Indian Affairs | 2012
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2012 Press Releases

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Assistant Secretary Washburn Visits Isleta Pueblo, Participates in BIA OJS National “Don’t Shatter the Dream” Campaign
Statement of Assistant Secretary Kevin K. Washburn on the Passing of Sen. Daniel K. Inouye
Interior Launches Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations to Manage $1.9 Billion Trust Land Consolidation Fund
Dep. Secretary Hayes, Assistant Secretary Washburn to Discuss Next Steps to Implement $1.9 Billion Trust Land Consolidation Program
Assistant Secretary Washburn Announces BIA Law Enforcement’s Holiday Season “Don’t Shatter the Dream” Mobilization for Indian Country
Secretary Salazar Announces Interior Disbursed $12 Billion in FY 2012 Energy Revenues
Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy, and Interior Sign Memorandum to Collaborate to Protect Indian Sacred Sites
Secretary Salazar Outlines Progress of Empowerment Agenda at Fourth White House Tribal Nations Conference
Salazar Finalizes Reforms to Streamline Leasing, Spur Economic Development on 56 Million Acres of American Indian Trust Land
Salazar, Washburn to Announce Reforms to Promote Economic Development on Indian Lands
Salazar Announces Final Steps on Cobell Litigation and Implementation of Settlement
Presidential Proclamation on Thanksgiving Day 2012
Secretary Salazar Releases Experimental High Flow from Glen Canyon Dam to Benefit Grand Canyon Environment
Salazar, Senior Interior Officials to Participate in Experimental Release from Glen Canyon Dam to Benefit Grand Canyon
President Obama Announces 2012 White House Tribal Nations Conference
Interior Hosts Navajo and Hopi Leadership for Water Settlement Discussions
Fifth OJS Trial Advocacy Training Session to be Held November 13-15, 2012, in Seattle, Washington
Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform to Hold Public Webinar Meeting on Nov. 7
Indian Affairs Tribal Consultation Sessions to Prepare Interior Department’s 2013 Labor Force Report
Fourth OJS Trial Advocacy Training Session to be Held October 23-25, 2012, in Chinle, Arizona
Salazar, Washburn to Address National Congress of American Indians Convention in Sacramento
Assistant Secretary Washburn Announces Tribal Consultation in Preparation for 2013 Labor Force Report
BIE Announces Campus Violence Prevention Policy for Haskell and SIPI
Justice Department Announces Policy On Tribal Member Use Of Eagle Feathers
Interior Approves Fort Berthold Land Trust Application for New Refinery in North Dakota
Salazar to Visit the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota for Major Energy Announcement
USDA, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Work to Boost Access to Farm Programs in Indian Country
Salazar Applauds Senate Confirmation of Kevin Washburn as Interior’s Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
Salazar Applauds President’s Intent to Nominate Vincent G. Logan as the Special Trustee for American Indians
Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform Reaches Out to Indian Country at Public Meeting in Bismarck
Spirit Lake Tribe Retrocedes Social Services Program to the Bureau of Indian Affairs
Office of the Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs to Hold Sixth DOI Listening Session on Sacred Sites in Indian Country
Laverdure Issues a Final Determination Regarding Brothertown Indian Nation Petition for Federal Acknowledgment
Third of Six OJS Trial Advocacy Training Sessions Will be Held September 11-13, 2012, in Great Falls, Montana
Next Meeting of the Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform to be Held Sept. 13-14 in Bismarck
Laverdure Announces Additional Actions by BIA Officials to Improve Child Safety and Protection at Spirit Lake
Statement of Acting Assistant Secretary Laverdure on the Passing of Stanley R. Crooks, Chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community in Minnesota
Laverdure Announces Actions to Aid Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe Address Child Safety and Protection Deficiencies
Office of the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs to Hold Final Listening Session on Sacred Sites in Indian Country
Justice and Interior Departments Launch Indian Country Sexual Assault Investigation and Prosecution Training
Office of the Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs to Hold Fourth Listening Session on Sacred Sites in Indian Country
Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs to Hold Third Listening Session on Sacred Sites in Indian Country
Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs to Hold Fourth Consultation on Buy Indian Act Proposed Rule
The Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs to Hold Consultations on the Proposed Rule to Implement the Buy Indian Act
The Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs to Hold Listening Sessions on Sacred Sites in Indian Country
The Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs to Hold Consultations on the Proposed Rule to Implement the Buy Indian Act
The Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs to Hold Consultations on the Proposed Rule to Implement the Buy Indian Act
Laverdure Announces the Proposed Rule to Implement the Buy Indian Act
Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration to Hold Public Webinar Meeting
The Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs to Hold Listening Sessions on Sacred Sites in Indian Country
Second of Six OJS Trial Advocacy Training Sessions Will be Held August 14-16, 2012, in Ignacio, Colorado
Laverdure Announces Listening Sessions Regarding Sacred Sites on Federal Lands
Salazar, Laverdure Praise President Obama’s Signing of HEARTH Act to Restore Tribal Control of Land Leasing
Final Tribal Consultation on the Bureau of Indian Education Elementary and Secondary Education Act Flexibility Request
Third Tribal Consultation on the Bureau of Indian Education Elementary and Secondary Education Act Flexibility Request
First of Six OJS Trial Advocacy Training Sessions to be Held July 24-26, 2012, in Duluth, Minnesota
