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Posted byon July 11, 2011 at 1:28 PM EDT
To further engage Native American youth, the White House recently launched the Native American Youth Challenge to learn about how young people are working to solve problems in their communities. One way this is taking place is through Let’s Move in Indian Country, and this morning the White House was pleased to host a South Lawn Series event for youth to learn about lacrosse from some of the best players in the game.
Posted byon June 28, 2011 at 11:55 AM EDT
Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar honors a recent court action giving settlements for potential federal mismanagement of Native American trust funds. The Department of Interior is committed to reconciliation and empowerment for American Indian nations through comprehensive reform of its trust responsibilities.
Posted byon June 24, 2011 at 2:20 PM EDT
The Obama Administration continues its commitment to the safety, education, and fair standards and of the mining industry and its workers.
Posted byon June 15, 2011 at 9:51 AM EDT
John Berry, Director of the Office of Personnel Management discusses the Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE) 2011 Conference.
Posted byon June 7, 2011 at 1:00 PM EDT
First Lady Mrs. Obama and American Indian kids participated in the White House kitchen garden "Three Sisters" planting.
Posted byon May 26, 2011 at 3:06 PM EDT
Experts from the National Ocean Council’s 27 Federal agencies and offices have been busy drafting strategic action plans to achieve nine national priority objectives that address some of the most pressing challenges facing our ocean, coasts, and Great Lakes.
Posted byon May 17, 2011 at 3:20 PM EDT
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is taking action to ensure that workers are able to maintain their existing health insurance.
Posted byon May 17, 2011 at 2:54 PM EDT
Heather Zichal, Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, discusses the Administration’s policies to support safe and responsible domestic oil and gas production.
Posted byon May 10, 2011 at 10:46 AM EDT
In the first of a two-part blog, OSTP and USGS take a look at the science of earthquakes. Globally there have been four deadly earthquakes in just over a year—Haiti, Chile, New Zealand, and Japan—which have served as a reminder of the tectonic forces active beneath our feet.
Posted byon April 28, 2011 at 6:00 PM EDT
OSTP Policy Analyst Mary Boatman joined the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks for an interactive “Webinar” to discuss issues concerning the Arctic region.