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Thomas Perez: Youth on Wind River Reservation share high hopes
Thomas Perez: Youth on Wind River Reservation share high hopes (October 7, 2015)

High unemployment persists in Wind River, as it does in many tribal communities across the country.


Tribes awarded grants to assist veterans with housing and jobs
Tribes awarded grants to assist veterans with housing and jobs (June 24, 2015)

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe received $200,000 and the Nez Perce Tribe received $154,356.


Updates from National Congress of American Indians DC meeting
Updates from National Congress of American Indians DC meeting (February 27, 2015)

The status of leadership at the Indian Health Service, updates from members of Congress and a tribal court jurisdiction case were some highlights from this week's session.


National Congress of American Indians set for winter conference
National Congress of American Indians set for winter conference (February 23, 2015)

Tribal leaders will hear from top Obama administration officials and key members of Congress.


Thomas Perez: Labor Department grants open to all tribal nations
Thomas Perez: Labor Department grants open to all tribal nations (December 9, 2014)

Going forward, the department will ensure that federally recognized tribes can apply for all of our employment and training grants


Obama nominates DOJ official as Labor Department Secretary
Obama nominates DOJ official as Labor Department Secretary (March 19, 2013)

Thomas Perez delivers remarks after President Barack Obama announced Perez as his nominee for Labor Secretary, in the East Room of the White House, March 18, 2013. (Official White...