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April 21, 2020

Coronavirus Emergency Response: First Nations Awards $635,000 in Grant Funding

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Coronavirus Emergency Response: First Nations Awards $635,000 in Grant Funding to Help Native…

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April 14, 2020

4 Principles for Environmental Justice: Lessons from Hawai'i

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4 Principles for Environmental Justice: Lessons from Hawai'i

By Trisha Kehaulani Watson-Sproat

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April 08, 2020

Coronavirus Resources and More Information from First Nations

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As we continue to support each other throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, we want to…

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April 06, 2020

Healthy Land, Healthy Food, Healthy People: A Cochiti Invitation

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Healthy Land Healthy People: A Cochiti Invitation to Join Us at the Table

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April 01, 2020

Fisheries and Stewardship: Lessons from Native Hawaiian Aquaculture

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Fisheries and Stewardship: Lessons from Native Hawaiian Aquaculture

By Brenda Asuncion Kevin K.J.…

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March 31, 2020

Help Us Elevate Native Voices

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All of our lives have changed dramatically due to the impact of Coronavirus educating gras

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March 24, 2020

Our Bodies Are the Front Lines: Responding to Land-Based Gender Violence

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Our Bodies Are the Front Lines: Responding to Land-based Gender Violence

By Annita Lucchesi

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March 17, 2020

First Nations Receives Grant to Support Indigenous-Led Environmental Justice Efforts

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First Nations Receives Grant to Support Indigenous-Led Environmental Justice Efforts

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March 17, 2020

February/March 2020 Newsletter

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March 16, 2020

Fire, Forests, and Our Lands: An Indigenous Ecological Perspective

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Fire and Our Lands: An Indigenous Ecological Perspective

By Hillary Renick

This article…

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March 16, 2020

First Nations' Response to Coronavirus

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Dear Friends

The Coronavirus including the Native communities we

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March 12, 2020

Data Manager position available with First Nations

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First Nations Seeking Data Manager

First Nations Development Institute is a Native-led nonprofit organization…

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March 09, 2020

Protecting the Earth, Protecting Ourselves: Stories from Native America

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Protecting the Earth, Protecting Ourselves: Stories from Native America*

by Raymond…

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February 24, 2020

Come to the Indian Agriculture Training Workshop in Albuquerque in April

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February 18, 2020

First Nations releases publication on Supporting Community Intellectuals and Partnerships in Native Communities

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First Nations releases publication on Supporting Community Intellectuals and Partnerships in Native Communities

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February 13, 2020

First Nations Accepting Proposals for 2020 NYCF Grants

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January 29, 2020

First Nations' Agua Fund Grant Will Increase Access to Fresh and Healthy Foods

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January 22, 2020

First Nations Announces the Inaugural Cohort for the Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship

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First Nations Announces the Inaugural Cohort for the Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship

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January 13, 2020

Over $1 Million in Grants Awarded in Third Year of Native Language Immersion Initiative

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*Over $1 Million in Grants Awarded in Third Year of Native Language Immersion Initiative

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January 07, 2020

You Helped Us Reach Our Goal!

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January 01, 2020

Happy New Year from First Nations Development Institute

Happy Holidays from First Nations Development Institute!

Hichandiboh nain bi Wowatse Gindiboh Hiwohgi di Pahuwi nai Paayo Peh

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December 19, 2019

Happy Holidays from First Nations Development Institute

Happy Holidays from First Nations Development Institute!

Hichandiboh nain bi Wowatse Gindiboh Hiwohgi di Pahuwi nai Paayo Peh

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December 17, 2019

Learning to Support Indigenous Communities: One Foundation's Experience

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Philanthropy as Reciprocity

by Sarah Kastelic

"This article is the eighth in a…

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December 16, 2019

How to Seek, Find, and Engage Native American Staff and Board Members

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Philanthropy as Reciprocity

by Sarah Kastelic

"This article is the eighth in a…

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December 11, 2019

Spoiler Alert: Narrative Change Needed to Support Indigenous-led Work

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Philanthropy as Reciprocity

by Sarah Kastelic

"This article is the eighth in a…

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December 09, 2019

Building Partnerships in Indian Country through Relationships: Rules for the Road

