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February 20, 2024 / news, press

The Way Forward: Report of the Commission on Native Children

Congress created the independent Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children in 2016 to conduct a comprehensive...
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June 23, 2022 / news

KFYR-TV: Commission meets for Native American children

A commission met on Tuesday at United Tribes Technical College to discuss the obstacles facing Native children’s needs. The commissioners...
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June 12, 2022 / news

KXNET (TV): Commission on Native Children to hold Bismarck Hearing, June 12, 2022

The Commission will be hosting a regional public hearing in Bismarck on June 23-24. Individuals will be able to participate...
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February 15, 2022 / news

Native Talk Arizona interview with Commissioner Carlyle Begay

Commissioner Carlyle Begay discusses the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children. Listen to the episode on Native...
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September 30, 2021 / news

Biden Gives Native Children’s Commission an Extension to Complete Report

President Joe Biden has given a special commission a lengthy extension to complete a comprehensive report on all government and...
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September 24, 2021 / news


September 24, 2021 HONOLULU – U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, issued the...
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August 25, 2021 / news

Study of Native Children’s Justice Needs Will Likely Get a Two-Year Extension

A bill granting the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Tribal Justice two additional years to complete a study on the...
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December 16, 2020 / news

Diné College President Testifies Before Federal Native Youth Commission

As president of Diné College, and as a former teacher, principal and superintendent at schools across the Navajo Nation, Charles...
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March 10, 2020 / news

Interview with Carlyle Begay by Native Talk Arizona aired March 10, 2020

Listen to the Interview with Carlyle Begay by Native Talk Arizona, aired on March 10, 2020
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July 9, 2018 / news

Heitkamp’s Commission on Native Children Begins Its Work to Address Challenges

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today announced that the Commission on Native Children, which was created by her...
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