r/DonaldTrump’s “Trump’s Top 45 Accomplishments” – #38: Native American Protections


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★ Accomplishment #38 ★

Native American Protections


Task Force on Protecting Native American Children

  • On March 26, 2019 President Trump announced the ‘Presidential Task Force on Protecting Native American Children in the Indian Health Service System’

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/white-house-announces-presidential-task-force-protecting-native-american-children-indian-health-service-system/

  • On July 23, 2020 The Trump Administrations ‘Presidential Task Force on Protecting Native American Children in the Indian Health Service System’ issued their first report

https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Task-Force-Report-Protecting-Native-American-Children-in-the-Indian-Health-Service-System-April-2020.pdf

https://www.ihs.gov/newsroom/pressreleases/2020-press-releases/statement-from-rear-adm-michael-weahkee-on-the-release-of-the-presidential-task-force-on-protecting-native-american-children-in-the-indian-health-service-system-report/


Task Force on Missing and Murdered Native Americans

  • On November 26, 2019 President Trump issued an Executive Order on ‘Establishing the Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives’

https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-establishing-task-force-missing-murdered-american-indians-alaska-natives/

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/president-donald-j-trump-committed-supporting-protecting-native-american-women-children-across-country/

https://operationladyjustice.usdoj.gov/

  • On May 5 2020 President Trump officially proclaimed May 5th to be “Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives Awareness Day”, previously honored for the first time in 2019

https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/proclamation-missing-murdered-american-indians-alaska-natives-awareness-day-2020/


Various Issues to assist Native Americans

  • On August 13 2019 The Trump Administrations US Fish and Wildlife Services make it so Federally Recognized Tribes Can Retain Certain Eagle Feathers and Remains Found on Their Land

https://www.fws.gov/news/ShowNews.cfm?ref=service-announces-landmark-revision-to-eagle-retention-policy-&_ID=36444

  • On April 28, 2020 The Trump Administrations Department of Interior (DOI) re-established the ‘Council on Native American Affairs’ to Support Continued Inter-Agency Coordination with Indian Country

https://www.doi.gov/pressreleases/white-house-re-establishes-council-native-american-affairs-support-continued-inter

  • On May 5, 2020 President Trump issued and updates outlining how the Trump Administrations is ‘Protecting the Native American Community as We Combat the Coronavirus’

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/president-donald-j-trump-protecting-native-american-community-combat-coronavirus/

https://www.donaldjtrump.com/media/president-trump-delivers-for-native-american-communities/

  • On Sept 17, 2020 President Trump successfully Repatriated Native American Artifacts and Remains from Finland, which Trump negotiated in October 2019.

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/remarks-president-trump-repatriation-native-american-artifacts-remains/

https://www.doi.gov/pressreleases/secretary-bernhardt-commends-president-trump-president-niinisto-finland-agreement


Bi-Partisan Legislation

  • On March 19, 2019 President Trump signed the ‘John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act’ for Alaska Natives who served in Vietnam to receive land allotments

https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/47

  • On December 20, 2019 President Trump signed the ‘Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation Equitable Compensation Act’, giving compensation to the Spokane tribe for loss of their lands in the mid-1900s

https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/216

  • On December 20, 2019 President Trump signed the ‘Esther Martinez Native American Languages Programs Reauthorization Act’, which reauthorizes funds for Native language programs

https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/256


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