April 15, 2015

New Tribal Consultation Policy Emphasizes HUD’S Government to Government Relationship with Native American Nations

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President Barack Obama greets Christina Danforth, Chairwoman Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, at the beginning of a meeting with tribal leaders on issues important to Indian country, ahead of the White House Tribal Nation's Conference, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Dec. 2, 2014. Looking on, from left, are Joseph M. Chavarrin, Governor of Santa Clara Pueblo, Darrin Old Coyote, Chairman Crow Nation and Jerry Issac, Co-Chairman, Alaska Federation of Natives. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Each day, as we work with American Indian and Alaska Native leaders to improve housing for thousands of Native American families, HUD recognizes the unique relationship between the Government of the United States and the governments of Indian tribes, as well as the unique Federal responsibility to Indian people.  Continue reading