Indian Affairs | 2013
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2013 Press Releases

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Statement of Assistant Secretary Kevin K. Washburn on the Passing of Former and First Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Forrest J. Gerard
Assistant Secretary Washburn Announces IEED Solicitation of Tribal Energy Development Capacity-Buiding Grant Proposals
Assistant Secretary Washburn Announces IEED Solicitation of Grant Proposals to Assess, Evaluate and Promote Tribal Energy and Mineral Resources Development
Assistant Secretary Washburn Issues Record of Decision to Tribe to Lease 720 Acres to the Tule Wind Energy Project
Assistant Secretary Washburn Approves Tribal HEARTH Act Applications to Better Facilitate Economic Development on Two Additional Reservations
Assistant Secretary Washburn Names Dr. Charles M. Roessel Director of the Bureau of Indian Education
Secretary Jewell to Visit Laguna Pueblo School, Discuss American Indian Education Initiatives
Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform to hold Dec. 10 Public Webinar to Gather Comments on Administration of Indian Trust Assets
Black Names Weldon "Bruce" Loudermilk as BIA's Next Regional Director for Alaska
Secretary Jewell signs Historic Agreement with Citizen Potawatomi Nation to Spur Investment, Economic Activitiy in Indian Country
Secretary Jewell in Oklahoma on Monday for Signing Ceremony with Citizen Potawatomi Nation to Advance Self-Governance, Spur Economic Development
Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform Webinar
Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform to Hold Final Public Meeting Via Webinar on Nov. 20
Washburn Finalizes Changes to Land-into-Trust Procedures to Achieve Greater Transparency, Clarity and Certainty for Tribes
Interior Expands Land Buy-Back Process Across Indian Country
Interior Releases Valuation Plan for Land Buy-Back Program; Reviewed, Strengthened by The Appraisal Foundation
Indian Affairs Providing Limited Services During the Federal Government Shutdown
President Obama Announces 2013 White House Tribal Nations Conference
Assistant Secretary Washburn Issues Decision on Gaming Application for Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin
Interior’s Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations Launches Comprehensive Web Resource for Landowners and Tribes
Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform to Hold Seventh Public Meeting Aug. 19 in Anchorage, Alaska
Department Extends Opportunity for Public Comment on Preliminary Discussion Draft Concerning the Federal Acknowledgment Regulations
Office of Justice Services to Hold Fourth Tribal Court Trial Advocacy Training Session on August 6-9 in Mississippi
Statement of Assistant Secretary Kevin K. Washburn on the Passing of Tunica-Biloxi Tribe Chairman Earl J. Barbry Sr.
TODAY Secretary Jewell to Sign Historic Water Rights Agreement with White Mountain Apache Tribe and State of Arizona
Secretary Jewell Signs Historic Water Rights Agreement with White Mountain Apache Tribe and State of Arizona
White House Council on Native American Affairs Begins Implementing President’s National Policy Initiatives
Office of Justice Services to Hold Third Tribal Court Trial Advocacy Training Session on July 22-25 in Reno
Public Comments Invited on SIPI Accreditation
Statement of Assistant Secretary Kevin K. Washburn on the Passing of Former Mille Lacs Band Chief Executive Marge Anderson
TODAY: Secretary Jewell to Discuss White House Council on Native American Affairs
NCAI Mid Year Conference LIVE STREAM - Department of the Interior, Secretary Sally Jewell Addresses the Third General Assembly
Secretary Jewell to Discuss White House Council on Native American Affairs
Executive Order -- Establishing the White House Council on Native American Affairs
Washburn Announces Consideration of Revisions to Federal Acknowledgment Regulations
Assistant Secretary Washburn to Speak at National Congress of American Indians’ 2013 Mid-Year Conference in Reno
Interior Announces Steps Underway for Implementation of $1.9 Billion Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations
Deputy Secretary David J. Hayes to Discuss Efforts Underway to Implement Tribal Land Buy-Back Program
Office of Justice Services to Hold Second in Series of Tribal Court Trial Advocacy Training Sessions June 17-20 in Grand Forks, N.D.
