The federal government has a trust responsibility to protect and enhance tribal self-determination and prosperity. FCNL advocates for legislation that will protect tribal sovereignty and treaty rights.
FCNL’s work on Native American advocacy started soon after it established an office on Capitol Hill. Read more about our history.
These bills improve two of the most problematic issues plaguing Native communities – coordination among law enforcement agencies and reporting practices.
The bill, first introduced in the House in June, would revoke the Medal of Honor from soldiers who participated in the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre.