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.
The Dakota Access pipeline is an 1,100 mile pipeline created to transport hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil coming from the Bakken and Three Forks oil fields each day. The pipeline will span four states: North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) and Native Capital Access (NCA) will accept applications for the Tribal Housing Excellence Academy (THE Academy) until September 1, 2016. An application webinar will be offered July 19 at 11:00 am PDT.