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Posted byon February 9, 2012 at 11:15 AM EST
Let’s Move! in Indian Country brings together federal agencies, local communities, nonprofits, corporate partners, and tribes to end the epidemic of childhood obesity in Indian Country within a generation by creating a healthy start on life for children; ensuring families access to healthy, affordable, traditional foods; and increasing opportunities for physical activity.
Posted byon February 3, 2012 at 4:06 PM EST
Last week, the Interior Department’s US Geological Survey (USGS) released details about a landmark airborne surveyof permafrost in the Yukon Flats of Alaska that yielded some of the most detailed, data-rich maps of permafrost ever generated.
Posted byon January 26, 2012 at 2:54 PM EST
Have questions about President Obama's Blueprint for American-made energy? Here's everything you need to know.
Posted byon January 25, 2012 at 5:14 PM EST
Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, outlines the initiatives in President Obama's Blueprint for an America Built to Last that will benefit Indian Country.
Posted byon January 23, 2012 at 8:03 PM EST
The funds can be used to conduct comprehensive planning, enhance law enforcement, bolster justice systems, support and enhance tribal efforts to prevent and control juvenile delinquency and strengthen the juvenile justice system, prevent youth substance abuse and serve crime victims
Posted byon January 18, 2012 at 4:32 PM EST
The Obama Administration’s approach to achieving American energy independence has been a comprehensive and sustained effort, with emphasis on boosting domestic energy production, increasing efficiency, and transitioning to cleaner energy sources
Posted byon January 12, 2012 at 3:30 PM EST
See what others are saying about the National Ocean Council's release of the draft Implementation Plan, now open to public comments.
Posted byon January 5, 2012 at 2:21 PM EST
The Native American Small Business Primer: Strategies for Success is a free online business course developed for Native American entrepreneurs that gives an overview of basic business principles and of the SBA’s programs and services that help business owners get started.
Posted byon December 5, 2011 at 5:46 PM EST
On December 2, 2011, following the 2011 White House Tribal Nations Conference, President Obama met with a small and regionally diverse group of tribal leaders from across Indian Country.
Obama Administration Investment Promotes Job Growth and Mitigates Environmental Risk in Tribal CommunitiesPosted byon December 5, 2011 at 11:57 AM EST
John R. Fernandez, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, discusses the environmental issues facing Indian Country and how President Obama is working to address them.