July/August 2017 Indian Giver Newsletter
Better Tribal Health Possible through FDPIR-Based Nutrition Education
Due to a variety of issues including inadequate funding, many of the USDA's Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)...
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Indian Giver Newsletter
Boys With Braids & REDCO Make a Healthy Foods Connection
One of First Nations Development Institute's grantees under its recent "Nutrition Education for Native...
Recalling Roots: TCEMP Program Boosted Tribal Economies
In the 1980s First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) was on the ground in tribal communities and the work was "aimed at building tribal self-sufficiency through programs that are both...
January/February 2017 Indian Giver Newsletter
Ag Training Brings 'Ah Ha Moment' for Navajo Sheep Producer
TahNibaa Naataanii of the Navajo Nation lives on the land where her family has raised sheep as part of their traditional life and culture...
November/December 2016 Indian Giver Newsletter
Power to Our People! Board Chair Benny Shendo, Jr.
To new First Nations Development Institute Board Chairman Benny Shendo, Jr., the work of First Nations speaks for itself.
"It's not about us...
Indian Giver Newsletter September/October 2016
Sustaining Culture and Livelihood in Remote Igiugig Village
In Igiugig, a small village of only 69 people on the Kvichak River in southwestern Alaska, resources are scarce. Food must be flown in, and...