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Comments Due: Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations Under Cobell Settlement

Comments must be received by April 20, 2015.

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Listening Session: Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations Under Cobell Settlement

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 1:00 - 4:00pm, Vee Quiva Hotel, 15091 South Komatke Lane, Laveen, AZ 85339

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Comments Due: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Probate of Indian Estates

Submit comments on or before December 29, 2014.

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Comments Due: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Probate Codes

Submit comments on or before December 29, 2014.

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Comments Due: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Aiya Solar Project on the Moapa River Indian Reservation, Clark County, NV

Written comments on the scope of the EIS or implementation of the proposal must arrive by December 22, 2014.

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Comments Due: Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Snow Mountain Solar Project on the Las Vegas Paiute Indian Reservation, Clark County, Nevada

Written comments on the scope of the EIS or implementation of the proposal must arrive by December 19, 2014.

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Comments Due: Revision of Agency Information Collection for Indian Child Welfare Quarterly and Annual Report

Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before December 19, 2014.

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Comments Due: 25 CFR Parts 81 and 82 Secretarial Election Procedures

Comments must be received on or before December 17, 2014.

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President Obama Announces 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference

On Wednesday, December 3, President Obama will host the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC.

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Secretary Jewell to Deliver Remarks, Lead Panel Discussions at 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference

Wednesday, December 3, 2014, Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036

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Tribal Consultation: 25 CFR Parts 81 and 82 Secretarial Election Procedures

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 8:30a.m.- 12 noon, Whitney Oaks Golf Club, 2305 Clubhouse Drive, Rocklin, CA 95765

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Comments Due: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood (CDIB)

Submit comments on or before November 19, 2014.

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Open Comment Period: Revision of Agency Information Collection for Indian Child Welfare Quarterly and Annual Report

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for approval for the revision of collection of information for the Indian Child Welfare Quarterly and Annual Report. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0131, which expires November 30, 2014.

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Comments Due: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Class III Tribal-State Gaming Compact Process

Submit comments on or before November 18, 2014.

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Tribal Consultation: 25 CFR Parts 81 and 82 Secretarial Election Procedures

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014, 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m., Embassy Suites Oklahoma City Airport, 1815 S. Meridian Ave. Oklahoma City, OK 73108.

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Comments Due: Grants to Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities, Dine´ College, and Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Career and Technical Institutions

Comments must be received by November 15, 2014.

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Tribal Consultation: Indian Water Rights Settlement Program

Thursday, November 13, 3pm - 5pm, Division of Energy & Minerals Development Building 54, 13922 Denver West Parkway, Suite 200, Lakewood, CO 80401

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Comments Due: Revision of Agency Information Collection for Indian Child Welfare Quarterly and Annual Report

Submit comments on or before November 7, 2014.

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2014 Native American Heritage Month Celebration

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, Alan Campbell Auditorium, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E. Street, N.W., WDC, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EST

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Comments Due: 25 CFR Part 169 Rights-of-Way on Indian Land

Monday November 3, 2014

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Tribal Consultation: Grants to Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities, Dine´ College, and Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Career and Technical Institutions

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 9 a.m.–12 p.m., Bloomington, MN, Bureau of Indian Education, Associate Deputy Director’s Office, 2001 Killebrew Dr., Ste. 122, Bloomington, MN 55425

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Open Comment Period: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Probate of Indian Estates

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information titled ‘‘Probate of Indian Estates, Except for Members of the Osage Nation and the Five Civilized Tribes,’’ authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0169. This information collection expires February 28, 2015.

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Open Comment Period: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Probate Codes

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information titled ‘‘Tribal Probate Codes,’’ authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0168. This information collection expires February 28, 2015.

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Secretary Jewell to Deliver Keynote Remarks at National Congress of American Indians Annual Convention in Atlanta

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 8:30 a.m. EST – Remarks at Hyatt Regency, Centennial Ballroom 4, 9:00 a.m. EST – Media availability in the Harris Room, Hyatt Regency

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Roundtable: Sacred Sites

Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:15 p.m.-8:00p.m., Hanover C Room, 2014 Annual Convention of the National Congress of American Indians, Atlanta, GA

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Tribal Consultation: 25 CFR Part 169 Rights-Of-Way on Indian Land

Monday, October 27, 2014, from 6:15p.m. to 8:00p.m. at the 2014 Annual Convention of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) in Atlanta, GA

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Tribal Consultation: Grants to Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities, Dine´ College, and Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Career and Technical Institutions

Monday, October 27, 2014, 9 a.m.–12 p.m., Billings, MT, Department of Interior Building, 2021 4th Avenue North, 4th Floor, Plenty Coup Room, Billings, MT 59101

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Comments Due: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children

Submit comments on or before October 27, 2014.

