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Biden to sign executive order on federal funding for Native Americans

December 6, 2023


President Joe Biden will sign an executive order on Wednesday during a tribal nations summit that aims to make it easier for Native Americans to access federal funding and have greater autonomy over how to invest those funds and will throw his support behind a request to allow a confederacy to compete under its own flag in the 2028 Olympics.

“Tribal nations still face unacceptable barriers to fully exercising their inherent sovereignty, and really too often that occurs because of the way we are administering federal funding programs,” said Neera Tanden, White House domestic policy adviser.

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