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EPA Seeking Tribal Representatives to Provide Input on Draft Lead Strategy

by nlc-admin | March 22, 2018

The President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety to Children (https://ptfceh.niehs.nih.gov/) is developing a federal strategy on lead to focus federal efforts on actions to reduce childhood blood lead levels. The Task Force would like to invite tribal representatives to share their perspectives on what they should include within the Federal Lead Strategy […]

HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs Weekly Information Bulletin 03-19-2018

by nlc-admin | March 21, 2018

HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs Weekly Information Bulletin Greetings from David Southerland, Administrator, HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs, HUD’s Southwest Office of Native American Programs is pleased to share the attached Training Opportunities and Tribal Housing News. For additional program information, HUD’s PIH Notices to Tribes and TDHEs are electronically posted to the internet at http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/ih/regs/notices.cfm.  Additionally, […]

USDA Webinars Regarding the Community Connect Grant Program

by nlc-admin | March 19, 2018

USDA Webinars Regarding the Community Connect Grant Program April 5th from 1:00 to 2:00 pm EDT & April 10th from 1:00 to 2:00 pm EDT   The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) will host webinars focused on the Community Connect Grant Program. These webinars will inform participants about the major eligibility and regulatory requirements of the program and […]

Harassment pervades the Bureau of Indian Affairs

by nlc-admin | March 13, 2018

One of the oldest agencies in the Department of Interior appears to have some of its worst harassment problems. Sue Parton first began working for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 1976, as a teacher at the Albuquerque Indian School, one of the few remaining BIA boarding schools at that time. Parton, a member of […]

American Indian Veteran Newsletter -Winter 2017-2018

by nlc-admin | March 8, 2018

Note from the Director Greetings and welcome to the Winter edition of the VA Office of Tribal Government Relations newsletter. I’d like to share some updates with our readers of where we’ve been and what we’ve been up to these past few months, but first I’d like to begin with sharing that we are gearing […]