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Philanthropy as Reciprocity

by Sarah Kastelic

"This article is the eighth in a…

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December 09, 2019

November/December 2019 Newsletter

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December 04, 2019

$30,000 in Prize Awards Announced for Native Youth Business Plan Competition at RES 2020

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$30,000 in Prize Awards Announced for Native Youth Business Plan Competition at RES 2020…

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December 02, 2019

Philanthropy as Reciprocity

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Philanthropy as Reciprocity

by Sarah Kastelic

"This article is the eighth in a…

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November 27, 2019

Understanding Thanksgiving from Our Side of the Table

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Understanding Thanksgiving from Our Side of the Table
Native communities have their own…

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November 25, 2019

Celebrating Our Strengths: Authentic Partnerships for Nation Building

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Let's Talk about Fundraising: A Perspective from Cochiti Pueblo

by Trisha Moquino

"This…

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November 18, 2019

Irrational Numbers: Charting a New Path in Indian Country

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Irrational Numbers: Charting a NewPath in Indian Country

by Michael Roberts

"This…

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November 13, 2019

First Nations Launches New Keepseagle Fast-Track Grants to Support Native American Farmers and Ranchers

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"Application Deadline December 16, 2019"

First Nations Launches New Keepseagle Fast-Track Grants to Support…

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November 11, 2019

Let's Talk about Fundraising: A Perspective from Cochiti Pueblo

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Let's Talk about Fundraising: A Perspective from Cochiti Pueblo

by Trisha Moquino

"This…

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November 08, 2019

First Nations to Award Grants for Work Contributing to Native Food Sovereignty

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Application due February 27, 2020

First Nations to Award Grants for Work Contributing…

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November 04, 2019

First Nations Awarded Training Grant From USDA for Native American Farm to School Initiative

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First Nations awarded Training Grant from USDA Food and Nutrition Service

LONGMONT000 grant…

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November 04, 2019

Linguistic and Cultural Revitalization in Indian Country

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Happy Indigenous Peoples' Day! Today especially we celebrate indigenous resilience and survival.

Today…

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October 28, 2019

Unpacking Capacity Building

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Unpacking Capacity Building
by Sarah EchoHawk

This article is the third in…

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October 21, 2019

People Powered: Strength-Based Indigenous Movements

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People Powered: Strength-Based Indigenous Movements

by Olivia Roanhorse

"This article is the second…

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October 14, 2019

First Nations Kicks Off Article Series with Nonprofit Quarterly

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Happy Indigenous Peoples' Day! Today especially we celebrate indigenous resilience and survival.

Today…

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October 08, 2019

First Nations to Award Grants for Policy and Advocacy for Native Nutrition and Health

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Application Deadline November 14, 2019

First Nations to Award Grants for Policy and Advocacy…

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October 01, 2019

First Nations Announces Commitment to Continue Ecological Stewardship Work

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First Nations Announces Commitment to Continue Ecological Stewardship Work

LONGMONT today announced…

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September 30, 2019

September/October 2019

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July/August 2019

Beating the Clock to Keep the Yuchi Language Alive

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September 27, 2019

First Nations Seeks to Fill Three Positions

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First Nations Seeking Senior Program Officer & Senior Communications Officer

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September 03, 2019

Building Native Communities Financial Training Coming Up!

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August 19, 2019

Don't miss out! Apply for Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowships

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Due September 13, 2019

First Nations Accepting Applications for 10 Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowships…

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August 09, 2019

College Scholarships Available from First Nations

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Applications Due September 30, 2019
Apply Now for 6th Year of First Nations'…

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August 08, 2019

Don't Forget to Sign Up for the Food Sovereignty Summit

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Register Now!
Please Join Us for the Food Sovereignty Summit Sept. 23-26

First…

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August 05, 2019

Deadline Sept. 13! Apply for Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowships

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Due September 13, 2019

First Nations Accepting Applications for 10 Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowships…

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August 01, 2019

Apply Now for College Scholarships from First Nations

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Applications Due September 30, 2019

Apply Now for 6th Year of First Nations'…

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July 31, 2019

Now's the Time! Sign Up for the Food Sovereignty Summit

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Register Now!
Please Join Us for the Food Sovereignty Summit Sept. 23-26

First…

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July 29, 2019

First Nations is Seeking a Lead Grants Officer

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First Nations is Hiring a Lead Grants Officer

