Indian Affairs | 2003
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2003 Press Releases

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Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Aurene Martin Affirms Results of Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa Recall and Special Elections
Secretary Norton Lauds Senate's Confirmation of David Anderson as Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs
Martin Issues Final Determination to Decline Federal Acknowledgment of the Snohomish Tribe of Indians
Secretary Norton Announces Completion of Shivwits Band Water Rights Settlement Act
Secretary Norton Announces More than $1 Million for American Indian Historical Preservation Projects
Secretary Norton Urges Interior Conference To Expand Citizen Stewardship Partnerships
Interior Secretary Surveys Barona Reservation Fire Damage; Highlights Emergency Funds Made Available for Tribal Members
Senior Indian Affairs Officials Working with State and Federal Agencies to Assist Tribal Members Impacted by California Wildfires
Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe School Named a U.S. Department of Education 2003 No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School
BIA Consultation Meetings On Reorganization of Regional, Agency Offices Set for October 27-30 in Las Vegas
BIA to Hold Consultation Meetings on Reorganization of Regional, Agency Offices October 27-30 in Las Vegas
Secretary Norton Signs Historic Colorado River Water Pact
Interior Deputy Secretary Griles Announces Water Source for San Luis Rey Tribes
Secretary Norton Appoints New Associate Solicitor for Division of Indian Affairs
Deputy Secretary Griles, Five Tribal Chairman, Metropolitan Officials Sign Principles Key To Reaching California (4.4) Plan For Colorado River Water Supplies: Mayors of Escondido, Vista are also document signatories
Martin Announces Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College and Tohono O’odham Community College Eligibility Under the Tribally Controlled Community
Martin Confirms Woodrow Hopper as Deputy Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs for Management
SIPI Awarded $531,000 Under Agreement With SBA to Aid Development of American Indian Small Business
SIPI Awarded $531,000 Under Agreement With SBA to Aid Development of American Indian Small Business
BIA Awarded $27 Million Reading First Grant by U.S. Department of Educaiton
Swimmer Announces Tribal Consultations on Appraisal Consolidation
BIA to Hold Consultation Meetings on Reorganization of Regional Offices
Secretary Norton Praises President's Intention to NominateDavid Anderson as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
Secretary Norton Participates in Dedication of New Navajo-Designed Community Elementary School in New Mexico
Secretary Gale Norton and Acting Assistant Secretary Aurene Martin to Attend Opening of New Baca/Dlo’ay azhi Community School in Prewitt, New Mexico
Acting Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Aurene Martin Names Ed Parisian to Head OIEP
Acting Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Aurene Martin Names August “Back to School Month” for BIA Schools BIA Students: Learning Today to Become Leaders Tomorrow
Secretary Gale A. Norton Pays Tribute to Fallen Firefighters and Pilot in Open Letter to White Mountains Community
Acting Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Aurene Martin Joins Dedication Ceremony at Stone Child College on Rocky Boy’s Reservation in Montana
Assistant Secretary Martin Commends BIA Employee John Oliveria For Being Named 2003 Service to America Medals Finalist
Schedule Set for No Child Left Behind Act Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Meetings
Interior to Brief Rocky Mountain, Southern Plains Regional Employees on BIA/OST Reorganization: Sessions to be Held June 27 in Billings, Mont. and Anadarko, Okla., Conclude Month-Long Schedule
Interior to Brief Central Office Employees on BIA/OST Reorganization: Sessions to be Held June 26 in Washington, D.C. and June 27 in Reston, Va.
Interior to Brief Great Plains, Eastern Oklahoma Regional Employees on BIA/OST Reorganization: Sessions to be Held June 24 in Aberdeen, S.D. and June 25 in Muskogee, Okla.
Veteran BIA Firefighter Dies From Injuries Sustained From Prescribed Burn
Interior to Brief Pacific, Eastern Region and Colorado Employees on BIA/OST Reorganization: Sessions to be Held June 18 in Sacramento and Nashville; June 19 in Lakewood, Colo.
Jim McDivitt to Retire From Public Service: Announcement Caps 35-Year Career in Federal Government
Interior to Brief Alaska, Midwest Region Employees on BIA/OST Reorganization: Regional Sessions to be Held June 10 and 12 in Juneau and Anchorage, June 11 in Fort Snelling, Minn.
Interior to Brief Navajo Region Employees on BIA/OST Reorganization: Regional Session to be Held June 6 in Window Rock, Arizona
Interior to Brief Northwest, Western Region Employees on BIA/OST Reorganization: Regional Sessions to be Held June 4 & 5 in Phoenix, Spokane & Portland, Ore.
Interior to Brief Regional Federal Employees on Details of BIA/OST Reorganization: Southwest Region Session to be Held June 3 at Albuquerque DoubleTree Hotel
Interior Secretary Norton & Assistant Secretary Martin Welcome Conference Highlighting Native American Perspectives on Lewis & Clark Bicentennial
Swimmer, Martin to Appear on Native American Calling To Discuss BIA/OST Reorganization
Swimmer, Martin to Address Reorganization at May 21 Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
Riverside Indian School Chosen for Pilot Education Program Sponsored by NASA
BIA Law Enforcement to Hold 12th Annual Memorial Service for Fallen Police Officers
Indian Affairs, BIA, OST Reorganization Formalized in New Departmental Manual
Acting Assistant Secretary Martin to Appear April 25 in Native America Calling’s “Spotlight”
Acting Assistant Secretary Aurene Martin to Observe Earth Day 2003 at SIPI on April 23
Interior Department Statement on the Class III Gaming Compact Between the Forest County Potawatomi Community and the State of Wisconsin
FACE Expanded to Seven BIA Schools: Family Literacy Program Serves Thousands of Indian Children, Adults
Congressionally Established American Indian Education Foundation to Support Students Attending BIA-Funded Schools: Secretary Norton Addresses Foundation Board’s Inaugural Meeting Today
Secretary Gale Norton to Conduct Swearing-In Ceremony for Board Members of New Foundation to Support American Indian Schools
Improving Indian Student Academic Achievement Through Native Language and Culture Will Be Focus of BIA Education Conference
DOI Agreement With High-Tech Company Will Expand Usage of GIS Mapping Software Across Indian Country
National Indian Country Telecommunications Infrastructure Consortium to Meet in Washington, D.C.
Martin Confirms Terry Virden as BIA Deputy Commissioner
American Indian Fire Crews Help With The Recovery Effort of Space Shuttle Columbia
Trust Reform and Economic Development See Funding Increases Under BIA FY2004 Budget Request: Additional funding sought for trust improvements and tribal economies
Acting Assistant Secretary Aurene Martin to Visit Wingate High and Baca Community Schools
BIA Approves Arizona Tribal-State Gaming Compacts
Martin Issues Proposed Finding to Decline Federal Acknowledgment of the Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe
Interior Submits Blueprint for $335 Million Historical Accounting Project With Plan to Guide Future Indian Trust Asset Management
Secretary Norton Names Aurene M. Martin Acting Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs