Native Americans on Farm Bill: Help Us Feed Ourselves

Native American agricultural activists expressed relief that the House Friday failed to pass an $868 billion spending bill that funds agriculture and nutrition assistance programs. "Today’s vote in the U.S. House provides an opportunity for even more Indian tribes to join the coalition in our efforts to raise public awareness of the risks and opportunities for Indian Country in the Farm Bill," said Zach Ducheneaux, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in South Dakota who serves...

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