Native American Employment and Training

To support employment and training activities for Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian individuals in order: to develop more fully the academic, occupational, and literacy skills of such individuals; to make such individuals more competitive in the workforce; and to promote the economic and social
development of Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities in accordance with the goals and values of such communities.

Supplemental youth funding is also awarded to help low income Native American youth and Native Hawaiian youth, between the ages of 14 and 21, acquire the educational skills, training and the support needed to achieve academic and employment success and successfully transition to careers and productive adulthood.

Agency - Department of Labor

The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities, protecting their retirement and health benefits and generally protecting worker rights and monitoring national economic measures.