Native Americans

Smaller photo of Sauk Language apprentices with masters speakers sitting at a classroom table.

Positive Gains in Indian Country: ANA and Native Communities Partnering Together for Success

The Administration for Native Americans is embarking on its 40th anniversary of providing resources to Native American communities.

Jace Killsback and his family in the park.

New Health Coverage Options for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Members of federally recognized tribes can enroll in the Marketplace at any time.

Photo of a Native American father, mother and son.

Recognizing American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month

OPRE’s work in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.

Photo of HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell being interviewed on a panel.

The Marketplace is Open!

Open enrollment in the Marketplace runs through Feb. 15, 2015.

Photo of a mother holding a child and talking to a home visiting nurse.

Reviewing Home Visiting: A Look at Models for At-Risk Pregnant Women, Mothers, and Children across the Country and in Tribal Communities

Recent review of the home visting program found that three new models met the HHS criteria for evidence of effectiveness.

A student at Lakota Woglaka Wounspe, an immersion school supported by Oglala Lakota College and current ANA grantee.

Building Children’s Protective Factors : The Extra Effect of Language Programs

Positive cultural identity and confidence go hand in hand with language gains.

Photo of grapes in a vineyard.

Economic Development a Continuing Priority for Native Communities

An update on the ANA SEEDS funding initiative in year two: an effort to help spur Native American economic development through targeted assistance for job and business creation.

Photo of two Hispanic girls.

Children's Bureau Launches New Approach to Technical Assistance

By centralizing its services, the Children's Bureau intends to establish a more integrated model of service provision.

Photo of the Native American Finance Officers Association giving a lifetime award to Chairwoman Virginia Cross, Muckleshoot

How to Effectively Identify and Use Federal Financing Programs

ANA shares how to “Effectively Identify and Use Federal Financing Programs” at the 2014 Fall Finance and Tribal Economies Conference.

Art design showing a young teen with butterflies and flowers in the background.

Bringing Hope to Native Communities: Resources for Suicide Prevention

Native Americans are an extremely young population and youth are especially vulnerable to suicide.

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