WHEREAS: Drugs are infiltrating our communities and reservations, and
WHEREAS: A primary purpose of NIEA is to promote the well being of our communities, and
WHEREAS: Sovereignty and self-determination include community responsibility
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: The NIEA strongly urges that local community groups take action to suppress drug use through education and enforcement, and
THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: The NIEA lobby Congress to increase funding and technical assistance to support the above goals.
I hereby certify that the foregoing resolution was duly considered by the National Indian Education Association assembled at its annual Conference in Omaha, Nebraska at which a quorum was present and the same passed by a vote of __ in favor and __ opposed, this 30 day of October 1991.