Udall Statement On Planned Return Of Acoma Shield To Pueblo Of Acoma

  WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) released the following statement on the planned return of the Acoma Shield from Paris to the Pueblo of Acoma. Udall chaired a Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on the illegal trade of tribal cultural items in Albuquerque in October 2016, and Udall’s Protection of the Right of Tribes […]

Los Alamos Team Sets Sail For Arctic On Year-long Research Expedition 

“This is the largest experiment ever conducted in the Arctic,” said Jim Bossert, Earth and Environmental Sciences division leader at Los Alamos. “The data collected has the potential to transform our understanding of the way the Arctic is responding to climate change—so important to improving our ability to predict global climate impacts of a rapidly changing Arctic environment.”      

Udall Calls for Senate Vote on VAWA with Tribal Provisions, Public Safety Bills

“The crisis rates of violence against Native women in particular demand our full attention and immediate action. Native women and families deserve to be safe in their homes and in their communities – full stop. That is why it is unacceptable that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has refused to take up the House-passed Violence Against Women Act reauthorization that includes critical provisions I helped author to promote public safety for women and families in Indian Country,” Udall said.