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First-Ever Tribal Homeland Security Advisory Council Launched

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced the establishment of the first-ever Tribal Homeland Security Advisory Council and opened the nomination period for membership, reports Indian Gaming. The Council will enable tribal leaders to advise the Secretary on homeland security policies and practices that affect Indian Country and Indigenous communities, including emergency management, law enforcement, cybersecurity, domestic terrorism and targeted violence, and border security. In addition, the Council will be charged with collaborating on all matters of homeland security as they relate to tribal nations and Indigenous communities.

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