The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced $221 million in funding for affordable housing and community development projects that primarily benefit low-to-moderate income individuals in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. “With this funding, Tribes can support affordable housing and increase economic opportunity for their members, especially those with low incomes,” said Secretary Marcia L. Fudge The deadline for submitting applications to the IHBG Competitive Grant Program is November 17, 2022. The deadline for submitting applications to the ICDBG Grant Program is October 24, 2022.
The CDC reports more than four out of five Native American adults have been the victims of violence. Murder is the third leading cause of death among Native American women. In some cases, the crimes are fueled by drugs or poverty, but no matter what leads to the violence, families are left dealing with the painful loss and unanswered questions.
This time next Thursday Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Fair Goers will be breaking out the dance regalia and polishing up spurs as the 2022 Labor Day Weekend Celebration begins officially. On Thursday evening the Romey Gunville Saddle bronc Chute will be front and center at 6:30 PM at the Rodeo Grounds… The event in honor of Romey Gunville the bronc rider himself who has passed but will never be forgotten by the many who were fortunate to know him.