A report for the FCC in 2015 found nearly two million people living on tribal land lack access to the internet. Even more than that can’t sign onto broadband. That digital divide makes it harder for Alaska Natives and Native Americans living in rural areas to complete tasks online that the rest of us take
Hosted by Next Centuries Cities April 17-18, 2017 Mesa, AZ. This full-day event will bring together broadband champions from federal, state, and local government, as well as community leaders and broadband policy experts from the Southwest and across the nation. The event will feature stories of broadband deployment success, digital inclusion initiatives, financing opportunities, and
There are 60 stations licensed to tribes or tribal entities in the United States. They stand to lose a lot if Trump cuts federal funding.
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) celebrates American Indian Heritage Month in November. This month-long series of events is designed to showcase the culture, heritage, history and contributions of American Indians through different mediums and perspectives. http://news.csusm.edu/november-is-american-indian-heritage-month-at-csusm
Traci Morris, a nationally recognized tribal communications leader and expert, has been named director of the American Indian Policy Institute (AIPI) at Arizona State University. Read article at: https://asunews.asu.edu/
FCC Tribal Broadband, Telecom, and Broadcast Training and Consultation Workshop to be held on July 22-24, 2014 at the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s Casino Resort and Hotel in Worley, Idaho Hosted by the Office of Native Affairs and Policy, CGB, FCC, and held in coordination with the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest
Did you know, that Native American populations are among the least connected in the world? When your community is so remote that you don’t have paved roads; when you don’t have access to plain old telephone service in your home; when you don’t have access to broadband in your community; and when only 1 in
Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii passed away today, Monday December 17, 2012, at the age of 88, with his wife and son by his side at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington, DC. A World War II combat veteran, Inouye served the second-longest term of any U.S. senator