Advocacy/Legislative Update 10.23.20

PROGRESS ACT signed…but no real progress President Donald Trump finally signed S.209, the Practical Reforms and Other Goals To Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self-Governance and Self-Determination for Indian Tribes Act, into law, a month after the bill cleared its final hurdle in Congress. S.209, also known as the PROGRESS Act, implements long-overdue reforms to help tribes exercise greater self-governance over …

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Interior Villages Join TCC in Ambler Road Lawsuit

Press Release: On October 7th, 2020, Alatna Village, Allakaket Village, Evansville Village, Huslia Village, and Native Village of Tanana, joined Tanana Chiefs Conference in a suit against the Bureau of Land Management, National Parks Service, and the US Army Corp of Engineers in which we asked the court to vacate and set aside the final Environmental Impact Statement for the …

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