Native Americans

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The Way Forward: ACF Research with American Indians and Alaska Natives

Recent meeting highlighted research, performance measurement and evaluation activities in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

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Implementing Health Profession Training Programs in Tribal Communities

Two recent publications highlight early implementation and outcomes of the Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants program.

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Protecting Our Sacred Ones

ANA Commissioner Sparks Robinson recognizes efforts to serve and protect Native American families during National Foster Care Month.

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ACF Regional Administrators Tom Sullivan and Nancy Thoma Groetken attend a HHS Tribal Consultation in Denver.

Tribal Leaders Meet in Denver to Discuss Realities of Sexual Violence and Human Trafficking

Sex trafficking is happening in the United States, and it is happening in Indian Country.

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ANA Commissioner Lillian Sparks Robinson speaking at a RES 2014 session.

Investing in Tribal Economies

ANA Commissioner Sparks Robinson shares opportunities available through the Administration for Children and Families to assist in job creation and business expansion for Native American communities.

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Photo of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Vice President of Navajo Nation Rex Lee Jim and ANA Commissioner Lillian Sparks Robinson.

The Affordable Care Act: What’s in it for American Indians and Alaska Natives?

ANA Commissioner shares reasons why it is important for American Indians and Alaska Natives, to sign up for health insurance by March 31.

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A Big Week for Tribal Early Childhood Programs

New and exciting opportunities for tribal communities to expand high-quality early learning and development launched this year.

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ACF Is Deepening Our Relationship with Tribes

Commissioner Sparks Robinson recently provided updates to the United South and Eastern Tribes who were in Washington, D.C., this week to discuss cross cutting issues on education, social services and economic development.

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White Earth Nation Makes Great Progress in Building Stronger Early Childhood Systems

Tribal Early Learning Initiative has resulted in strong collaboration among Head Start/Early Head Start, Child Care and Development Fund, and Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting programs.

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Human Trafficking: From Awareness to Action

Minneapolis American Indian community demonstrates how we must all work together to address human trafficking.

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