Indian Affairs | Consultation

Current Tribal Consultations & Listening Sessions 

BIA Consultation on the New Contract Support Costs (CSC) Policy 

 Date  Time  Location
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm*  Buena Vista Palace and Resort
1900 E Buena Vista, FL 32830
Meeting Room: Great Hall North
Held in conjunction with 2016 Tribal Self-Governance Conference
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 9:00  am - 1:00 pm*  DOI University  - National Indian Programs Training Center
1011 Indian School Road, NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Meeting Room: 231-233
Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:00 am - 1:00 pm*  Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
Meeting Room: Taylor AB
 Friday, June 10, 2016 9:00 am - 1:00 pm*  The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City
One Park Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Meeting Room: Continental Room
*Local Time Zone    


Dear Tribal Leader Letter - BIA Consultations on the News Contract Support Costs Policy - March 22, 2016  - PDF

Draft Contract Support Costs Policy - PDF

$10 million P.L. 280 Funding Plan

Dear Tribal Leader Consultation Sessions on P.L. 280 States - March 15, 2016 - PDF 


Proposal to update the Rights-of-Way Regulation (25 CFR 169)

WEBINAR - Public Right of Way - February 29, 2015, MP4 - 149 mb

Listening Sessions during NCAI Executive Winter Session in Washington DC.

Dear Tribal Leader Letter - February 12, 2106  PDF
DRAFT - Indian Affairs Manual (IAM) Contract Support Costs - PDF 

Listening Session on Expanding Broadband Deployment and Adoption

Dear Tribal Leader - October 26, 2015

U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH)

Dear Tribal Leaders Letter - Listening Session regarding homelessness among Native Americans -   June 12, 2015

American Indian Education Study Group

The American Indian Education Study Group was charged with finding solutions to the challenges faced by our Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools. 

For More Information:

BIE's Indian Education Study Group Page

Proposed Changes to the Tribal Transportation Program

For Additional Information:

Proposed Changes for Indian Sacred Sites on Federal Lands

Proposed Revision of Regulations Regarding Funding to Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities.

Proposed establishment of an Oil and Gas Service Center

Proposal to update the Right-of-Way Regulations (25 CFR 169)

New Comment deadline: November 3, 2014
New Consultation session: October 27, 2014, 6:16-8pm, Hyatt Regency Atlanta (before NCAI Convention)

For additional information go to: Office of Regulatory Affairs/Rights-of-Way (25 CFR 169)

Proposal to update the Secretarial Elections Regulation (25 CFR 81)

Comment deadline: December 17, 2014
Consultation Sessions:

For additional information:

Revisions to Regulations on Federal Acknowledgment of Indian Tribes (25 CFR 83 or "Part 83")

Please note that the deadline for providing comments on the Discussion Draft is September 25, 2013.

For additional information, including the recently published Proposed Rule, please visit the Office of Regulatory Affairs website.

Land Acquisitions in the State of Alaska

Native Hawaiian Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) 

Contract Support Costs (CSC) FY 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act

6/25/2014 Tribal Leader Letter on Contract Support Cost Tribal Consultations

Agenda - BIA/IHS 2014 NCAI Consultation Session on Contract Support Costs - March 11, 2014

2/12/2014 Tribal Leader letter invitation to a consultation session on Tuesday March 11, 2014. 
2/21/2014 Federal Register Notice of Tribal Consultation on Contract Support Costs

Public Law 102-477 Demonstration Project Financial Reporting Forms

Tribal Consultation Meeting