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


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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 about 1.9 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

    Multi-agency criminal interdiction operation confiscates…

    Between May 6 and 12, 2022, the Bureau of Indian Affairs Division of Drug Enforcement, the Moapa River Indian Reservation Police Department, Nevada State Police, Las Vegas…

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    Bureau of Indian Affairs announces acting deputy bureau…

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced today that Steven Juneau, an enrolled member of the Tlingit and Haida Tribes of Alaska, will be the Office of Justice Services acting…

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    Assistant Secretary Bryan Newland highlights Bipartisan…

    Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland wrapped up a weeklong tour of Alaska where he met Tribal leaders and community members to…


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