Tribes see progress with Violence Against Women Act and more funding (March 14, 2022)A long-overdue update to the Violence Against Women Act is finally becoming law to protect more women, children and elders in tribal communities.
Omnibus federal funding bill moving forward in Congress (March 9, 2022)The $1.5 trillion omnibus will fund Indian Country programs and expand recognition of tribal sovereignty under the Violence Against Women Act.
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Cronkite News: Indian schools in line for Great American Outdoors Act funding (November 10, 2021)The Bureau of Indian Education will invest more than $178 million to repair aging schools in tribal communities.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to hold U.S. accountable for health care (September 7, 2021)The federal government has never fully met its trust responsibility to ensure that all citizens of tribal nations have quality health care.
House Committee on Natural Resources markup on budget reconciliation (September 2, 2021)The House Committee on Natural Resource is meeting to consider billions of dollars of investments in Indian Country.
Budget blueprint directs $20.5 billion to Indian Country programs (August 11, 2021)A budget blueprint that just passed the U.S. Senate calls for $20.5 billion in spending for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian programs.
Yakama Nation celebrates ‘resounding victory’ for treaty lands (June 16, 2021)The Yakama Nation is celebrating after a federal appeals court confirmed that the tribe has been right all along about its treaty lands.
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‘A life changer’: Investing in broadband in Indian Country (June 4, 2021)“Expanding broadband to our communities is not just a game changer – it is a life changer to tribal communities like mine and all Tribal Nations across the country,” said Treasurer Shannon Holsey of the National Congress of American Indians.
Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Request for the Department of the Interior (April 21, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland presented the Department of the Interior’s fiscal year 2022 budget request during her first appearance on Capitol Hill since joining the Biden administration.
Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Request for the Department of the Interior (April 20, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland is making her first appearance on Capitol Hill since being confirmed as the leader of the Department of the Interior.
President Biden submits first budget request in age of COVID-19 (April 9, 2021)President Joe Biden has submitted his first budget to Congress, showing increases in investments for Indian Country.
Secretary Haaland statement on Biden budget request (April 9, 2021)President Joe Biden is seeking $4 billion for tribal programs at the Department of the Interior, the federal agency with the most trust and treaty responsibilities.
New Mexico Indian Affairs Department presents budget request (February 9, 2021)The New Mexico Indian Affairs Department is seeking $3.7 million to continue its work with 23 tribal nations in the state.
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