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Checkpoint - The current issues between the American Indians and the Federal Government include the Indian Healthcare Improvement Act The president

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The current issues between the American Indians and the Federal Government include the Indian Healthcare Improvement Act. The president of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Joe Garcia recently came together in Washington to identify reauthorization of the Indian Healthcare Improvement Act that is to include overall better healthcare for the Indian communities and the methamphetamine abuse. The two groups are taking great actions to eliminate to ever-growing methamphetamine problem. During the visit, Joe Garcia called upon Congress to enact the “Meth Act Tribal Fix” so tribes have the resources they need to protect vulnerable children and families who are at risk. The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) have been working together for five years to promote intergovernmental cooperation between states and tribes through a State-Tribal Relations Project. The States and Indian Tribes have many common interests that include the fair use of resources such as
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2010 for the course ETH125 AAGI0M00D5 taught by Professor Stacyholliday during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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Checkpoint - The current issues between the American Indians and the Federal Government include the Indian Healthcare Improvement Act The president

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