First Nations Development Institute is…

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July 25, 2019

July/August 2019 Newsletter

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July/August 2019

Beating the Clock to Keep the Yuchi Language Alive

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July 24, 2019

Last Reminder: Free "Investing for Future" Workshop

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"Building Native Communities: Investing for the Future"
Train-the-Trainer Workshop

July 31 - August…

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July 22, 2019

Applications Open for 10 Indigenous Knowledge Fellowships

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Due September 13, 2019

First Nations Accepting Applications for 10 Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowships

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July 18, 2019

Two Months to Go! Register Now for Food Sovereignty Summit

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Register Now!
Please Join Us for the Food Sovereignty Summit Sept. 23-26

First…

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July 17, 2019

First Nations Achieves Highest Rating for 8th Year in a Row

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Only 4% of Evaluated Charities Achieve this Honor
First Nations Receives Highest…

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July 11, 2019

Invest in Your Future & Your Clients' at this Free Workshop

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"Building Native Communities: Investing for the Future"
Train-the-Trainer Workshop

July 31 - August…

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July 10, 2019

Three Grantees Selected for Native Policy Change Efforts

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Native-Led Policy Change Making Headway with New Fertile Ground Advocacy Campaigns

First Nations…

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July 09, 2019

Are You a Native Knowledge Holder? Apply for a Fellowship!

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Applications Due Sept. 13, 2019
Are You a Native Knowledge Holder or Knowledge…

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July 05, 2019

Hope to See You in Green Bay this September!

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Please Join Us for the Food Sovereignty Summit Sept. 23-26

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June 27, 2019

Attend "Investing for the Future" Workshop at Isleta Pueblo

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"Building Native Communities: Investing for the Future"
Train-the-Trainer Workshop

July 31 - August…

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June 25, 2019

Extended! First Nations Seeking a Senior Program Officer

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Deadline Extended to July 15, 2019
First Nations is Hiring a Senior Program…

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June 24, 2019

Apply for the $50,000 Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowships

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Applications Due Sept. 13, 2019
Apply for the $50,000 Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowships

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June 20, 2019

Get Yourself Summitized in Green Bay this September!

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Get Yourself Registered!
Reserve Your Spot for the Food Sovereignty Summit

It's all…

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June 17, 2019

Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship Application Period Now Open

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Applications Due Friday 2019
Apply Now for the Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship

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June 13, 2019

"Investing for the Future" Workshop July 31-August 1

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"Building Native Communities: Investing for the Future"
Train-the-Trainer Workshop

July 31 - August…

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June 12, 2019

Don't Let Your Farming or Ranching Business Get Left Behind!

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"The Business of Indian Agriculture" & "Business Planning Development" Training Workshops

July 9-11,…

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June 05, 2019

Grant Will Promote Entrepreneurship among Native Youth

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11th Hour Project Grant to First Nations Will Promote Entrepreneurship among Native American…

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June 04, 2019

First Nations Seeks to Fill Two Senior Positions

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First Nations Seeking Senior Program Officer & Senior Communications Officer

First Nations Development Institute…

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June 03, 2019

Now's the Time to Board the Food Sovereignty Summit Train

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Get Yourself Registered!
Reserve Your Spot for the Food Sovereignty Summit

It's all…

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May 30, 2019

First Nations Seeking a Senior Program Officer

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First Nations is Hiring a Senior Program Officer

First Nations Development Institute is a…

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May 29, 2019

Native Farmer or Rancher? You Need to Attend This Training!

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"The Business of Indian Agriculture" & "Business Planning Development" Training Workshops

July 9-11,…

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May 27, 2019

Final Reminder: Apply by May 30 for Native Language Grants

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Deadline is May 30, 2019
FINAL REMINDER: Apply Now for Native Language Program…

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May 24, 2019

Get Registered for September's Food Sovereignty Summit!

