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Joy Harjo becomes first Native American Poet Laureate

This year Joy Harjo became the 23rd Poet Laureate and the first ever of Tribal membership. Harjo, a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, is an international renowned writer and performer who lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

RCAC funds Major Market in New Mexico

Construction began this month on Major Market in New Mexico. Using a $1 million Kellogg Foundation grant and PRI (program related investment) RCAC helped to fund the organic market and deli in New Mexico. The market is owned and operated by Darrell Tsabetsaye and his family, all Zuni Tribe members.

Cherokee Nation wants to send delegate to Congress

The Cherokee Nation, the largest of the nearly 600 federally recognized Native American Tribes, is seeking to send a delegate to Congress. It’s their right based on treaties signed in the 18th and 19th centuries.