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At White House Tribal Nations Summit, USDA Announces Continued Commitment to Indian Country

WASHINGTON, November 30, 2022 – One year after the reinstatement of the White House Tribal Nations Summit, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) shares its actions to better serve tribal governments, citizens, and organizations and honor the trust and responsibility of our nation under treaties. The Biden-Harris administration and the USDA are taking steps …

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USDA awards $3.6 million to improve sewage systems and landfills in interior Alaska

The Napakiak water treatment plant and well are only 140 feet from the shore of the rapidly eroding Kuskokwim River. (Katie Basil/KYUK) The United States Department of Agriculture is giving $3.6 million to villages in interior Alaska to help improve water supply systems and landfills. The grants will pay for new wells and sewage treatment …

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USDA Announces New Resources to Strengthen Indigenous Food Sovereignty

WASHINGTON, November 14, 2022 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced new resources and agreements from the USDA’s Indigenous Food Sovereignty Initiative, which promotes traditional food lifestyles , Indian Country Food and Agricultural Markets, and Native Health through Foods Adapted to American Indian/Alaska Native Dietary Needs (AI/AN). The USDA partners …

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