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Trump signed three bills affecting Native Americans. Here's what they do.


December 30, 2019

President Donald Trump announced that he had signed three bills "to support tribal sovereignty and native culture" in a tweet on Dec. 27.

It is the first time the President, known for using "Pocahontas" as a slur against a political opponent, has tweeted about legislation for Native American communities, according to

The three bills include compensation to the Spokane tribe for the loss of their lands in the mid-1900s, reauthorization of funding for Native language programs and federal recognition of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Montana.


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