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Get Yourself Registered!
Reserve Your Spot for the Food Sovereignty Summit

It's all…

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May 23, 2019

May/June 2019 Newsletter

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May/June 2019

Penobscot Club Provides Safe Haven for Micmac Youth

Through…

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May 22, 2019

Learn the "Business of Indian Agriculture" in Oklahoma in July

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"The Business of Indian Agriculture" & "Business Planning Development" Training Workshops

July 9-11,…

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May 21, 2019

Three Tribes Selected for "Native Food Economies" Project

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Three Tribes Selected as Grantees for First Nations' "Changing Native Food Economies" Project

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May 20, 2019

Deadline Approaching for Native Language Grants

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Deadline is May 30, 2019
Applications Open for Native American Language Program Grants

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May 16, 2019

First Nations is now hiring for Senior Communications Officer

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First Nations Hiring Senior Communications Officer

First Nations Development Institute is a Native-led…

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May 13, 2019

Final Q&A Webinar May 14 for Native Language Grants

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Deadline is May 30, 2019
Applications Open for Native American Language Program Grants

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May 10, 2019

For Mother's Day, Read Osage Executive Christy Finsel's Blog

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Through a Cycle of Nurturing, We Strive to Lift All Our Children to Prosperity

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May 07, 2019

Act Now! Join our Exclusive "Salish Sojourn" to Northwest Tribes

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Don't Miss Our "Salish Sojourn: A Northwest Tour"

First Nations Development Institute 2019…

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May 06, 2019

Native Language Grants! Attend Free Q&A Webinars May 8 & 14

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Deadline is May 30, 2019
Application Period Open for Native American Language-Immersion Grants

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May 02, 2019

Some Travel Scholarships Available for "Indian Agriculture" Training

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"The Business of Indian Agriculture" & "Business Planning Development" Training Workshops

July 9-11,…

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May 01, 2019

First Nations Awards 15 Native Arts Initiative Grants

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First Nations Development Institute Awards 15 Native Arts Initiative Grants Totaling $459,000

LONGMONT…

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April 30, 2019

Info Webinar is May 8 for Native Language Grants

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Deadline is May 30, 2019
Application Period Open for Native American Language-Immersion Grants

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April 29, 2019

Report Showcases Tribal Models of Culturally Appropriate & Values-Centered Development

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New Ecological Stewardship Report from First Nations Showcases Tribal Models of Culturally Appropriate…

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April 26, 2019

Report: Native Youth-Serving Programs Severely Underfunded by Philanthropy & Overstretched in Staff Resources

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Report: Native Youth-Serving Programs Severely Underfunded by Philanthropy & Overstretched in Staff Resources

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April 25, 2019

Agenda Near Final for Food Sovereignty Summit in September!

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Agenda Near Final for National Food Sovereignty Summit in September!

First…

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April 24, 2019

Join Us in July in OKC for "The Business of Indian Ag" Training

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"The Business of Indian Agriculture" & "Business Planning Development" Training Workshops

July 9-11,…

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April 23, 2019

It's a Once-in-a-Lifetime Event! Join Our Special "Salish Sojourn"

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Don't Miss Our "Salish Sojourn: A Northwest Tour"

First Nations Development Institute 2019…

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April 22, 2019

Apply by May 30 for Native Language Program Grants

First Nations Development Institute Grantmaking

Deadline is May 30, 2019
Application Period Open for Native American Language-Immersion Grants

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April 18, 2019

Report Summarizes Dialogue on Native Stewardship of Land & Resources

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New First Nations Report Details Groundbreaking Dialogue around Native Stewardship of Lands, Natural…

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April 17, 2019

July "Business of Indian Ag" Training in Oklahoma!

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"The Business of Indian Agriculture" & "Business Planning Development" Training Workshops

July 9-11,…

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April 16, 2019

April is National Poetry Month! Read Inupiaq Poet Joan Kane's Blog

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A Field Guide to Native Poetics

April is National Poetry Month is delighted…

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April 15, 2019

Grants Available for Native Language Programs!

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Deadline is May 30, 2019
Application Period Now Open for Third Year…

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April 12, 2019

First Nations Awards 13 New Native Language Grants

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First Nations Development Institute Awards 13 New Native Language Grants During the UN's…

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April 11, 2019

Will We See You in Green Bay at the Food Sovereignty Summit?

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Register Now!
National Native Food Sovereignty Summit is September 23-26 Wisconsin

First Nations…

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April 10, 2019

First Nations Awards 17 Keepseagle Fast-Track Grants

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First Nations Awards 17 Keepseagle Fast-Track Grants

LONGMONT today announced the 17 inaugural…

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April 09, 2019

Don't Miss Our "Salish Sojourn" to the Pacific Northwest

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Don't Miss Our "Salish Sojourn: A Northwest Tour"

First Nations Development Institute 2019…

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April 05, 2019

Deadline Tuesday, April 9 for Native Policy & Advocacy Grants!

