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Filed Under: Education | National
Lakota Country Times: Great Plains tribes blast changes at BIE (04/29)
Representatives of the Department of Interior and the Bureau of Indian Education were met with robust and unified resistance from tribal leaders across the Great Plains region.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Maine governor fails to treat sovereign tribes as equals (04/23)
There is a lot of work to be done to build a relationship of mutual trust, and the state has a responsibility to meet the tribes at least halfway.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribes take DOI to task over grizzly bear policy (04/22)
In a strongly worded letter, the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council has voiced misgivings about the impartiality of Christopher Servheen in any proposed tribal consultation process over the government’s controversial delisting of the Yellowstone grizzly bear.

Filed Under: Law | National
Non-Indian adoption group disputes BIA's new ICWA guidelines (03/31)
The American Academy of Adoption Attorneys submitted written comments yet claims it wasn't consulted by the Obama administration.

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.

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