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President Proposes $2.5 Billion Budget for Indian Affairs in Fiscal Year 2018

WASHINGTON –President Donald Trump today proposed a $2.5 billion Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) budget for Indian Affairs, which includes the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE). The President’s budget reaffirms his support of tribal sovereignty and self-determination across Indian Country by focusing on core funding and services to support ongoing tribal government operations, including an emphasis on infrastructure repair and improvements.

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Secretary Zinke Recognizes the Sacrifices Made By Law Enforcement Officers Serving in Indian Country

WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke issued the following statement today which was read during the 26th Annual Indian Country Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service at the United States Indian Police Academy in Artesia, N.M. The ceremony formally announced the names of three fallen law enforcement officers from the Navajo and Chickasaw Nations as new inscriptions to the Indian Country Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Monument.

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Federal and Indian Country Officials to Speak at the 26th Annual Indian Country Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service on May 4

WASHINGTON – Jason Thompson, Acting Deputy Director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services (BIA-OJS), and Bill Denke, Chairman of the Indian Country Law Enforcement Section of the International Chiefs of Police, are among federal representatives slated to speak at the 26th Annual Indian Country Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the United States Indian Police Academy in Artesia, N.M.

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Secretary Zinke Congratulates SIPI on Winning Prestigious NASA Competition

WASHINGTON – A team comprised of Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) students won the grand prize of $5,000 and the a Gold Mars Trophy for the physical competition at the 2017 NASA Swarmathon held at the Kennedy Space Center. The Swarmathon is a robotics programming challenge administered under a cooperative agreement between the NASA Minority University Research and Education Program and The University of New Mexico. More than 500 students from 40 colleges and 30 high schools participated in the competition held on April 18-20.

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Secretary Zinke Praises Department of Justice Support For Law Enforcement and Public Safety in Indian Country

WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke praised today’s announcement by the Department of Justice on the progress being made in coordinated federal, state, tribal and local efforts that are reducing the incidence of violent crime across the Nation.

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The Tribal Leaders Directory provides contact information for each federally recognized tribe. The electronic, map based, interactive directory also provides information about each BIA region and agency that provides services to a specific tribe. Additionally, the directory provides contact information for Indian Affairs leadership.

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