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Posted byon December 19, 2014 at 3:44 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon December 18, 2014 at 3:03 PM EST
Fifteen current and former foster care youth representing American Indian and Alaska Native nations from across the United States sat down with Secretaries Arne Duncan and Sally Jewell to discuss the unique struggles that Native youth face.
Posted byon December 16, 2014 at 6:08 PM EST
The President takes action to protect a place called Bristol Bay, Alaska. Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, sends an email to the White House list about what that means.
Posted byon December 16, 2014 at 5:12 PM EST
President Obama just took action to protect one of America’s greatest national treasures: Alaska’s Bristol Bay.
Posted byon December 4, 2014 at 6:17 PM EST
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez discusses the Labor Department's work for tribal communities.
Posted byon December 3, 2014 at 2:28 PM EST
As members of the President’s State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, Chairwoman Karen Diver and Mayor Reggie Joule highlight supplemental recommendations that focus on the specific and unique perspectives of Native communities.
Posted byon December 2, 2014 at 10:14 AM EST
The future of America is inextricably linked to the future of the Arctic.
Posted byon November 24, 2014 at 3:40 PM EST
Today is the National Tribal Day of Action for Affordable Care Act Enrollment! Enrollment events are taking place across the nation and President Obama wants to ensure that every American Indian and Alaska Native has the information they need to take advantage of the health care options available under the health care law.
Posted byon November 18, 2014 at 11:10 AM EST
Sexual violence is a devastating and pervasive problem throughout the nation, and its shocking prevalence on tribal lands is especially troubling. Particularly in recent years, the Department of Justice has made it a top priority to put an end to that unacceptable status quo.
Posted byon November 13, 2014 at 3:12 PM EST
A new CWG report delves into the inequities and distinct challenges facing women of color, while examining some of the efforts underway to close unfair gaps in educational outcomes, pay, career opportunity, health disparities, and more.