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Reclaiming Native Truth

NICWA served on the 20-member Advisory Committee of Reclaiming Native Truth–a national effort to foster cultural, social, and policy change by empowering Native Americans to counter discrimination, invisibility, and the dominant narratives that limit Native opportunity, access to justice, health, and self-determination. In this NICWA News, we share the newly crafted ...

NCUIH: Sexual Violence Among Native Women in Seattle

Our Bodies, Our Stories: Sexual Violence Among Native Women in Seattle, WA A report was recently released by Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI) finding alarmingly high rates of sexual violence against predominantly homeless or low-income Native women in Seattle, WA. The report highlights first-of-its-kind data around behavioral health and historical trauma as it relates to ...

First Nations Awards Grants to 21 Native Youth Programs

First Nations Development Institute Awards $400,000 to Support 21 Native Youth Programs LONGMONT, Colorado (August 22, 2018) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today announced the selection of 21 American Indian organizations and tribes, in 15 states from Hawaii to Massachusetts, to receive grants through its Native Youth and Culture Fund (NYCF) for the ...

Draft 2019 Housing Action Plan Available for Public Comment

City and County of Denver Office of Economic Development Derek Woodbury Communications Director O: 720.913.1608 C: 303.895.6845 derek.woodbury@denvergov.org Draft 2019 Housing Action Plan Available for Public Comment Online survey seeks feedback on draft 2019 Action Plan for Affordable Housing   DENVER, CO ­— Tuesday, August 21, 2018 — The Denver Office of Economic ...

National Native American Veterans Memorial

Smithsonian’s National Native American Veterans Memorial Harvey Pratt—Cheyenne and Arapaho, Marine Corps Veteran, Forensic Artist—Submitted “Warriors’ Circle of Honor” The jury for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian National Native American Veterans Memorial has unanimously selected the design concept submitted by Harvey Pratt ...

RMICC Partner Highlight: Murphy Robinson

RMICC Community Partner Highlight Series:  General Services Department for City and County of Denver – Murphy Robinson Denver, CO – RMICC highlights community partners working with us to support Indian Country. Murphy Robinson serves as the Executive Director of the General Services Department for the City and County of Denver. He is responsible for the property ...

MBO at OEDIT: 9th Annual Women’s Small Business Conference

9th Annual Women’s Small Business Conference July 13 @ 7:30 am – 6:00 pm Join the Colorado Small Business Development Center Network and breakthrough to excellence with a day of educational seminars, one-on-one consulting, valuable networking opportunities, and exciting keynote speakers! Where: Sky Ute Casino Resort, Ignacio, CO (Only 20 minutes outside Durango, CO) ...

12 Grantees Announced for First Nations’ Native Language Immersion Initiative

12 Grantees Announced for First Nations’ Native Language Immersion Initiative LONGMONT, Colorado (July 6, 2018) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today announced the 12 inaugural grantees under the first year of its three-year Native Language Immersion Initiative (NLII). Each grantee receives $90,000 in funding to build the capacity of and directly ...