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.
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.