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Filed Under: Law | National
BIA schedules consultations and meetings for ICWA regulation (03/18)
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn said the rule will ensure greater compliance by state courts and child welfare agencies.

Filed Under: National | Politics
National Congress of American Indians set for winter conference (02/23)
Tribal leaders will hear from top Obama administration officials and key members of Congress.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Indian Health Service tops $5B mark with new budget proposal (02/02)
The Obama administration is asking Congress to fund contract support costs on a permanent basis.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Fish and Wildlife Service develops new tribal consultation policy (01/15)
Officials will be holding two webinars next week and a consultation session next month to discuss the changes.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
White House responds to petition against mine at sacred site (01/13)
More than 104,000 people signed the petition in opposition to the Resolution Copper mine in Arizona.

Filed Under: Canada | Education | Opinion
Don Marks: Native people ignored in push for education reform (01/12)
First Nations' history and culture was never considered important in education for most of the 20th century.

Filed Under: Environment
Tribes in Montana and Wyoming oppose delisting of grizzly bear (01/09)
Tribes are worried about trophy hunting of the Yellowstone bear in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe fights bear delisting (12/24)
Delisting the Yellowstone grizzly bear does not just touch the lives of the Standing Rock Sioux people, but also the other 25 Tribal Nations the federal government has acknowledged hold an ancestral connection to Yellowstone.

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.

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