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Historical evidence – Native peoples were constitutional citizens.
1925 Citizenship Act
Last 92 years statutory.

Title 25 –

Only ethnic group to have an entire title (Native Americans)

Talking about changing policies –

Current status –

Indian reservations are federal lands. Don’t own our lands. Lack of ownership.

Repealing many antiquated laws – turning all lands known and reservations over to Native communities.
Full Citizenship

Open opportunity to local change

NMPHA Policy Legislative Forum – today is last day to register. Embassy Suites in Alb.
Healthy Dine Act – grassroots changing policy
Announce legislative policy
Afternoon sessions – Health Impact Assessment
Mr. Tome slated to present at the Policy Legislative Forum to present on this very subject. 3 pm in afternoon.