At tribal summit, Biden pledges federal commitment to Indian Country

President poised to designate Avi Kwa Ame, a sacred site for tribes in Nevada, as national monument that would ensure preservation of ancestral lands

By: - November 30, 2022 3:29 pm
Avi Kwa Ame

President Joe Biden on Nov. 30, 2022, pledged to designate Avi Kwa Ame in southern Nevada as the state’s fourth national monument. The move was part of a series of commitments made by the Biden administration to strengthen relationships and consultation between the federal government and First Nations. (Courtesy of Justin McAffee)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.