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First Nations Development: Native American Stories Blog Series

Strengthening Native American Communities and Economies     First Nations News Native American Stories: A Continuing Blog Series The Strength of Our Mothers By Corrine Sanchez, Ph.D. (Tewah Towah from San Ildefonso Pueblo)Executive DirectorTewa Women UnitedEspañola, New Mexico It’s that day again – the day dedicated to honoring the mothers in our lives who have ...

Denver Seeks Public Input On Action Plan For Housing And Community Development

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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   City Seeks Public Input on Draft Federal Action Plan for Housing and Community Development Programs Public meetings to also highlight proposed expansion plans for Denver’s Affordable Housing Fund ...

New 252-unit Affordable Housing Underway in Far Northeast Denver

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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New 252-unit Affordable Housing Underway in Far Northeast Denver DENVER – Monday, April 2, 2018 – One of the first projects to receive funding from Denver’s dedicated affordable housing fund ...

The Health 202: Opioid company blames government for Native American crisis

By Paige Winfield Cunningham April 2 Email the author THE PROGNOSIS The flags of Oklahoma, the United States and the Cherokee Nation fly behind a sculpture of Lady Liberty at the Cherokee Capitol Square in Tahlequah, Okla. (AP Photo/Tulsa World, Jeff Lautenberger) A top U.S. opioid distributor is pointing fingers at the government for the deluge of prescription ...

Fort Lewis College students bring solar energy to Navajo Nation

Panels installed at community gathering place By Jonathan Romeo Herald staff writer Sunday, March 25, 2018 5:03 AM   Some college students head to Cancun for spring break to experience the raucous atmosphere of one of Mexico’s most popular party destinations. Others volunteer to bring solar energy to needy communities on the Navajo Nation. Earlier this month, 11 Fort ...

IRS Promotes “Paycheck Checkup” Week

Following recent tax changes and the approach of the April tax deadline, the IRS is using this week to encourage taxpayers to do a “paycheck checkup” to ensure they are having the right amount of taxes withheld at work.   The week-long campaign will show taxpayers how a “paycheck checkup” can help them prevent having too much or too little tax withheld from their ...

First Nations Native Arts Project Explores Traditional Pueblo Connections

When driving through New Mexico there are road signs along the highways that let people know when they’re entering and leaving tribal lands. The state is home to the 19 Pueblo Nations of New Mexico, as well as three Apache tribes and the Navajo Nation, according to the New Mexico Indian Affairs Department. The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe also has trust land that extends into ...

First Nations: Board Member Chandra Hampson Combining Business with Heart

Board Member Chandra Hampson: Combining Business with Heart An inherent sense of community. A legacy of advocacy. A heritage grounded in education. They are signatures of First Nations Development Institute Board Member Chandra Hampson, and the driving force behind her schooling, career and ongoing outreach. From her childhood on the Winnebago and Umatilla reservations and in ...