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Learn about Indian Affairs

The BIE implements federal Indian education programs for roughly 46,000 students at 183 schools across the U.S.


Protecting lives, resources, and property is at the heart of the BIA's law enforcement effort.

Economic Development

Reliable, affordable broadband access is critical to the health and economic wellbeing of tribal communities

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    Indian Affairs provides services directly or through contracts, grants, or compacts to 574 Federally recognized tribes with a service population of approximately 2.5 million American Indian and Alaska Natives. While the role of Indian Affairs has changed significantly in the last three decades in response to a greater emphasis on Indian self-governance and self-determination, Tribes still look to Indian Affairs for a broad spectrum of services.

  • Press Release

    Indian Affairs proposes new regulations to improve fee-t…

    The Department of the Interior’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs today announced the publication of proposed revisions to two regulations, one regarding…

  • Press Release

    Bureau of Indian Affairs, Federal Bureau of Investigatio…

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced an agreement that updates guidelines to provide for the effective and efficient…

  • Press Release

    Indian Affairs to accept land into trust for Tlingit and…

    WASHINGTON – Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland announced today the approval of a land into trust acquisition for the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida…


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