Tribal Self-Governance Virtual Conference: September 14 - 16, 2021

Legislative News

Rep. Gallego Plans to Introduce the Bridging the Tribal Digital Divide Act, Again

On July 6, 2021, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-7) tweeted that he plans to introduce the Tribal Digital Divide Act again. This bill establishes an interagency coordination program for tribal access to broadband service and further expands broadband access on tribal land, including by setting aside certain funds for its deployment and establishing a pilot program …

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S. 1895, a bill to require HHS to award additional funds through the Sanitation Facilities Construction Program, introduced in the Senate and referred to SCIA.

S. 1895: A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award additional funding through the Sanitation Facilities Construction Program of the Indian Health Service, and for other purposes. TEXT: Section 1. Indian Health Service Sanitation Facilities Construction Program funding       (a) Findings Congress finds that—            (1) the COVID–19 crisis has …

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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.

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