced to a...
July 8, 2013
*Take Action Now on Food Safety Modernization Act Regulations!* The "Indian Country Food Safety Modernization Act Working Group" is asking tribes and those with Native agricultural interests to take action on proposed regulations that are being...
March 21, 2013
Action Alert Banner NICWA urgently requests your immediate action on three time-sensitive matters regarding Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, an ICWA-related case before the U.S. Supreme Court that has potentially sweeping ramifications for all of Indian...
February 11, 2013
*Please Support the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Today! * In 2012, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was not reauthorized. VAWA has been expired for over one year. Two weeks ago, U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Michael Crapo (R-ID)...
January 23, 2013
*Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Reintroduced in Congress * Yesterday (Jan. 22), U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Michael Crapo (R-ID) introduced S. 47, a strong, bipartisan bill that would reauthorize the landmark Violence Against Women Act (...
January 9, 2013
*Support the Native Languages Preservation Act* The National Indian Education Association (NIEA) is urging support for reauthorization of the Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act. The act funds programs that support and strengthen...

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