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Tom Udall Jul 31
This week’s passage of the Tribal Wildlife Corridors Act is a big step forward for Tribes to better protect human health and safety, and native species and habitat on tribal lands.
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Jul 29
TODAY: The Committee held an oversight hearing on "Preparing to Head Back to Class: Addressing How to Safely Reopen BIE Schools" Witnesses included: , , & Click here for more info:
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Martin Heinrich Jul 29
Today the STOP Act—my legislation with Senator to prohibit the exporting of sacred tribal artifacts—was passed out of the Senate .
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Martha McSally Jul 29
Pleased to see my bipartisan bill pass out of today.
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Jul 29
Committee Advances 11 Indian Bills During Today's Business Meeting For more information, click here:
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Indian Affairs Jul 8
Ushering in a new era in Federal Indian Policy and establishing the foundation for tremendous achievements by tribal governments across America!
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IndianHealthService Jul 8
Today marks the 50th anniversary of President Richard M. Nixon's “Special Message to the Congress on Indian Affairs,” which served to herald a new era in federal Indian policy - Indian Self-Determination:
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Jul 1
TODAY: The Committee held an oversight hearing on response and mitigation in native communities and a legislative hearing on S. 3650. Witnesses included: , , & Click here for more info:
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NIHB Jul 1
1/2 NIHB Secretary & California Area Rep Lisa Elgin in her testimony to : "Just like every public health crisis before it, COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted Our People. According to , Our People have the highest hospitalization rate nationwide..."
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Sen. John Barrasso Jul 1
Yesterday, I spoke with leaders of the Northern Arapaho tribe in WY. There was a delay in getting all relief funds to tribes, but they’ve received their funds now. has disproportionately impacted the tribes, so it’s important to see what more we can do.
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Ben Carson Jun 26
Glad to see taking action on Native American Housing Assistance & Self-Determination Act reauthorization. I look forward to working with Congress to increase opportunities for sustainable homeownership and help provide more opportunity for Native Americans.
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Jun 25
Chairman Hoeven and Vice Chairman Udall today introduced a bipartisan Native American housing bill to reauthorize NAHASDA and provide needed housing improvements for native communities Click here for more info:
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Jun 24
TODAY: Chairman Hoeven held a legislative hearing to receive testimony on seven Indian bills. Click here for more info:
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Jun 4
Senate Passes Legislative Package with Four Indian Bills. For Chairman Hoeven's statement, click here:
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ADM Brett P. Giroir May 8
It was my extraordinary honor today to swear in RADM Mike Weahkee as . There is no finer leader or person than , and he will continue his outstanding work bringing care to some of our neediest communities. Congratulations to you and your family!
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee May 7
JUST IN: Senate passes a resolution to recognize the contributions of American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian women to the nation. For Chairman 's statement, click here:
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee May 5
TODAY: Treasury Announces Initial Allocation from $8 Billion of Historic CARES Act Funds to Indian Country For Chairman 's statement, click here:
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee May 5
Today is a National Day of Awareness for Missing & Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives. Members of the Committee, including Chairman , introduced a Senate Resolution recognizing the significance of May 5th to the many tribal communities across the country.
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee May 5
Proclamation on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives Awareness Day, 2020 via
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Martha McSally May 5
Pleased to help secure $8 billion in COVID-19 relief for our tribal communities through the CARES Act. Today, will begin sending out that critical relief to tribes.
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