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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking another look at infrastructure in Native communities.
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Schools, hospitals and other facilities in Indian Country need billons of dollars in investments.
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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts an oversight hearing titled, “Examining Federal Facilities in Indian Country.”
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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is getting back to work with a hearing on facilities in Indian Country.
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“These investments will help many Native American, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian communities gain long overdue access to life-saving technologies, economic opportunities, remote learning and countless other benefits,” said Secretary Raimondo.
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“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.
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Water quality in Canada is ranked among the best in the world yet First Nations struggle to access a safe supply.
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Tribes face a digital divide “as big as the Grand Canyon” and a “not even quantifiable” lack of utility access, just two of the problems outlined at a Congressional hearing.
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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a hearing entitled “Infrastructure in Indigenous Communities: Priorities for American Jobs Plan” on April 21, 2021.
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Wilma Mankiller and Charlie Soap’s work with Cherokee communities set a precedent that we are proud to continue.
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When President Joe Biden delivers his first address to Congress, a young citizen of the Navajo Nation will be there as a special guest.
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The American Jobs Plan promises to invest billions of dollars in tribal and Native communities. Learn whether the proposal will generate jobs and improve infrastructure in Indian Country.
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“We can’t talk about jobs and infrastructure without acknowledging that many of America’s original residents are living without clean water,” Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg told tribal leaders during a meeting about the American Jobs Plan.
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President Biden’s American Jobs Plan invests tens of billions of dollars directly in tribal communities across the country, according to the White House.
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Tribes ceded over 500 million acres of land to make this Country great and obligated the federal government to provide “health, education and social welfare” into perpetuity.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is meeting to advance more bills and to hear about water needs in Native communities.