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Application Deadline April 9, 2019
Grants Available for Policy and Advocacy Efforts Aimed…

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April 04, 2019

Our 2018 Impact Report is Out!

Our "2018 Impact Report" is Out!

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First Nations Development Institute is pleased to present its "2018 Impact…

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April 01, 2019

April is National Poetry Month! Read Oglala Lakota Poet's Blog

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Through Mentorship, A Writers' Society Flourishes

April is National Poetry Month is delighted…

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March 28, 2019

Apply Now for Grants for Native Policy & Advocacy Efforts

First Nations Development Institute Grantmaking

Application Deadline April 9, 2019
Grants Available for Policy and Advocacy Efforts Aimed…

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March 26, 2019

Register Now! THE Food Sovereignty Summit is Coming

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Register Now!
National Native Food Sovereignty Summit is September 23-26 Wisconsin

First Nations…

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March 20, 2019

March/April 2019 Newsletter

First Nations Development Institute
March/April 2019
Indian Giver Newsletter

Success Story Part 2: Room to Run, Play &…

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January 20, 2019

January/February 2019 Newsletter

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January/February 2019

From Dance to Sports, Art is Changing the Narrative…

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November 20, 2018

November/December 2018 Newsletter

First Nations Development Institute
November/December 2018
Indian Giver Newsletter

Matching Gift Challenge for Heritage Month!

In…

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September 20, 2018

September/October 2018 Newsletter

First Nations Development Institute
September/October 2018
Indian Giver Newsletter

Board Profile: Michael E. Roberts & Creating the…

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July 20, 2018

July/August 2018 Newsletter

First Nations Development Institute
July/August 2018
Indian Giver Newsletter

Board Profile: Monica Nuvamsa and Her Hopi Community

When…

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May 21, 2018

May/June 2018 Newsletter

First Nations Development Institute
May/June 2018
Indian Giver Newsletter

"Gather" Film Studies Restoration of Native American Food Systems

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March 20, 2018

March/April 2018 Newsletter

First Nations Development Institute
March/April 2018 Indian Giver Newsletter

Board Member Chandra Hampson: Combining Business with Heart

An…

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January 19, 2018

January/February 2018 Newsletter

January/February 2018

Indian Giver Newsletter

Power of We: Leilani Chow Finds Her Inspiration

Leilani Chow was born and raised…

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November 20, 2017

November/December 2017 Newsletter

November/December 2017
Indian Giver Newsletter

First Nations Reaches Northernmost Alaska by way of Iḷisaġvik College

Barrow one of First…

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September 21, 2017

September/October 2017 Newsletter

Indian Giver Newsletter September/October 2017

Muckleshoot "Rethink Your Drink" Effort Aims for a Healthy Tribe

In 2016500. These grants were…

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August 28, 2017

More is at Stake than Just Household SNAP Cuts

First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update

More is at Stake than Just Household SNAP Cuts

By A-dae…

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July 21, 2017

July/August 2017 Newsletter

July/August 2017 Indian Giver Newsletter

Better Tribal Health Possible through FDPIR-Based Nutrition Education

Due to a variety of issues including…

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June 01, 2017

Act to Support Indian Country Economic Development

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert

New Bill Aims to Stimulate Economic Development in Indian Country

Our friends at…

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May 24, 2017

Raise Your Voice for Bears Ears Immediately!

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert

Your Voice is Needed to Protect Bears Ears - Act By May 26!

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May 24, 2017

May/June 2017 Newsletter

First Nations Development Institute
May/June 2017
Indian Giver Newsletter

Boys With Braids & REDCO Make a Healthy Foods…

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March 20, 2017

March/April 2017 Newsletter

Recalling Roots: TCEMP Program Boosted Tribal Economies

In the 1980s First Nations Development Institute

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January 20, 2017

January/February 2017 Newsletter

January/February 2017 Indian Giver Newsletter

Ag Training Brings 'Ah Ha Moment' for Navajo Sheep Producer

TahNibaa Naataanii of the Navajo…

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November 21, 2016

November/December 2016 Newsletter

November/December 2016 Indian Giver Newsletter

Power to Our People! Board Chair Benny Shendo, Jr.