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Comments Due: Revision of Agency Information Collection for Reporting Systems for Public Law 102–477 Demonstration Project

Submit comments on or before October 27, 2014.

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Tribal Consultation: Indian Water Rights Settlement Program

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 1:00 p.m.-4:00p.m., Centennial Ballroom II, 2014 Annual Convention of the National Congress of American Indians, Atlanta, GA

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Listening Session: Indian Child Welfare Act

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00p.m., Chicago D Room, 2014 Annual Convention of the National Congress of American Indians, Atlanta, GA

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Tribal Consultation: 25 CFR Parts 81 and 82 Secretarial Election Procedures

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 1 p.m.–4 p.m., National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Annual Convention Hyatt Regency Atlanta, 265 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303.

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Tribal Consultation: Secretarial Elections

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 1:00 p.m.-4:00p.m., Regency V Room, 2014 Annual Convention of the National Congress of American Indians, Atlanta, GA

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Tribal Consultation: Grants to Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities, Dine´ College, and Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Career and Technical Institutions

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 12 p.m.–3 p.m., Gallup, NM, Navajo Regional Office, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Conference Room 162, 301 West Hill Street, Gallup, NM 87301

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Open Comment Period: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood (CDIB)

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information, ‘‘Request for Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood (CDIB).’’ The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0153, which expires October 31, 2014.

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Tribal Consultation: Grants to Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities, Dine´ College, and Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Career and Technical Institutions

Monday, October 20, 2014, 12 p.m.–3 p.m. EDT, Webinar. Register at web link: https://dcma100.webex.com/ dcma100/k2/j.php?MTID=tf8923c96f8b2d86dc23136f450688e77

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Comments Due: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing Improvement Program

Submit comments on or before October 20, 2014.

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Tribal Consultation: Grants to Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities, Dine´ College, and Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Career and Technical Institutions

Thursday, October 16, 2014, 5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., Anchorage, Alaska, NIEA Conference, Anchorage Convention Center, Room TBD, Anchorage, AK 99501

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Meeting: Advisory Board for Exceptional Children

Friday October 10, 2014, time has been set aside for public comment via conference call from 1:00–1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The call-in information is: Conference Number 1 (888) 417–0376, Passcode 1509140#.

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Open Comment Period: 25 CFR Parts 81 and 82 Secretarial Election Procedures

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is proposing to amend its regulations governing Secretarial elections and procedures for tribal members to petition for Secretarial elections. This proposed rule reflects changes in the law and the requirement that regulations be written in plain language.

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Meeting: Advisory Board for Exceptional Children

Thursday, October 9, 2014, from 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., and Friday, October 10, 2014, from 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

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Meeting: Self-Governance Advisory Committee Quarterly

October 7 - 8, 2014

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Deadline Extended: 25 CFR Part 169 Rights-of-Way on Indian Land

Comments on this rule must be received by November 3, 2014.

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Comments Due: Proposed Rule 25 CFR Part 83 Federal Acknowledgement of American Indian Tribes

Written comments may now be submitted through September 30, 2014.

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Comments Due: Hearing and Re-Petition Authorization Processes Concerning Acknowledgment of American Indian Tribes

Comments on this rulemaking must be received by September 30, 2014.

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Comments Due: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Federal Acknowledgment of Tribes

Submit comments on or before September 29, 2014.

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Open Comment Period: Revision of Agency Information Collection for Reporting Systems for Public Law 102–477 Demonstration Project

You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or you may send an email to: OIRASubmission@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Jack Stevens, Division Chief, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW., MS–20 SIB, Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 208–4564; email: Jack.Stevens@bia.gov.

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Open Comment Period: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children

You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or you may send an email to: OIRASubmission@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Sue Bement, Bureau of Indian Education, 1011 Indian School Road NW., Suite 332, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104–1088, fax: (505) 563–5281 or email: sue.bement@bie.edu.

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Interior, Justice Leaders to Join Navajo Nation to Announce Major Trust Settlement

Friday, September 26, 2014, 10 a.m. MDT, Window Rock Tribal Park 100 Parkway, Window Rock, Arizona 86515

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Training: How to Structure Your Native Business

Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 2pm EDT/11am PDT

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Open Comment Period: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Class III Tribal-State Gaming Compact Process

You may submit comments on the information collection to Paula Hart, U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Gaming, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 3657, Washington, DC 20240; email: Paula.Hart@BIA.gov.

