NFBC in the news: The Indigenous congressional climate push
March 9, 2023
Axios recently featured the Native Farm Bill Coalition. The article includes highlights on NFBC member priorities for the upcoming Farm Bill as well as some of the unique issues across Indian Country regarding food security and access to healthy foods.
One notable quote out of many included in the article is from the Intertribal Agriculture Council's Abi Fain.
"For thousands of years, we've mastered land management practices in a way that sustain the resources we have and promote the abundance that comes from the lands," Fain tells Axios.
"But the frequent and historic lack of equitable access to some of those funding streams for conservation practices have really hurt the the ability to actually use the land that we have."
Read the full article here.