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Native American Direct Loan Program Webcast

On November 22, 2013: The Office of Tribal Government Relations and the VBA Loan Guaranty Office held a webcast on the Native American Direct Loan Program. More

Veterans' Resources List

Video: VA Native American Direct Loan Program

The Native American Direct Loan program is a great option for Native American Veterans living on trust land. To learn more about the program, watch this video and visit the program's website at

Alaska Veterans Outreach Video

Watch the video on YouTube:

Traditional Based Practices for American Indians/Alaska Native with SUDs

Dr. Dickerson, Inupiaq, from UCLA covers his study in the webinar, "Drum Assisted Recovery Therapy for Native Americans" (DARTNA). Although his sample size is small, his study has promising results that demonstrate, as we know as Natives, that drumming with talking circles can be effective.

View the webinar at:

Training Materials

Presentations and reference materials from past training summits are available here.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Veterans Resource Guide for Tribal Justice Systems (Third Edition)

Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists

Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists are responsible for direct outreach, assessment, and case management for justice-involved Veterans in local courts and jails, and liaison with local justice system partners.

Resources on the Web

We have listed links here which we consider useful to our Native American community.


  • How to Apply for VA Healthcare Online (approx. 7 minutes)
  • Top 5 Benefits of the VA Home Loan Program (approx. 3 minutes)
  • Hiring Veterans: VetSuccess, Tax Incentives and DOL Job Centers (approx. 3 minutes)
  • Tips for Navigating the VA Claims Process (approx. 8 minutes)
  • Diagnosing PTSD (approx. minutes)
  • A Sacred Trust (Burial Benefits) (approx. 2 minutes)
  • Caregiver Support: Extended Benefits (approx. 2 minutes)
  • Women Veterans' Stories of Service: Vivian Greeno (approx. 5 minutes)
  • Suicide Prevention (approx. 2 minutes)
  • Help our Homeless Veterans (approx. 2 minutes)
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