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Open Comment Period: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing Improvement Program

You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or you may send an email to: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Les Jensen, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 4513, Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (907) 586–7044; email: Leslie.Jensen@bia.gov.

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Public Hearing: 25 CFR Part 169 Rights-of-Way on Indian Land

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time teleconference.

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Comments Due: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood (CDIB)

Submit comments on or before September 16, 2014.

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Comments Due: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in BIA and IHS

Submit comments on or before September 16, 2014.

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Open Comment Period: Grants to Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities, Dine´ College, and Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Career and Technical Institutions

You may submit comments by either of the following methods: —Federal Rulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. This rule is listed under the agency name ‘‘Bureau of Indian Affairs’’ and Docket ID ‘‘BIA– 2011–0002.’’ —Mail or Hand-Delivery: Ms. Juanita Mendoza, Program Analyst, Bureau of Indian Education, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1951 Constitution Ave. NW., MS 312, Washington, DC 20240. Include ‘‘1076–AF08’’ on the cover of the submission.

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Open Comment Period: Revision of Agency Information Collection for Indian Child Welfare Quarterly and Annual Report

You may submit comments on the information collection to Evangeline Campbell, Chief, Division of Human Services, Office of Indian Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW., MS–4513–MIB, Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 208–5113; email: Evangeline.Campbell@bia.gov.

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Public Meeting: Interior Extends Comment Period on Proposed Federal Acknowledgment Reform

Friday, September 5, Conference Call from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT

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Open Comment Period: FEIS for the Proposed Fee-to-Trust Transfer of Property and Subsequent Development of a Resort/Hotel and Ancillary Facilities in Taunton, MA and Tribal Government Facilities in the Town of Mashpee, MA by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

You may mail, hand carry or telefax written comments to Mr. Chet L. McGhee, Regional Environmental Protection Specialist, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Eastern Regional Office, 545 Marriott Drive, Suite 700, Nashville, Tennessee 37214; Telefax (615) 564–6571.

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Public Meeting: Interior Extends Comment Period on Proposed Federal Acknowledgment Reform

Wednesday, September 3rd Conference Call from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT

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Comments Due: Contract Support Costs

Written comments are due by August 31, 2014.

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Open Comment Period: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Federal Acknowledgment of Tribes

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: R. Lee Fleming, (202) 513–7650.

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Training: Managing The Property And Evidence Room

August 26-27, 2014, US Department of the Interior Building, Medicine Wheel Room (3rd Floor), 2021 4th Avenue North, Billings, Montana 59101

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Comments Due: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Federal Acknowledgement of Indian Tribes

Submit comments on or before August 25, 2014.

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Comments Due: Homeliving Programs and School Closure and Consolidation

Submit comments on or before August 25, 2014.

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Due Date: Tribal Energy and Mineral Development Grants

Monday, August 25, 2014

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Comments Due: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI) Funding Solicitations and Reporting

Submit comments on or before August 25, 2014.

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Open Comment Period: Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Samish Indian Nation Trust Acquisition and Casino Project, City of Anacortes, Skagit County, Washington

You may mail or deliver written comments to Mr. Stanley Speaks, Northwest Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Northwest Region, 911 Northeast 11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232. The public hearing will be held at the Fidalgo Bay Resort Community Center, 4701 Fidalgo Bay Road, Anacortes, Washington, 98221.

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Tribal Consultation: Interior Extends Comment Period on Proposed Federal Acknowledgment Reform

Conference call on August 20th from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT

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Secretarial visit to Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation in Bena, Minnesota

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 3 pm CDT

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Comments Due: Procedures for Reestablishing a Government-to-Government Relationship With the Native Hawaiian Community

Comments must be submitted on or before August 19, 2014.

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Training: Managing The Property And Evidence Room

August 19-20, 2014, Hopi Veterans Center, Mile Marker 375.5, State Route 264, Kykotsmovi, Arizona 86039

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Tribal Consultation: Contract Support Costs

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Best Western Ramkota Hotel, 2111 North LaCrosse Street, Rapid City, SD 57701.

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Comments Due: Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Energy Development Capacity Program

Submit comments on or before August 18, 2014.

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Comments Due: Indian Oil Valuation Amendments

Comments must be submitted on or before August 18, 2014.

