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Grantmaking in Indian Country: Trends from the Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative

LONGMONT, Colo., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has released a new report titled “Grantmaking in Indian Country: Trends from the Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative” that, among other findings, reveals a large gap

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Federal Spending in Indian Country: Interior Appropriations

From the Friends Committee on National Legislation  The bill that appropriates money for the Department of the Interior is very important to Indian Country. Although Native American programs show up in 11 of the 12 appropriations bills that Congress is supposed

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Senate OKs Sally Jewell as new Secretary of the Interior

WASHINGTON (From the LATimes) – The Senate approved REI Chief Executive Sally Jewell Wednesday as the new secretary of the Interior by a vote of 87 to 11. Jewell, 58, had faced tough questioning by some Senate Republicans during her

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America’s English-Style Legal System Evolved to Conceal Truth, Not Reveal It

The civil adversarial system that developed over centuries in England, and later spread to the U.S. and other colonies, might not work as well as a truth-seeking system. By Evan Whitton, The Atlantic June 14 2012 – Taxpayers pay for

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NPR: Raising Voices Against HIV On The Reservation

March 19, 2012 – The Gallup Indian Medical Center in New Mexico has seen a rise in the number of new HIV cases among Navajo in the last decade. Some Navajo say that talking about HIV means wishing it upon

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OJJDP FY 2012 Tribal Youth Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation Programs

OJJDP FY 2012 Tribal Youth Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation Programs  – This solicitation will fund field-initiated research and evaluation studies to produce findings of practical use to communities, practitioners, administrators, and policymakers in the development of effective programs, policies, and

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OVW Fiscal Year 2012 Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Grant Program

OVW Fiscal Year 2012 Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Grant Program – The purpose of the SASP Culturally Specific Grant Program is to create, maintain, and expand sustainable sexual assault services provided by culturally specific organizations. Current Closing Date for

Posted in Funding Opportunities, Uncategorized, Violence Against Indian Women

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