The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency faces regulatory changes and budget cuts under the Trump administration, and there is also a proposed bill that would completely abolish the agency.
RCAC was awarded a $50,000 Capital One grant this week to support the Tribal Housing Excellence Academy (THE Academy), an innovative initiative to increase the number and types of housing on Tribal lands. THE Academy develops a core of Native housing entities with the skills to manage housing development themselves, rather than relying on outside consultants.
Tribal members who live on the Santo Domingo Pueblo in New Mexico, will have better access to public transit.
The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians is the first Tribe to win a U.S. Department of Education Promise Neighborhood grant.
Among Native American households 13 percent do not have access to safe drinking water.