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February 24, 2020

Come to the Indian Agriculture Training Workshop in Albuquerque in April

First Nations Development Institute Press Release

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January 22, 2020

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

First Nations Development Institute Press Release

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

First Nations Development Institute Grantmaking

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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January 27, 2015

NCAI Launches VAWA Technical Assistance Website

First Nations Development Institute Partner Message

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

The Violence Against…

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November 17, 2014

Hearing Is Wednesday on Indian Childhood Trauma

First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update

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

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September 19, 2014

Much-Needed Indian Housing Bill is Up for Renewal

First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update

Much-Needed Indian Housing Bill is Up for Renewal

The need for…

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August 11, 2014

Support Native Language Revitalization Legislation

First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update

Native American Language Revitalization Legislation

Through its Native Youth and Culture…

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June 04, 2014

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

First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update

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

On May…

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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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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 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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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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October 31, 2013

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

First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update

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

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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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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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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 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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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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March 22, 2012

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

On September 30 con

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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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