Indian Affairs | 2002
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2002 Press Releases

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Congress Approves Historic Reorganization Plan for Bureau of Indian Affairs and Office of Special Trustee for American Indians
Joint Tribal Leaders/DOI Task Force on Trust Reform to Conduct Final Meeting December 16 & 17 in Washington, D.C.
McCaleb Proposes to Decline Schaghticoke Acknowledgment
McCaleb Announces Major Realignment of the BIA to Improve Services to Trust Beneficiaries
McCaleb Recognizes Traditional Council as Provisional Government of Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas
Assistant Secretary McCaleb and Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief Beaver to Jointly Dedicate New Eastern Oklahoma Regional Office Headquarters
Interior Celebrates 2002 National American Indian Heritage Month Institute of American Indian Arts’ 40th Anniversary Also Observed
President Bush Proclaims November “National American Indian Heritage Month”
Interior Department Statement on the Class III Gaming Compact Between the Seneca Nation of Indians and the State of New York
Interior Department Statement on Neal McCaleb’s Notification to Court on E-mail Retrieval
BIA Educator Charlotte Begay Receives Milken National Educator Award Ft. Wingate Elementary FACE Teacher One of Two New Mexico Winners
Indian Affairs Organizes Consortium to Develop Indian Country Telecommunications Infrastructure
McCaleb Meets With European-Bound Delegation of Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission
BIA Awards Grant to Metlakatla Indian Community for Mineral Development Project “We must help, rather than hinder, tribes to create jobs and sustainable economies.”
McCaleb to Develop National Strategy for Improving Tribal Economies Summit on Emerging Tribal Economies Provides Springboard for Action
First Group of Historical Accounting Statements Mailed to Individual Indian Money Account Holders in Arizona
McCaleb Announces Strategic Plan for Improving the Federal Acknowledgment Process
BIA Supports Three Affiliated Tribes’ Dream of Joining Oil Refining Industry Through Grant Award
McCaleb Highlights Partnerships in Tribal Economic Development at the National Summit on Emerging Tribal Economies
White House, Interior Lead Federal Speakers at National Summit on Emerging Tribal Economies
White House, Interior Lead Federal Speakers at National Summit on Emerging Tribal Economies
Summit Offers Insights and Information for Building Sustainable Tribal Economies and Creating Jobs in Indian Country
BIA Employees Among Recipients of Departmental Service Awards Portland Regional Office Director Stanley Speaks Honored for 42-Year Career in Public Service
McCaleb Issues Final Determination to Decline Federal Acknowledgment of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe
Tribal Economies Summit Supports President Bush's Goal Of Economic Security for All Americans
Joint Tribal Leaders/DOI Task Force on Trust Reform to Meet August 26-28 in Anchorage, Alaska
Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Neal McCaleb Commends Tribal Police Officer for Rescuing 10 Year Old Girl
American Indian Roads Program Holding Education Meetings On Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
American Indian Roads Program Boosted by Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
Norton, McCaleb To Address Indian Country’s Economic and Employment Needs National Summit on Emerging Tribal Economies Set For September 16-19, 2002 in Phoenix, Arizona
OIEP will hold Consultation Meetings with Tribal People on Regulations Established by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
McCaleb Statement on Resignation of Special Trustee Tom Slonaker
McCaleb Names Brian Burns New CIO for Indian Affairs
Joint Tribal Leaders/DOI Task Force on Trust Reform to Meet July 22-24 in Portland, Oregon
BIA-OLES will host an Indian Country Corrections Summit
McCaleb Names DuBray as Special Assistant for Communications
Final Determination Declines Chinook Recognition
McCaleb Confirms Aurene Martin as Deputy Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs
McCaleb Approves Southern Ute Tribe Business Partnership with Canadian Gas Exploration Concern
McCaleb Issues Final Determination to Acknowledge the Historical Eastern Pequot Tribe Two Petitioners Acknowledged as One Tribe
Assistant Secretary McCaleb Calls On Tribal Leaders To Choose Prosperity Over Poverty Announces Tribal Economic Summit for September 16-19 in Phoenix
Assistant Secretary McCaleb to Address NCAI 2002 Mid-Year Conference
Secretary Norton to Meet with American Indian Leaders and Trust Reform Task Force to Discuss Report
McCaleb Names Aurene Martin Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs
Joint Tribal Leaders/DOI Task Force on Trust Reform to Meet June 13-15 in Bismarck, N.D.
Bureau of Indian Affairs Support Alaska Natives Need to Whale
Trust Reform Task Force Releases Progress Report
Joint DOI/Tribal Leaders Task Force to Meet May 19-21 in Minneapolis
Secretary Norton Joins Ground Blessing Ceremony for Santa Fe Indian School One of 12 New Indian Schools to be Built
Canada/U.S. Bilateral talks on Indigenous Peoples issues yield spirit of cooperation
BIA Law Enforcement to hold 11th Annual Memorial Service for Fallen Police Officers
Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Neal McCaleb Will meet with Canadian Government Officials
Jeanette Hanna Named Director of BIA's Eastern Oklahoma Regional Office
Federally Recognized Indian Tribes Eligible to Get Internet Domain Name Suffix Designating Them as Government Entities
Joint DOI/Tribal Leaders Task Force To Meet April 25-26 in San Diego, Calif.
Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Neal McCaleb To Join High School Students on Earth Day 2002
Eighth Consultation Meeting On Improving Indian Trust Asset Management Set For February 14 In Portland, Oregon
McCaleb Approves United Auburn Indian Community Land-Into-Trust Application Cites Tribal-State-County Cooperation As Example Of 4C’s Ideal
Increased Funding To Improve Trust Management and Education Highlight BIA’s FY2003 Budget Request
Seventh Consultation Meeting On Improving Indian Trust Asset Management Set For February 1 In Arlington, Virginia
Sixth Consultation Meeting On Improving Indian Trust Asset Management Set for January 23 in Anchorage
Fifth Consultation Meeting On Improving Indian Trust Asset Management Set for January 17 in San Diego
BIA Schools Will See Improvements Under President Bush’s “No Child Left Behind Act of 2001”
Fourth Consultation Meeting On Improving Indian Trust Asset Management Set for January 10 in Rapid City
McCaleb Approves Reconsidered Final Determination To Recognize The Cowlitz Indian Tribe of Washington