Native Americans

Photo of Maple Trees with buckets collecting syrup. Image credit: Anika Salsera, 123RF.

Growing Economies Through SEEDS

Tribes and Native Communities create programs designed to help sustain local communities.

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A photo of an entrance sign that reads "University of Guam, home of the tritons, established in 1952."

University of Guam Receives a Native Language Preservation and Maintenance Grant

School took part in ANA's Project Planning and Development training to improve its chances to obtain a grant and submit a winning application.

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ANA Commissioner Sparks Reflects on Global Tribal Issues

Sharing Lessons on Tribal Consultation Policy with Indigenous Communities Abroad

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Native American community with Sec. Kathleen Sebelius, Acting Asst. Sec. George Sheldon and ANA Com. Lillian Sparks. Photo by Navajo Nation Press Office.

Navajo Nation Visit Demonstrates Cultural Resiliency and the Importance of Language

ANA Commissioner Reflects on Recent Trip to the Largest Tribe in Indian Country

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Tackling Native American Child Nutrition

ACF programs are joining the fight for healthy and food secure American Indian and Alaska Native children and families.

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Photo of a Native American family that shows a dad and mom with three children.

ANA and CMS Health Care Marketplace Enrollment Outreach Partnership

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

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Acting Assistant Secretary Welcomes Tribal Leaders for ACF Consultation

ACF headquarters joined by Regional offices in a first-ever combined face-to-face and virtual Tribal Consultation.

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Celebrating and Supporting Native Fathers

Using Culture to Celebrate and Support Native Fathers

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NASAC Project participant tends garden increasing self sufficiency for his family.

Community-driven Projects Support Native Pacific Islanders

ANA funds programs that honor the culture and heritage of Native Pacific Islander communities, while also improving their economic condition and social self-sufficiency.

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Malia Sanchez (fourth person on the left), was awarded the 2012 Small Business Association Women in Business Champion of the Year of the City and County of Honolulu at her aesthetics academy.

Promoting Economic Development on the Hawaiian Islands

Since 1988, the Administration for Native Americans has collaborated with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to provide loans to help Native Hawaiians build businesses, fund home improvements, fund tuition and improve their credit.

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