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First Nations News – April is National Poetry Month! Read Oglala Lakota Poet’s Blog

by nlc-admin | April 1, 2019

Through Mentorship, A Writers’ Society Flourishes April is National Poetry Month and First Nations Development Institute is delighted to feature a blog and poetry by Joel Waters, who is an Oglala Lakota poet. His works have appeared in the book Shedding Skin: Four Sioux Poets edited by the late Adrian C. Louis. His works have […]

USDA Announces Opening Date for Rural e-Connectivity Pilot Program Applications

by nlc-admin | April 1, 2019

Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today announced that USDA Rural Development will begin accepting the first round of applications for the Rural e-Connectivity Pilot Program (ReConnect Program) on April 23, 2019, through reconnect.usda.gov. In March 2018, Congress provided $600 million to USDA to expand broadband infrastructure and services in rural […]

HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs Weekly Information Bulletin – March 25, 2019

by nlc-admin | April 1, 2019

Greetingsfrom Fred Griefer, Acting Administrator, HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs, HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programsis pleased to share the attached Information Bulletin highlighting Training Opportunities, Funding Announcements, and Tribal News throughout our southwest region. For additional program information, HUD’s PIH Notices to Tribes and TDHEs are electronically posted to the internet at https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/public_indian_housing/ih/regs/notices.  Additionally, find government benefits, […]

OVW Seeks Nominations For Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women Task Force

by nlc-admin | April 1, 2019

The Office on Violence Against Women is seeking nominations for members of the Task Force on Research on Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women (Task Force). By statute, Task Force members must be representatives of one of the following entities: tribal governments; national tribal domestic violence and sexual assault non-profit organizations; or national […]

Now Accepting Applications for the American Indian & Alaska Native Leadership Academy

by nlc-admin | March 21, 2019

The National American Indian & Alaska Native Technology Transfer Centers are soliciting applications for their next American Indian and Alaska Native Leadership Academy, starting in August 2019.  Please see the announcement below and also the attachments with the flyer and the application forms/materials for both mentors and mentees.     Please see below and attached for […]