Farm Bill adds provisions that enforce Native sovereignty

SMSC Vice-Chairman Keith B. Anderson, who co-chairs the Native Farm Bill Coalition, attends the signing of the 2018 Farm Bill in December 2018.

The Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, commonly called the Farm Bill, that was signed into law this December includes an historic number of provisions that assert Native sovereignty. The Native Farm Bill Coalition advocated for Native inclusion in the bill, which gives tribal governments more power to help feed their people.

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