Native Americans

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

Photo of a young boy eating an apple.

Tackling Native American Child Nutrition

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

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

A circle logo that incorporates feathers in Native American style that reads U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, ACF and Administration for Children and Families

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.

Photo of Native American dad holding his child.

Celebrating and Supporting Native Fathers

Using Culture to Celebrate and Support Native Fathers

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.

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.

The Barrett family broke ground on their new home, the Kawelo Cottage, being built with sweat equity and support from NHC.

Affordable Housing for Native Hawaiians

ANA provides grant to help construct affordable homes that are environmentally sustainable and consistent with Native Hawaiian culture and values.

A photo of a stream in the wilderness.

ANA Empowers Environmental Programs in Native American Communities

Since 1990, ANA has funded support of Tribes and Tribal consortia to strengthen their capacity to identify, plan, develop and implement environmental programs.

Photo of Cody Gibson

Native Asset Building Initiative Grantee Provides Tools to Make Higher Education a Reality

Program helps Native American youth learn financial management skills, along with the importance of saving for an education.

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