Congressional Reports on appropriations, policies, and legislation impacting Native American/Alaskan Native housing and energy programs.
ash.harvard.edu Kalt, Joseph, Miriam Jorgenson, Eric Henson, and Randall K.Q. Akee. 2020. “Dissecting the US Treasury Department’s Round 1 Allocations of CARES Act COVID‐19 Relief Funding for Tribal Governments”.
Representatives at the National Congress of American Indians talk about the importance of being counted and what it means to participate in the 2020 Census. ...
Be counted--Your representation and your funding depends on your being counted!
census.gov The country has reached an important milestone in the 2020 Census. Half of all of the households in the country have responded – that's nearly 74 million responses!
capecodtimes.com MASHPEE — Where there once was just forest off Meetinghouse Road, there are now foundations of soon-to-be-built homes that will provide sorely
newsmaven.io Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Chairman speaks out regarding the disrespect displayed towards his Tribe and the Tribes of South Dakota by Governor Noem and the current legislature
Bryan Rice appointed Director of BIA
indianz.com The new leader of the Department of Housing and Urban Development made his first visit to Indian Country at the United Native American Housing Association summit in Montana.
Big News for a Former NAIHC Government Affairs Director.. Go Wendy Helgemo!
gwtoday.gwu.edu Former senior advisor on Indian affairs to Sen. Harry Reid will lead AT&T-funded center for research and advocacy. Wendy Helgemo. (William Atkins/GW Today) August 14, 2017 By Ruth Steinhardt Wendy Helgemo has joined the George Washington University as inaugural director of the AT&T Center for Indige...
FY 2018 Interior House Bill-
Native American Programs – The Bureaus of Indian Affairs and Education are funded at $2.9 billion – an increase of $10 million above the fiscal year 2017 enacted level. This includes necessary increases for schools, law enforcement, road maintenance, economic development, realty, and water settlements.
The Indian Health Service is funded at $5.1 billion – an increase of $97 million above the fiscal year 2017 enacted level. This includes operating costs for staffing at new facilities and increases for fixed costs and the Indian Health Care Improvement Fund.
FY 2018 THUD House Bill- $654 million to NAHBG and $60 million to ICDBG
indianz.com President Donald Trump blamed the federal government for hindering prosperity in Indian Country in his first official event with tribal leaders.
Way to go Akwesasne Housing Authority!
energy.gov Energy Department Selects 13 Projects to Deploy Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency on Indian Lands
Would your housing authority be interested?
3dprintingindustry.com 3D printed buildings made by California’s Contour Crafting have gained a firmer foundation with new investment from concrete formwork specialists, the Doka Group’s investment arm.“Very soon, we’ll have the first series-ready deployable robotic 3D construction printer,” says Behrokh Khoshnevis, Presi...
indian.senate.gov S. 1250, A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to improve the recruitment and retention of employees in the Indian Health Service, restore accountability in the Indian Health Service, improve health services, and for other purposes.
President's FY 2018 Proposed Budget:
IHS $3.574 billion
Contract Support $718 million
Indian Energy Policy $10 million
BIA $2.082 billion
BIE Schools $754 million
Public Safety and Justice $327 million
-Education $50 million
-Public Safety $10 million
-Other $8 million
residents' Budget for FY 2018 HUD
Native American Housing Block Grant $600 million
Title VI $2 million
Section 184 $0
Native Hawaiian Housing $0
Native Hawaiian Loans $0
Technical Assistant- Regional $0
Indian Community Development Block Grant $0
Maybe Congress could listen
This city ended its homelessness problem, and saved money, by providing housing for every single resident
politi.co Several members of the Trump transition team attended a meeting with American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Leaders.
politi.co President-elect Donald Trump officially announced his nomination of first-term Montana Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke to lead the Interior Department on Thursday.
Carson accepts HUD
rollcall.com Updated 6:50 p.m. | Former Republican presidential hopeful and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson is under consideration to be secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Trump administration, according to numerous media reports.Armstrong Williams, a spokesman for Carson and a conservative media…
kjzz.org Tribal leadership of Tohono O’odham Nation in southern Arizona said they won't support a border wall project on their land. Part of their reservation extends into Mexico and covers 75 miles of the international border. The tribe’s chairman and vice chair said the plan was always to try to work with...
These are Tesla's stunning new solar roof tiles for homes http://tcrn.ch/2fp4Rek
An architect figured out how to build houses from plastic waste.
nativesnews.com Brad Pitt foundation homes arrive on reservation The first five of 20 eco-friendly modular homes arrived on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation and are being set on their foundations this week. Founded by actor Brad Pitt, the Make It Right foundation and the Fort Peck Tribes are hoping to have the firs...
A song made for the Battle of Little Bighorn-1876 Kola tokile , kola tokile , kola ceyapelo . Waziyata ki cizape . Kola tokile, kola tokile , kola ceyapelo. ...
An Oglala Sioux Tribe Veteran, his wife and two children now have a permanent home on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation, thanks to a new, joint Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-VA demonstration program that aims to end homelessness among Veterans on Tribal lands.
3-D Housing is coming soon
indianz.com The reauthorization of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act remains a top priority of the National American Indian Housing Council.
abcnews.go.com Bernie Sanders took his motorcade down a remote highway to visit the Pine Ridge Indian reservation in rural South Dakota, one of the poorest in the country where an estimated 70 percent of high school students will drop out before graduating. Before addressing the packed gym Thursday, the...
energy.gov Tribal Housing Authorities: Advancing Energy Projects Through Informed Collaboration
nativenewsonline.net Published May 12, 2016 PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION – Calling for “a new relationship with the Native American people,” U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday came to this Oglala Lakota reservation …
indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com HONOLULU, HAWAII — The only 100 percent Tribally-owned insurance solution provider announced yesterday that it is launching a new business line to help Tribal Nations and Native
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