Tanya H. Lee
When funders with open minds meet with “moccasins on the ground” in healthcare and nutrition advocacy, bold ideas and revolutionary strategies can result...
Mark Fogarty
The U.S. Department of Agriculture remains a viable source of economic development and housing money for American Indians...
Tanya H. Lee
One of the Yurok Tribe’s oldest members will soon have reliable access to clean water thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture...
Tomaquag Museum Wampum Beads
Christina Rose
The 40,000-year-old wampum necklace may be the most impressive piece on view at the Tomaquag Museum in Exeter, Rhode Island, but that may change when 20,000 more archived items are...
Kristi Eaton
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced nearly $9 million in grants to help assist farmers and ranchers who are socially disadvantaged, tribal members or veterans...
Gale Courey Toensing
In this exclusive interview with ICTMN, San Carlos Apache Tribe Chairman Terry Rambler talks about the tribe’s epic battle to save Oak Flat, its most revered sacred site; he respon...
Lynn Armitage
If you call John Lytle a visionary, he will modestly deflect the compliment and say that developing alternative energy sources is what he was meant to do...
Mark Fogarty
American Indian tribes can apply for nearly $4 million in Department of Agriculture funds for startup or expansion of private rural businesses and nonprofits...
Hungry Food Desert iStockphoto
Alysa Landry
If at least 20 percent of your community lives in poverty and at least one-third of residents have to travel more than one city mile or 10 rural miles to reach a grocery store, you...
Ryan Mullen, Oklahoma’s State Director of USDA Rural Development, recently held a quarterly regional meeting bringing colleagues from across the southeastern U.S. to Oklahoma...