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Filed Under: Opinion
Karla General: Putting words into action for indigenous peoples (12/16)
For the first time in the history of international human rights, indigenous peoples were seen as equals, entitled to all the rights guaranteed to all other human beings.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Tribal consultation policy goes against disclosure laws (12/12)
Attorney questions new policy released by the California Department of Business Oversight.

Filed Under: Opinion
Thomas Perez: Labor Department grants open to all tribal nations (12/09)
Going forward, the department will ensure that federally recognized tribes can apply for all of our employment and training grants

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Great Plains tribes call for removal of land swap from defense bill (12/08)
The 16 tribes of North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska add their voices in opposition to the Resolution Copper mine deal.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate expected to approve defense bill for mine on sacred lands (12/08)
The 1,648-page package contains numerous provisions that have nothing to do with defense or the military.

Filed Under: Opinion
Joe Sexton: BIA's 'ugly' land policies stuck in the 19th century (11/25)
Attorney calls on Bureau of Indian Affairs to engage in more consultation before finalizing new rights-of-way regulations.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Law Article: New law requires tribal consultation in California (11/13)
Assembly Bill 52 requires tribal consultation on projects that affect cultural resources.

Filed Under: Opinion
Vena A-Dae Romero: FDA failing to consult tribal governments (10/29)
Calling on the FDA to consult tribes on implementation of the Food Safety and Modernization Act.

Filed Under: National | Politics
BIA announces consultations for secretarial election regulation (10/21)
Three sessions have been scheduled in Atlanta, Georgia; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Rocklin, California.

Filed Under: National | Politics
White House Tribal Nations Conference takes place December 3 (10/20)
President Barack Obama has held the conference every years since 2009.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
BIA extends comment period for changes to rights-of-way rule (10/02)
Comment are now being accepted until November 3 and a tribal consultation session will be held during the National Congress of American Indians annual conference later this month.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Audio: House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs (09/10)
Lawmakers took testimony on a tribal consultation bill and an Alaska Native land transfer.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
House subcommittes to hold hearings on tribal and Alaska bills (09/05)
Bills affect tribal consultation and land conveyances to Alaska Native corporations.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tony West: Protecting the right to vote for the first Americans (08/04)
Associate Attorney General Tony West announces Department of Justice consultation on voting rights in Indian Country.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
Tribes criticize veto provisions in BIA federal recognition rule (07/30)
Opposition from the state would prevent three tribes from restarting the process.

Filed Under: Recognition
BIA holds final in-person meeting on federal recognition reform (07/29)
Two more public meetings and two more tribal consultations will be held over the phone.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
BIA extends comment period on federal recognition regulation (07/25)
Comments are being accepted until September 30 and two more tribal consultation sessions and two more public meetings will be held over the phone.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
BIA opens meetings on changes to federal recognition process (07/11)
The United Houma Nation of Louisiana has put its petition on hold to wait for the new rules.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
Comment period opens on Native Hawaiian recognition proposal (06/20)
Officials say it would be up to the island's first inhabitants to determine how they want to organize their own government.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
DOI considers process to recognize Native Hawaiian government (06/18)
Public meetings start next week and tribal consultation will take place later this summer.

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