To new First Nations Development Institute…

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September 20, 2016

September/October 2016 Newsletter

Indian Giver Newsletter September/October 2016

Sustaining Culture and Livelihood in Remote Igiugig Village

In Igiugig and strategies to keep the…

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August 23, 2016

Comment Wanted on Proposed Payday Lending Regulations

First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update

Weigh In on Proposed Regulations for Payday Lending!

The payday…

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August 16, 2016

Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert

Montana's U.S. Congressional Delegation Introduces Resolutions to Designate National Day of Awareness for…

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July 20, 2016

July/August 2016 Newsletter

July/August 2016 Indian Giver Newsletter

CRITFC Buoys Tribal Fishers & Columbia River Salmon Culture

A resource for fishers and a…

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May 20, 2016

May/June 2016 Newsletter

May/June 2016 Indian Giver Newsletter

Genetic Ordinance Protects Yurok Tribe's Natural Resources

Food policies have a tremendous impact on how…

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April 25, 2016

Sign Petition for Carlisle Boarding School to Send the Children Home

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert

Sign the Petition for Carlisle Boarding School to Send the Children Home

The…

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March 22, 2016

Women's History Month: An Indigenous Perspective

First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update

Women's History Month: An Indigenous Perspective

By Montoya A. Whiteman

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March 20, 2016

March/April 2016 Newsletter

March/April 2016 -- Indian Giver Newsletter

Impact! Cultivating Food & Culture at Nambé Pueblo

"If we didn't have our…

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February 19, 2016

Help Make 2016 the "Year of Bears Ears"

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert

Help Make 2016 the "Year of Bears Ears"

The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition…

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January 20, 2016

January/February 2016 Newsletter

First Nations Development Institute Newsletter
January/February 2016

Impact! Thunder Valley is Helping Transform Pine Ridge

The people of…

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January 11, 2016

Wisconsin Bill Opens Door for Excavation of Effigy/Burial Mounds

First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update

Wisconsin Bill Opens Door for Excavation of Effigy/Burial Mounds

On December…

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January 07, 2016

Take Action on Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert

Take Action on the Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act

The "Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act…

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December 11, 2015

Urge Action on Grand Canyon Heritage Monument

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert

Urge President Obama to Proclaim the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument

The…

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November 20, 2015

November/December 2015 Newsletter

Indian Giver Newsletter from First Nations Development Institute

Spotlight on Impact: Zuni Youth Enrichment Project

In Zuni an experience that…

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October 20, 2015

Update on Gold King Mine Spill

First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update

Gold King Mine Spill

On August 5 approximately three million gallons…

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September 24, 2015

September/October 2015 Newsletter

Indian Giver Newsletter

First Nations Development Institute: A Look Back to the Beginning

In observance of First Nations Development Institute's…

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July 22, 2015

July/August 2015 Newsletter

July/August 2015
Indian Giver Newsletter

Investing in Youth: Wichita & Affiliated's SummerSmart Program

First Nations Development Institute Advan

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May 21, 2015

May/June 2015 Newsletter

May/June 2015 Indian Giver Newsletter

Little Earth: Promoting Self-Determination & Advancement

Little Earth of United Tribes is regarded as…

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April 28, 2015

Act Now to Comment on New Dietary Guidelines

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert

Act Now to Comment on New Dietary Guidelines for Americans!

Communities and advocates…

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March 20, 2015

March/April 2015 Newsletter

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March/April 2015

Mississippi Choctaw Put Fresh Farm Produce on Wheels

Geographic barriers prevent many tribes…

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January 27, 2015

NCAI Launches VAWA Technical Assistance Website

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VAWA Criminal Jurisdiction Over Non-Indians: NCAI Launches Technical Assistance Website

The Violence Against…

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January 19, 2015

January/February 2015 Newsletter

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January/February 2015

Donor Perspective: Thanksgiving Idea Evolves Into a Gift

It's just…

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November 21, 2014

Demand Tribal Consultation on FDA Food Safety Rules

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Your Support Urgently Needed: The FDA Continues to Ignore Tribal Governments

