Tag Archives: poverty

President Obama Visits the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

President Obama and the First Lady will be visiting the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to meet with tribal leaders and Native youth about the poverty they face and to announced new initiatives related to tribal economies and education.

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Poverty Line or Breaking Point?

With poverty, day-to-day challenges seem larger than life… This video from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development explains how poverty creates symptoms that are pervasive and compounded across every area of life.

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Native American Video Series: Food Insecurity in America

Helen provides a video that discusses Food Insecurity especially on the Native American reservations.

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Remember Native Americans on #GivingTuesday

The top 10 reasons to give to National Relief Charities this #GivingTuesday.

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By the Numbers: Tribal Economies

Some Native American tribes are successful in growing their economic independence, but only 3 of the about 65 reservations that National Relief Charities serve are included in that group. There is much need on the reservations that we serve.

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Sequester & Cuts to Indian Treaty Programs

Andrew discusses the impact that the sequestration has on the Indian Health Services and the health care that American Indians were promised.

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Sequester & Indian Education Cuts

Murray discusses the effects of the sequester on Native American education and the funds designated for reservation schools.

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America’s Most Vulnerable

Huskie is one of those people you wish everyone could meet. He lives in a contemporary Hogan in the Spider Rock community, through a maze of rutted out dirt ways several miles off the Canyon de Chelly road. Huskie is 80 years old. He has no transportation. He still cooks for himself but on the […]

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You Wanted to Know: How Can I Help American Indians?

Kelly discusses the ways that people can help the Native American people and address the problems that they face.

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A Perspective on TOMS Shoes for the Rez

Andrew shares the impact the TOMS partnership is with NRC and the children on the reservations.

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