Indian Affairs | 1973

1973 Press Releases


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Bureau of Indian Affairs Schools May Extend Christmas Vacation 14 Days to Conserve Energy
$2.4 Million Road and Bridge Project for Navajo Indian Reservation
Alaska Native Claims Ad Hoc Hearing and Appeals Board Appointed by Secretary Morton
Morris Thompson, BIA Head, Addresses Indian Tribal Chairmen
M. Thompson -Goals and Aspirations -NTCA -Phoenix
Hearings to be Held on New Act Affecting the Use of Distribution of Indian Judgment Funds
Morris Thompson, Alaska Native, Becomes 4lst Commissioner of Indian Affairs
One-Twelfth of Alaska to Go to Natives Under Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act
Morton Sees Thompson Confirmation as Providing Leadership for New Era for American Indians
Alaska Native Corporations Begin to Get Land in Early 1974
Alaska Natives to Get $962,500,000 Under Land Claims Settlement
American Indian National Bank -Release on Bank Opening
Remarks of the Honorable Rogers C.B. Morton, Secretary of the Interior at the Dedication of the American Indian National Bank
Secretary Morton Assures Ute Indians on Protection of Water Rights
American Indians Offer Christmas Gift that Gives Public Chance to Contribute to College Scholarships
Miss Indian American XX to Visit Washington, D.C.
Thirteenth Regional Corporation Will Not be Established for Non- Resident Alaska Natives
Bartlett Address National Congress of American Indians-Tulsa
Speech -Lloyd Meeds at NCAI Convention -Tulsa, Oklahoma
Assistant to the Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs Pays Tribute to Robert Jim, Yakima Tribal Chairman
Remarks by C. Weinberger before the NCAI Convention -Oklahoma
Remarks by M. L. Franklin at the NCAI Convention -Tulsa, Oklahoma
Morton Lauds Nomination of Morris Thompson to be Commissioner of BIA
Stanley D. Lyman Named to Head Indian Trust Protection Office in Phoenix Area; Albert W. Trimbel Named Acting Superintendent at the Pine Ridge
New Indian Education Booklet Now Available
Speech of M.L. Franklin -Oklahoma Education Association Convention, Oklahoma City University
Speech of M. L. Franklin -Third Annual State Indian Conference - Stewart Indian School, Stewart, Nevada
$2.3 Million Contract Awarded for Second Phase of $5.2 Million Renovation of Riverside, California Indian School
Phoenix Indian School to Get $1.2 Million Gymnasium
William L. Rogers Appointed as Interior Secretary's Special Assistant in Missouri Basin Region
Navajo Indian Reservation Road Contract Awarded
National Center for Dispute Settlement to Meet With Prairie Band Potawatomi Indians to Draft A New Constitution
Truckee-Carson Irrigation District Contract to be Terminated
Indian Reservations Get Nearly $7.5 Million in New Roads
$2.7 Million Awarded Peoria Indians of Oklahoma
Reid P. Chambers Appointed Solicitor of Interior for Indian Affairs
Remarks of Marvin L Franklin, Ponca City Chamber of Commerce
Abourezk Asks Interior Secretary Rogers C. B. Morton to Take Personal Charge of BIA
Thirty Haskell Indian Junior College Students Complete Summer Internships in Washington, DC
Remarks of William L. Rogers, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs to the Graduates of the Indian Police Academy at Brigham City, Utah
Eskimos on Tiny Bering Strait Island Get Building Materials for New Homes of Old Design
Department of Justice -Civil Rights Office -Indians
Indian Young People Find College Admission no Hurdle, Survey Shows
August 15 Deadline Set for Filing of Amended Enrollment Under Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act
Forty American Indian Police will Graduate From the U.S. Indian Police Academy
Change in Federal Regulations Gives Indians Greater Flexibility in Negotiating Electric
Bureau of Indian Affairs Jurisdiction for Ten Alaskan Villages Changed
Over $5.5 Million Awarded Miami Indians of Oklahoma
Mr. Oxendine's Interview -New York
Indian Education for Health Committee to Meet in Oklahoma City
Secretary Morton Urges Support of Menominee Restoration Act
Seminar Workshop Conference-Anadarko, Oklahoma-T. Oxendine
Calendar of American Indian Events Now Available
Indian Tribal Government Grant Act Proposed
Indian Probate -Interior Department Proposes New Regulations Implementing Statutes Authorizing Tribal Purchases of Interests of Decedents
Clarification Issued on Lower Voting Age Regulation
Choctaw Indian Children Sing, Dance, in Washington, D.C.
Voting Age Lowered for Tribal Elections
Regulations Issued to Govern Distribution of Judgment Funds for Confederated Tribes of Weas, Piankashaws, Peorias, and Kaskaskias
Secretary Morton Advises Congress Trans-Alaskan Pipeline Route Serves Best Interests of U.S. and Canadian Route is Not Desirable Alternative
22 Day American Indian Art Exhibit John F. Kennedy Center
Regulations Proposed for Enrollment of Sioux Tribes for Judgment Fund Distribution
Statement of the Honorable John C. Whitaker, Under Secretary of the Interior, Press Conference Regarding Indian Affairs
Summary of President's Indian Legislative Proposals
Secretary of the Interior Morton Reports on Indian Matters
Contract Awarded for New Municipal Facilities for Red Lake Chippewas
Department of Justice Release -Wounded Knee
Study Underway of Construction Needs of Public Schools Attended by Indians
Bureau of Indian Affairs Scholarships Will Enable American Indian Youngsters to Join Scientific Expiditions
Three New Mexico Pueblos to Get Water From Proposed Dam and Reservoir
$881,160 Made Available to 60 Indian Tribes for Improving Their Governments
Regulations Issued to Govern Distribution of Judgment Funds for Osage Tribe of Indians in OK
Secretary Morton Announces Funding of Largest Indian Recreation Project
Theodore B. White Named Chief Tribal Operations
Marvin L. Franklin Named Assistant to the Secretary for Indian Affairs
Steps Taken to Improve Operations of the Bureau of Indian Affairs
Indians of North Carolina Shows History of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina and Their Modern Life
New Book Reviews Relationship Between State Governments and their Indian Citizens
3,000 Aditional Students to Receive Scholarship Assistance from the Bureau of Indian Affairs