The U.S.…

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November 18, 2014

November/December 2014 Newsletter

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November/December 2014

Donor Perspective: First Nations Inspires Communities & Promotes…

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November 17, 2014

Hearing Is Wednesday on Indian Childhood Trauma

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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Holding Hearing on Childhood Trauma in Indian…

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October 22, 2014

Urge Passage of Indian Teacher Loan Forgiveness Act

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Take Action on the American Indian Teacher Loan Forgiveness Act of 2014

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September 19, 2014

Much-Needed Indian Housing Bill is Up for Renewal

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Much-Needed Indian Housing Bill is Up for Renewal

The need for…

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September 18, 2014

September/October 2014 Newsletter

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September/October 2014

Pathways: Dakota/Lakota Youth Camps Keep Tradition Alive

First Nations…

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September 10, 2014

Vote for "Best Native American Experience"

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Vote for USA Today's "Best Native American Experience"

USA Today has launched a…

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August 11, 2014

Support Native Language Revitalization Legislation

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Native American Language Revitalization Legislation

Through its Native Youth and Culture…

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July 21, 2014

July/August 2014 Newsletter

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"Cheese Grater Championship" Highlights Food Issues

It was an event like no other – the first-ever "Cheese…

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June 04, 2014

Navajo Council Approves $554 Million Settlement in U.S. Lawsuit

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Navajo Council Approves $554 Million Settlement in U.S. Lawsuit

On May…

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May 20, 2014

May/June 2014 Newsletter

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Field to Fork: Big Pine Paiute Tribe of the Owens Valley

The Big Pine…

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April 23, 2014

Bill to Establish American Indian Trust Review Commission

H.R. 4388 – A Bill to Establish the American Indian Trust Review Commission

By Montoya Whiteman

Bill sponsor U.S.…

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April 22, 2014

Your Support Can Help Protect Native Children

Your Support Can Help Protect Native Children!

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp which would create the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter…

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March 20, 2014

March/April 2014 Newsletter

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Cochiti Parents Follow Children's Footsteps in Using Keres Language

The Keres Children's…

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March 19, 2014

Three Tribes to Begin Special Domestic Violence Jurisdiction

U.S. Justice Department announces three tribes will begin implementation of special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction under VAWA 2013

The Violence…

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February 24, 2014

Please Tune Into Early Childhood Development Hearing

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Indian Affairs Committee to Stream Early Childhood Development Hearing

Please take action by…

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February 17, 2014

Sen. Tester Now Heading Indian Affairs Committee

First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update

Sen. Cantwell Leaves & Sen. Tester Takes Over as Chair of…

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February 14, 2014

Watch for Progress on Voting Rights Act

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert

Please Track the Progress of the Proposed Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014

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January 21, 2014

January/February 2014 Newsletter

Students Practice Money Management in "Crazy Cash City"

On December 10 New Mexico

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January 16, 2014

Choctaw Nation Designated as 'Promise Zone'

First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update

Choctaw Nation Designated as One of Five Promise Zones

Announced in…

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January 15, 2014

Track Progress of Proposed Native Children Act

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Please Track the Progress of the Proposed Native Children Act

Senate Bill…

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November 20, 2013

November/December 2013 Newsletter

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You Don't Have to Be Coloradan for "Colorado Gives Day"

The annual "Colorado Gives Day" is December…

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October 31, 2013

Tribal Webinar in Nov. 5 on FDA's Food Safety Act

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FDA Tribal Webinar on Food Safety Act Rules Set for November…

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September 20, 2013

September/October 2013 Newsletter

Open House Celebrates Permanent Home of First Nations

On Sept. 6 of course

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July 19, 2013

July/August 2013 Newsletter

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First Nations Partners with NUIFC to Add Urban Indian Focus

In May 2013, First…

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July 08, 2013

Act now on Food Safety Modernization Act regulations

Take Action Now on Food Safety Modernization Act Regulations!

The "Indian Country Food Safety Modernization Act Working Group" is…

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May 21, 2013

Tribal Listening Session on FDA's Food Safety Act

Tribal Listening Session on FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act Regulations

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration Packing and Holding of…

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May 17, 2013

May/June 2013 Newsletter

Website is a Resource for Native Food & Agriculture Efforts

A new website was launched on April 15 that aims…

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March 21, 2013

ICWA Supreme Court Case: PLEASE ACT NOW

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NICWA urgently requests your immediate action on three time-sensitive matters regarding Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl,…

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March 18, 2013

March/April 2013 Newsletter

Noocksack Youth Carry on Traditions

During 2012 the fund look

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February 11, 2013

Please Support VAWA Reauthorization Today

*Please Support the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Today!

