Indian Affairs | 1979

1979 Press Releases


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Indian Water Policy Decision Announced by Andrus and Gerard
Secretary Approves Land Purchase of Indian Religious Site
Gerard, Resigns as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
Hallett to Take Oath of Office as the 42nd Commissioner of the Bureau of Indian Affairs
Regulations Governing Indian Fishing in Michigan are Published
Tribes Complete Vote on JOM Funding Formula
Gerard Tells National Indian Education Conference Educating Indian Children is in Hands of Tribes
Indian Child Welfare Grant Application Period Announced
New Agency Superintendents Named by BIA
Hearings Scheduled on Indian Education Policies and Standards
Revised Personnel Action Plan Announced
Joseph Directs BIA To Take Action Against Red Lake Tribe on Audit Issue
Department of the Interior Conveys Lands to State and Natives at Record Pace
Krulitz Stresses Carter Administration's Support of States' Water Management Role
BIA Establishes Agency to Serve Siletz Indians
BIA’s Committee on Exceptional Children Will Meet
Michigan Indian Group Proposed for Federal Recognition
Rider Named Assistant Area Director at Billings
Interior Department Proposes Revisions to Regulations Under Tribal Purchase Statutes
Andrus Sees Energy Crisis as Opportunity for Indian Tribes to Help Selves and Nation
Hallett Nomination as Indian Commissioner Lauded by Interior Secretary
$20.4 Million Contract Awarded for Navajo Indian Irrigation Project
BIA Begins Work to Reorganize Its Minneapolis Area Office
Indian Community College Act Regulations Published
Mills Announces New Appointments For Aberdeen Area Office
Review of BIA Management Operations in Alaska Begins
Dick West Named Indian Arts and Crafts Board Commissioner
Wade Named President of Indian Arts School
New BIA Superintendents at Blackfeet and Uintah Ouray Agencies
Interior Won't Ask Justice To Represent Shinnecock Indians in New York Land Claim
Crow Tribe First Indian Nation to Get Advanced Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Funding
New Time, Place Set for Public Meeting on Cayuga Land Claim
Interior Begins Study of Off-Reservation Indian Schools
Vote of Tribes Will Determine Indian Education Funding Distribution Formula
Final Report on Indian Religious Freedom Task Force Sent to White House and Congress
$6.6 Million Contract Awarded for Colorado River Indian Reservation Canal
Tentative Agreement Reached on Cayuga Indian New York Land Claim
Statement by Secretary of the Interior Cecil D. Andrus on Washington State Salmon Fishery, Seattle, Wash.
BIA Educators are Meeting in Duluth
Narragansett Indian Claims in Rhode Island Extinguished
Regulations for Election and Duties of an Interim Yurok Tribal Governing Committee are Published
Indian Child Welfare Act Regulations Are Published
Land Use Plan and Impact Statement for Havasupai Addition Are Available
Mills Appointed Acting BIA Head
BIA Recruiting for Central Office Education Jobs
Indian Affairs Head Issues Guideline for BIA Red Lake Relationship
Indian Schools will Share Santa Fe Campus in 1979-80
Proposed Regulations will Govern Tribal Constitutional Elections
Andrus Commits Department to Work for Revival of Salmon Fishery in Klamath-Trinity Basin of CA
Interior, Arctic Eskimos Agree on Land Exchange, Energy, Peregrines
Regulations to Establish Courts of Indian Offenses Published
Model Reclamation Program for Use by States, Indian Tribes Issued by Office of Surface Mining
Assistant Directors in BIA Phoenix Office Named
Mills Appointed to BIA Colorado River Agency
BIA Announces Consolidation of Training Programs
BIA Establishes New Agency To Serve Western Washington Tribes
Letter from Attorney General on Legal Principles on Litigation on Indian Property Rights Released
Regulations Implementing Indian Education Laws are Published
Proposed Regulations for Election and Duties of an Interim Yurok Tribal Governing Committee are Published
Central Arizona Project Construction Milestone
Indian Representatives Briefed on Bureau Management Improvement Program
Indian Child Welfare Regulations Published
Andrus Sees Proposed Department of Natural Resources as Means to Improve Wilderness Selection and Management
Yurok Voting List Regulations are Published
1979 American Indian Calendar Published
Krulitz Urges Tribal Leaders to Weigh Political Ramifications of their Decisions
Reclamation Awards $4.5 Million Contract For Drains on Navajo Irrigation Project
Andrus Says Water Rights Suits Necessary to Fulfill Trust Responsibility
Regulations for Eastern Creek Roll Published
Enrollment Regulations for Potawatomi Indians Published
Field Representative Appointed For Siletz Indians
Browning Named Superintendent at Ardmore Agency
Andrus Asks for Reductions in Pacific Salmon Catch
Plan for Seneca Nation Award Published
Baker Appointed BIA Area Director at Billings
Andrus Applauds Resumption of Negotiations to Resolve Central Utah Project Dispute
Interior Publishes Final 1979 Regulations for Klamath River Fishery Conservation
Hearings Scheduled on Distribution Formula For Indian Education Funds
Plan for Distribution of Award to Chippewas Published
Hearings Scheduled on Indian Land Acquisition Regulations
Qualifications for Yurok Voting List are Published
Implementation of Indian Education Law is Meeting Topic
Hearings on Indian Child Welfare Act Scheduled
Proposed Regulatory Plan for Klamath River Fishery Consercation Announced
Solicitor Rules That New Mexico May Not Tax Jicarilla Apache Oil and Gas Lease Royalties
BIA Publishes List of Indian Tribal Entities
BIA Requests $948 Million For Fiscal Year 1980
San Carlos Reservoir Concession Renewal Announced
Plans For Indian Child Welfare Act Regulations