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Indian Affairs Promised To Reform Tribal Jails. We Found Death, Neglect And Disrepair

Source: NPR, shared by NUNA Consulting Group At least 19 Native men and women have died since 2016 in tribal detention centers overseen by the Interior Department’s Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), according to an investigation by NPR and the Mountain West News Bureau, a collaboration of NPR member stations. Several of them died after correctional …

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Statement from the IHS Acting Director Elizabeth Fowler on the President’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

The President’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget released today includes significant new investments for IHS, tribal, and urban Indian health programs that will expand access to health care services, modernize aging facilities and information technology infrastructure, and address urgent health issues, including HIV and hepatitis C, maternal mortality, and opioid use. It also includes funding to …

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Chahta Nowvt Aya: The Journey of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Comes to Life July 23

Source: NativeBusinessMag Durant, Ok – The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma today announced that its new Choctaw Cultural Center, which tells the 14,000-year-history of the Chahta people and represents more than a decade of research and work in creating the space, will officially open July 23 on the prairie land of southeastern Oklahoma in Durant. Featuring rich …

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Tribal Nations’ Success with Vaccination Drives Gets National Attention

The Washington Post reported “Native American tribes, among the hardest-hit by covid-19, are celebrating a pandemic success story. Navajo Nation, the largest of the 574 Indian tribes in the United States, is now about 70 percent fully vaccinated, according to Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez. Other tribes are reporting similar numbers. By late March, Blackfeet …

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Legislative Alert: Bill to create a Congressional Charter for the National American Indian Veterans Reintroduced in Senate

PRESS RELEASE- WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) reintroduced bipartisan legislation to create a Congressional Charter for the National American Indian Veterans (NAIV). Headquartered in South Dakota on the Cheyenne River Reservation, the NAIV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advocating for tribal veterans. Originally started in 2004, …

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Welcome to our new site!

We are still uploading information and refining/adding pages, but you are welcome to start exploring the Phase I release of the new tribalselfgov.org site. A number of  new features are available, including: a Self-Governance document library, new advisory committee pages, a Self-Governance map project, a timeline of key milestones in the history of Self-Governance and more.

Thank you!

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