In 2012 introduced a bipartisan reauthorization bill tha

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January 23, 2013

VAWA Reintroduced, So Please Act

*Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Reintroduced in Congress

Yesterday . This bill closely mirrors the bipa

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January 17, 2013

January/February 2013 Newsletter

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School is a STAR in Developing Farm-to-School Model

Through our NAFSI effort First Nations…

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January 11, 2013

Violence Against Women Act Update

Congressional Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act Remains Elusive

Incidences of violence against Native American women are of epidemic…

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January 09, 2013

Urge Passage of Native Languages Preservation Act

Support the Native Languages Preservation Act

The National Indian Education Association is urging support for reauthorization of the Esther Martinez…

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December 17, 2012

Farm Bill Needs Your Push

Urge Congress to Act on the 2012 Farm Bill. It Impacts Native American Communities

With the Farm Bill now expired…

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November 13, 2012

Support reauthorization of Special Diabetes Program

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Diabetes is a serious, disabling and potentially fatal disease. Investing relatively small amounts of money to help

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November 05, 2012

What the election means for Indian Country

Tune in to the Native Vote Election Results Webinar on Nov. 7

"Be sure to get out the Native Vote…

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October 31, 2012

Get Out the Native Vote

Get out the Native Vote next Tuesday!

The general election is NEXT week – Tuesday if you are registered…

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October 03, 2012

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October Proclaimed National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women,…

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September 26, 2012

2012 Update on Native American Programs Act of 1974

2012 Update on the Native American Programs Act of 1974

On Sept. 13 a measure to amend the Native American…

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September 24, 2012

Support the Native American Education Act of 2012

Support the Native American Education Act of 2012

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado introduced The Native American Education…

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August 14, 2012

Help Reservation Communities Recover from Fires

Help Reservation Communities Recover from Fires

July 2012 will go down as the hottest July on record. Coupled with the…

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August 02, 2012

Senate Bill Targets Online Payday Lending

New U.S. Senate Bill Takes Aim at Online Payday Lending

On July 24 New Mexic

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August 01, 2012

HEARTH ACT Signed into Law

HEARTH ACT Signed into Law

President Obama signed the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership 2012. The HEARTH Act…

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June 15, 2012

Continued Support Urgently Needed: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

*Your Action Is Still Needed for Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

The U.S. House and Senate have passed separate…

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May 10, 2012

Demand amendment to restore Native protections

Demand a floor amendment to restore Native protections

Yesterday we sent you an Action Alert about the U.S. House of…

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May 08, 2012

Act Now to Keep Native Protections

Act Now to Preserve Native Protections in the U.S. House Version of the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization!

The Indian…

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April 30, 2012

Act Now to Support Reauthorization of Funding for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians

On March 7 is currently set to expire in FY 2013 unless reauthorized.

According to the American Diabetes

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April 16, 2012

ACTION ALERT! Double your impact!

Give to First Nations online April 17-26 and you'll have TWICE the impact!

First Nations is participating in the…

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March 22, 2012

Update on the 2012 Farm Bill & Its Impact in Indian Country

On September 30 con

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March 19, 2012

Action Alert! Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

*First Nations Supports Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

Violence against Native American women occurs at a much…

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March 15, 2012

Urge Congress to Support $221 Million for CDFI Fund!

First Nations Development Institute supports the Opportunity Finance Network and encourages you to contact your Member of Congress to support…

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March 08, 2012

Action Alert - NAFOA Requesting Comments on IRS Notice 2011-94

This month's action alert is brought to you by the Native American Finance Officers Association . NAFOA is requesting comments…

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February 25, 2012

Legislative & Policy Update

Impact of February 24, 2009 U.S. Supreme Court's Carcieri v. Salazar Ruling

Today marks the three-year anniversary of the U.S.…

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February 18, 2012

Learn more about the American Indian Empowerment Act of 2011 (H.R.3532 )

Learn more about the American Indian Empowerment Act of 2011

In November 2011 that tribal land be t

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