Tribal Consultation on the Bureau of Indian Education Elementary and Secondary Education Act Flexibility Request
Laverdure Names Thomas Thompson Director of Budget Management for Indian Affairs
Laverdure Announces BIA Emergency Funding for Emmonak Women’s Shelter in Alaska
Laverdure Lauds SIPI Student Darwin Cajero as Featured Speaker at 150th Anniversary Celebration for the Morrill Land-grant Act
Secretary Salazar to Announce Milestone in Renewable Energy Development on Tribal Lands
Salazar Approves First-Ever Commercial Solar Energy Project on American Indian Trust Lands
Bureau of Indian Education Director Keith Moore to Wrap up Successful Tenure at Department of the Interior
Laverdure Announces Handbook on Crime-Reduction Best Practices from the BIA Office of Justice Services
Laverdure Expresses Condolences for Fallen BIA Firefighter
Third Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform Meeting in Albuquerque
Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform to Participate in Native America Calling Radio Show
Laverdure Issues Statement on Loss of BIA Fort Yuma Agency Firefighter
The Acting Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Praises the One Year Anniversary of Let's Move in Indian Country
Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform to Hold Public Meeting in Albuquerque
White House Celebrates First Anniversary of Let's Move! in Indian Country
Laverdure Praises DOI-DOJ Tribal Court Trial Advocacy Training Program for Enhancing Practitioners’ Trial Skills
Let’s Move! in Indian Country Celebrating One Year of Progress
Secretary Salazar, Navajo President Shelly, Senators Bingaman and Udall to Break Ground Saturday on Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project
ASIA Issues Two Decisions on Tribal Gaming Applications
Salazar Announces Improvements to Glen Canyon Dam Operations to Restore High Flows and Native Fish in Grand Canyon
Final Tribal Consultation on Draft Indian Affairs Administrative Organizational Assessment Report and BIA & BIE Streamlining Plans
U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Public Listening Sessions Announced
Sixth Tribal Consultation on Draft Indian Affairs Administrative Organizational Assessment Report and BIA & BIE Streamlining Plans
The First Lady’s Let’s Move! Child Care Initiative Recognizes BIE FACE Program for Exceptional Work in Preventing Childhood Obesity
Acting Assistant Secretary Laverdure Addresses 2012 Tribal Self-Governance Annual Conference
Fifth Tribal Consultation on Draft Indian Affairs Administrative Organizational Assessment Report and BIA & BIE Streamlining Plans
Acting Assistant Secretary Laverdure Honors Fallen Officers at 21st Annual Indian Country Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service
Salazar, Abbey to Address Oil and Gas Production on Public and Tribal Lands
Fourth Tribal Consultation on Draft Indian Affairs Administrative Organizational Assessment Report and BIA & BIE Streamlining Plans
Acting Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Del Laverdure to Keynote 21st Annual Indian Country Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service
BIE Director Keith Moore Announces the Circle of Nations-Wahpeton Indian Boarding School Selected for the ED Green Ribbon Schools Program Award
Crow Tribe, United States and State of Montana Sign Historic Water Compact
Secretary Salazar, Montana Governor Schweitzer, Crow Tribe Chairman Black Eagle to Sign Water Rights Compact
Salazar, Jarvis Announce Proposal to Establish Nation’s First Tribal National Park in Badlands
Third Tribal Consultation on Draft Indian Affairs Administrative Organizational Assessment Report and BIA & BIE Streamlining Plans
Second Tribal Consultation on Draft Indian Affairs Administrative Organizational Assessment Report and BIA & BIE Streamlining Plans
Interior Announces First Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project Construction Contract
Secretaries Salazar and Duncan Seek Tribal Consultations on Proposed Framework to Spur Educational Advancement in Indian Country
Tribal Consultations Begin in Miami on Draft Indian Affairs Administrative Organizational Assessment Report and BIA & BIE Streamlining Plans
Secretary Salazar and Attorney General Holder Announce $1 Billion Settlement of Tribal Trust Accounting and Management Lawsuits Filed by More Than 40 Tribes
Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk to Conclude Successful Tenure at Interior
BIA Director Black Names Ms. Hankie Ortiz Deputy Bureau Director of Indian Services
BIE Director Keith Moore Announces Nomination of Two Schools for Green Ribbon Award
Echo Hawk Issues Final Determination Regarding Central Band of Cherokee Petition
Justice and Interior Departments Launch National Criminal Justince Training Initiative in Cherokee Nation
Interior Extends Public Comment Period on Cobell Land Consolidation Draft Plan
First Large Scale Solar Energy Project Proposed for Tribal Lands Final EIS identifies 2,153 acres for solar facility
Statement of Assistant Secretary Echo Hawk on the Passing of Chairman Richard M. Milanovich of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Echo Hawk Receives Indian Country Leadership Award from National Congress of American Indians
AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS: Secretary Salazar Announces $8.4 million in Tribal Historic Preservation Grants
Secretary Salazar to Convene National Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform
President’s Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Request for Indian Affairs Maintains Commitment to Improving Conditions Throughout Indian Country
Overview of the Obama Administration's Proposed Fiscal Year 2013 Budget for the Indian Affairs
Interior Seeks Comments on Cobell Land Consolidation Draft Plan
Sweeping Racketeering Indictment Charges Alleged Members of the Native Mob
BIE Begins Search for Green Ribbon Schools
Energy Production on Ft. Berthold Reservation in North Dakota Provides Substantial Economic Benefits to American Indian Communities
BIA to Hold Tribal Consultation Meetings on Proposed Rules for Part 162 Leasing Regulations
Echo Hawk Issues Reaffirmation of the Tejon Indian Tribe’s Government-to-Government Status