NEWS RELEASE: USDA Rural Development Observes Native American Heritage Month

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NEWS RELEASE

USDA Rural Development Observes Native American Heritage Month

Agency Renews Commitment to Strengthening Partnerships with Tribes and Tribal Communities to Ensure Native People Thrive

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2022 – Today, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small announced that USDA is renewing its commitment to strengthen its partnerships with Tribes and Tribal communities and ensure Native people have access to the critical infrastructure and economic resources they need to thrive. Today’s announcement is one of the many ways USDA is observing Native American Heritage Month.

“During Native American Heritage Month, we celebrate the countless contributions of American Indians and Alaska Natives and honor the vital influence they have had on the advancement of our nation,” Torres Small said. “Under the Biden-Harris Administration, USDA Rural Development reaffirms our commitment to working hand in hand with Tribes and Tribal communities to create a bright future.”

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