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acomapueblo
As COVID-19 progressed, the Pueblo of Acoma adopted novel strategies to protect the tribal community and its most vulnerable members.
winonabegaye
Across the Navajo Nation, victims of COVD-19 include parents and grandparents, sole guardians and providers, mentors and teachers. Without them, some students have lost their way or, quite literally, fallen off the map.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approved four bills addressing tribal lands, broadband in tribal communities and a youth treatment center.
johnhoevenjerrymoran
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a business meeting to consider pending legislation.
scia
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is convening for the first time since the 2020 election and for the first time in nearly two months.
utetribe
The Ute Indian Tribal Business Committee is pleased to announce that its application to the Federal Communications Commission has been approved.
muralnet
The Federal Communications Commission has granted broadband spectrum licenses to tribes in what FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called “a major step forward in our efforts to close the digital divide on Tribal lands.”
ernestweston
“We’ll see in the coming years how this is going to change our communities,” said Ernest Weston Jr. of the Oglala Sioux Tribe Planning Office.
fcc
The Federal Communications Commission has issued the first set of spectrum licenses through the agency’s first-of-its-kind Rural Tribal Priority Window to Tribal entities across the country.
debhaaland
“Everyone in this country deserves access to reliable high-speed internet, especially during a pandemic,” said Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico), a citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna.
navajonationschool
Students at Bureau of Indian Education operated schools started classes without adequate technology, sometimes sharing a single computer among siblings, because the agency disbursed funding late and failed to purchase equipment in time.
michaelweahkee
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs took testimony on bills addressing Indian health and tribal lands.
lowerbrulesiouxtribe
On tribal lands, only 65 percent of the population has access to broadband. Half of tribal rural households don’t even have access to a fixed wireless internet provider.
Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on bills address Indian health, diabetes, tribal broadband and tribal lands.
everynativevotecounts
A new policy lets Arizona residents without traditional street addresses register to vote online — a big change for people living on reservations.