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Heidi Heitkamp's Public Statements on Issue: Indigenous Peoples

Office: U.S. Senate (ND) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 29, 2017 Heitkamp Shines Light on Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women with #NotInvisible during Native American Heritage Month
Nov. 2, 2017 Heitkamp Presses Federal Leaders on Challenges Facing the 2020 Census, Tribal & Rural Challenges
Oct. 25, 2017 Hoeven, Udall and Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Resolution to Honor Native American Heritage Month
Oct. 25, 2017 U.S. Senate Committee holds Hearing on Heitkamp's Savanna's Act that would Help Address Crisis of Missing & Murdered Native American Women
Oct. 13, 2017 How We Can Protect Native Women By Remembering Savanna
Oct. 11, 2017 U.S. Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Heitkamp, Lankford, Daines Bipartisan Bill to Build Access to Cultural Educational Opportunities for Native Students
Oct. 5, 2017 Heitkamp Introduces Savanna's Act to Help Address Crisis of Missing and Murdered Native American Women
Sept. 27, 2017 Heitkamp, Cindy McCain Call for Better Protections, Reporting to Fight Human Trafficking in Indian Country
Aug. 25, 2017 Heitkamp Tours Generation Art Space on Turtle Mountain, Highlights Importance of Trauma Informed Care for Native Youth
Aug. 8, 2017 Heitkamp: We Must do More to Protect Native Communities from Human Trafficking
July 21, 2017 Heitkamp Underscores Need to Build Access to Cultural Educational Opportunities for Native Students
July 19, 2017 Heitkamp Fights to Protect Indian Country against Devastating Cuts in Republican Health Care Bill
June 13, 2017 Heitkamp's Bipartisan Bill to Help Protect Missing & Abducted Children in Indian Country Unanimously Passes Senate Committee
June 1, 2017 Heitkamp: We must Do More to Protect Children in Indian Country
April 27, 2017 Heitkamp, Lankford, Daines Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Build Access to Cultural Educational Opportunities for Native Students
April 12, 2017 Heitkamp, Inhofe, Kilmer, Cole Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Promote Adoption Financial Fairness in Tribal Communities
April 3, 2017 Heitkamp Announces Federal Economic Development Funding for Turtle Mountain which President's Budget would Eliminate
March 22, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Commission on Native Children Support
March 20, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of United States Senate - Commission on Native Children Appointments
March 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President - Protect the White House Tribal Nations Conference and Council on Native American Affairs
Feb. 17, 2017 Senate Indian Affairs Committee Democrats Secure Exemption from Federal Hiring Freeze for Indian Health Services Staff
Jan. 31, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Your Hiring Freeze is Hurting Indian Country
Oct. 26, 2016 Heitkamp Unveils Bipartisan Bill to Make Sure All North Dakotans Can Access Quality Health Services
Oct. 18, 2016 ND Congressional Delegation Denounce Criminal Displacement of Livestock, Call for Federal Reinforcements
Oct. 14, 2016 KFYR - Sen. Heitkamp's Bill Created to Assist Native American Children, Passed Into Law
Oct. 14, 2016 President Signs Heitkamp, Murkowski Bill to Stand up for Native Children into Law
Oct. 14, 2016 Washington Post - Obama Signs Bill Creating New Commission on Native Children
Oct. 14, 2016 Forum News Service - Obama Signs New Law for Native American Children
Oct. 14, 2016 Indian Country Today - President Obama Signs Bill For Native Children
Sept. 30, 2016 Murkowski, Heitkamp Bill Creating Native Children's Commission Heads to President's Desk
Sept. 30, 2016 President Signs into Law Heitkamp-backed Bill to Boost Tourism, Economic Development Across Indian Country
Sept. 26, 2016 Heitkamp Announces Federal Funding for Education and Economic Development in Indian Country
Sept. 21, 2016 Heller-Heitkamp Team to Make HSA Funds Immediately Accessible for Local Tribes
Sept. 14, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, Attorney General, the Hon. Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior, the Hon. Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Requesting Law Enforcement Personell and Clarification on the Dakota Access Pipeline Project Halt
Sept. 13, 2016 Heitkamp, Murkowski Bill to Stand up for Native Children Unanimously Passes in U.S. House of Representatives
Sept. 9, 2016 Heitkamp Statement on Decisions Regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline
Aug. 17, 2016 Heitkamp Hosts First Senate Indian Affairs Committee Field Hearing on Trauma
Aug. 2, 2016 Heitkamp, HUD Secretary Work to Build Partnerships to Address Chronic Tribal Housing Challenges
July 21, 2016 Heitkamp: IHS to Launch Medicare, Medicaid Pilot Program Senator Requested for Turtle Mountain
July 20, 2016 Heitkamp Announces Federal Funding to Support Legal Assistance for Women and Children in Standing Rock
July 14, 2016 Heitkamp, Murkowski Bill to Stand up for Native Children Unanimously Passes in U.S. House of Representatives Committee
June 15, 2016 Heitkamp Announces Federal Funding for North Dakota Housing
June 6, 2016 Heitkamp Announces Designation of Turtle Mountain as Pride of the Great Plains Promise Zone
June 2, 2016 Heitkamp, Wakefield Bring Together Tribal Leaders to Tackle IHS Shortcomings
May 25, 2016 Heitkamp Launches New Effort to Combat Childhood Trauma with Learning Series for Lawmakers
May 16, 2016 Heitkamp at Senate Hearing: We Can't Wait to Prioritize Native Students' Access to Cultural Education Opportunities
May 13, 2016 Heitkamp, FCC Commissioner, Tribal Leaders Reinforce Need to Build Out High-Speed Internet in Indian Country
May 9, 2016 Heitkamp Statement on National Bison Legacy Act Being Signed into Law
May 2, 2016 Heitkamp Visits Fort Yates IHS Facility to Fight for Quality Health Care in Indian Country
April 18, 2016 Heitkamp Presses Indian Health Service Director to Guarantee Support for North Dakota Facilities
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