"GAO reviewed records for eight key agencies with significant historical collections, surveyed agencies to obtain repatriation data, and interviewed agency, museum, and tribal officials." These were their findings.
Health care access, improved oversight, accountability, and prioritization can improve access for Native American veterans
"The unemployment rate for Native American veterans living on tribal land has been higher than that for all veterans. GAO makes recommendations on how the DOL (Dept. of Labor) can address these issues.
VA and IHS : further action needed to collaborate on providing health care to Native American veterans
GAO "obtained perspectives of tribal communities through attendance at two tribal conferences; interviews with tribal elders...including veterans..." to improve health care access for Native American veterans.
Human trafficking, information on cases in Indian country or that involved Native Americans
This report addresses (1) the extent to which tribal and major city LEA's (Law Enforcement Agencies) have encountered human trafficking in Indian country or of Native Americans, (2) factors affecting the ability of LEA's to identify and investigate this specific human trafficking, and (3) availability of services to Native American victims of human trafficking."