Assistant Secretary Washburn Finalizes Procedures for Indian Affairs to Implement the Buy Indian Act
Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform to Hold Sixth Public Meeting June 7 in Oklahoma City
Upcoming Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform Meeting
Washburn Issues Secretarial Determination on Gaming Application for Kaw Nation of Oklahoma
Washburn Proposes Changes to Land-into-Trust Procedures to Achieve Greater Transparency, Clairty and Certainty for Tribes
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tribal Wildlife Grants Program Awards 23 Native American Tribes in 14 States for Conservation Work
Office of Justice Services’ Charles Addington Named a 2013 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal Finalist
Office of Justice Services to Hold Tribal Court Trial Advocacy Training Sessions on Cases Involving Trafficking in Illegal Narcotics, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault on Adults and Children
National Museum of the American Indian and Bureau of Indian Affairs to Co-Host Special Indian Country Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Exhibit During National Police Week in D.C.
Kevin Washburn to Participate in Indian Child Welfare Summit in South Dakota
Indian Affairs to Hold Second Secured Transaction Law Training forTribal Judges and Attorneys on May 8-9 in Minnesota
OJS to Hold Second Training Session for Tribal Courts on DWI Cases May 1-3 in Flagstaff, Arizona
BIA Director Michael Black to Keynote 22nd Annual Indian Country Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service
SIPI Student Wendi Cole Named a 2013 New Century Scholar
Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform to Hold Next Public Meeting April 29 in Nashville
Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform Public Meeting #5
Washburn Announces BIA to Reopen Applicant Search for Alaska Regional Director Post
President's Fiscal Year 2014 Indian Affairs Budget Focuses on Strengthening and Supporting Tribal Nations
Secretary Salazar Finalizes Historic Aamodt Water Rights Settlement in New Mexico
Secretary Salazar Signs Historic Agreement in New Mexico to Help Spur Economic Development in Indian Country
Secretary Salazar to Visit New Mexico to Mark Historic Progress in Indian Country Will approve one of the nation’s first tribal leasing rights under the HEARTH Act; will sign final Aamodt water rights settlement
Secretary Salazar Announces Cobell Scholarship Fund Administrator
Federal Agencies Announce Action Plan to Guide Protection of Indian Sacred Sites
BIA, Tribal and County Law Enforcement Work Together to Apprehend Federal Fugitive Speeding Towards Standing Rock Reservation
Salazar, Washburn Commend Passage of Violence Against Women Act
Deputy Assistant Secretary Roberts Updates Spirit Lake Community on BIA Actions Addressing Tribe’s Child Safety and Protection Issues
OJS to Hold First Training Session for Tribal Courts on DUI/DWI Cases, Feb. 27 to March 1 in Albuquerque
FEMA Seeks Applicants for National Advisory Council
Third Consultation Session on Interior's Initial Implementation Plan for Cobell Land Consolidation Component to be Held Feb. 14 in Seattle
Washburn Announces BIE’s Intent to Establish Committee to Evaluate Adequate Yearly Progress Regulations for Bureau-funded Schools
Statement From Billy Frank Jr. On Selection of Sally Jewell as Interior Secretary
President Obama to Honor Recipients of the 2012 Citizens Medal Recipients from across the country will visit the White House to receive Presidential award for exemplary service to their fellow citizens
Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform to Hold Next Public Meeting Feb. 12-13 in Seattle
Second Consultation Session on Interior’s Initial Implementation Plan for Cobell Land Consolidation Component to be Held Feb. 6 in Rapid City
First Consultation Session on Interior’s Initial Implementation Plan for Cobell Land Consolidation Component to be Held Jan. 31
Washburn Announces Training in Secured Transactions Law for Tribal Judges and Attorneys
Cobell Settlement Payments: Department of the Interior to Participate in National Congress of American Indians Webinar
Assistant Secretary Washburn Announces Joint Initiative With The Spirit Lake Tribe To Improve Fingerprinting Of Foster Parents
Last of Six OJS Trial Advocacy Training Sessions to be Held January 15-17, 2013, in Albuquerque
Statement of Assistant Secretary Kevin K. Washburn on the Passing of Chickasaw Nation Ambassador Charles Blackwell