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Tribal Consultation: Interior Extends Comment Period on Proposed Federal Acknowledgment Reform

Monday August 18th from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT

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Secretarial visit to the Beatrice Rafferty School in Perry, Maine

Monday, August 18, 2014 at 3 pm EDT

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Tribal Consultation: Procedures for Reestablishing a Government-to-Government Relationship With the Native Hawaiian Community

Thursday, August 7 -- Connecticut – 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT

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Tribal Consultation: Rights-of-Way on Indian Land

Thursday, August 7, 2014, 1 p.m.–4 p.m. Eastern Time Teleconference Call-in number: (888) 989–7589, Passcode: 2081244

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Training: Sovereignty in Indian Education Grant Program Pre-grant workshop

Wednesday, Aug. 6 in Phoenix, AZ, POC: Ms. Wendy Greyeyes, Bureau of Indian Education, Office of the Director, (202) 208–5810; wendy.greyeyes@bie.edu.

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Tribal Consultation: Rights-of-Way on Indian Land

Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 1 p.m.–5 p.m. (Local time) Scottsdale, Arizona, Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85256

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Tribal Consultation: Contract Support Costs

Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m., Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Wahpeton and Sisseton Conference Room, 2400 Mystic Lake Boulevard NW., Prior Lake, MN 55372.

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Training: Construction Contracts Under P. L. 93 638, Section 105 (25 CFR, Chapter V, Part 900, Subpart J)

August 5-7, 2014, 9:30 am-12:30 pm EDT

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Tribal Consultation: Rights-of-Way on Indian Land

Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 8 a.m.–12 p.m. (Local time). Bismarck, North Dakota, Bismarck Civic Center, Prairie Rose, Room 101, 315 S. 5th Street, Bismarck, ND 58504

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Tribal Consultation: Procedures for Reestablishing a Government-to-Government Relationship With the Native Hawaiian Community

Tuesday, August 5 -- Arizona – 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale, AZ

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Training: Sovereignty in Indian Education Grant Program Pre-grant workshop

Monday Aug. 4 in Rapid City, S.D., POC: Ms. Wendy Greyeyes, Bureau of Indian Education, Office of the Director, (202) 208–5810; wendy.greyeyes@bie.edu.

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Tribal Consultation: Procedures for Reestablishing a Government-to-Government Relationship With the Native Hawaiian Community

Friday, August 1 -- Washington – 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Tulalip Resort, Seattle, WA

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Comments Due: Leases Covering Bureau-Operated Schools And Fund Raising Activities At Bureau-Operated Schools

You may submit comments on the substance of the rule through July 31, 2014, to Ms. Jacquelyn Cheek, Bureau oflndian Education, 1849 C Street, NW, MS 4656-MIB, Washington, DC 20240. You may also submit comments vai email at IELeasing@BIA.gov.

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Comments Due: Contract Support Cost

Submit comments by email to: consultation@bia.gov or by U.S. mail to: Office of the Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, attn: Sequoyah Simermeyer, Mail Stop 3071 MIB, 1849 C Street NW., Washington DC, 20240.

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Tribal Consultation: Contract Support Costs

Thursday, July 31, 2014, 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Embassy Suites, 1815 South Meridian Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73108.

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Comments Due: Land Acquisitions in the State of Alaska

Comments on this proposed rule must be received by July 31, 2014.

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Tribal Consultation: Procedures for Reestablishing a Government-to-Government Relationship With the Native Hawaiian Community

Wednesday, July 30 -- South Dakota – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Rushmore Civic Center, Rapid City, SD

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Training: Alternative Disputes Resolution Training (ADR)

July 30-31, 2014

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Tribal Consultation: Contract Support Costs

Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m., Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino, 5040 Wild Horse Pass Boulevard, Chandler, AZ 85048.

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Training: Employee Background Investigation And Adjudication Training

July 29-31, 2014, US Department of the Interior Building, Medicine Wheel Room (3rd Floor), 2021 4th Avenue North, Billings, Montana 59101

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Public Meeting: Reform of Federal Acknowledgment Regulations

Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 8:30am - 12 noon, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Community & Government Center Gymnasium, 483 Great Neck Road – South, Mashpee, MA 02649

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Meeting: Self-Governance Advisory Committee Quarterly

July 29-30, 2014

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Tribal Consultation: Reform of Federal Acknowledgment Regulations

Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 1-4:30pm, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Community & Government Center Gymnasium, 483 Great Neck Road – South, Mashpee, MA 02649

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Tribal Consultation: Contract Support Costs

Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Navajo Nation Department of Transportation Complex, Naataanii Board Room, #16 Old Coal Mine Road, Tse Bonita, NM 86515.

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Tribal Consultation: Procedures for Reestablishing a Government-to-Government Relationship With the Native Hawaiian Community

Tuesday, July 29 -- Minnesota – 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake, MN

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