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Filed Under: Cobell | National | Politics
Cobell buy-back agreements come with little money for tribes (07/17)
The starting figure for discussions is about $500,000, a top Interior Department official said.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Raina Thiele: Action plan gets tribes ready for climate change (07/17)
Raina Thiele and Susan Ruffo discuss how the Interior Department and the Environmental Protection Agency will help tribes prepare for climate change.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Opinion: Native Americans get stake in Native Hawaiian status (07/16)
Writer connects Interior Department effort to revise the federal recognition process with discussions about Native Hawaiian sovereignty.

Filed Under: Cobell | National | Politics
Garden City Group executive ties Cobell payment delay to DOI (07/16)
Indian beneficiaries are still waiting on the final payment from the $3.4 million settlement.

Filed Under: Cobell | National | Politics
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe signs agreement for Cobell buy-back (07/16)
The reservation is the second-most fractionated in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Environment | National
BIA to start $10M program to help tribes with climate change (07/16)
Karen Diver, the chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band, has been serving on a climate change task force created by the White House.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
Audio: House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs (07/15)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs embraced three bills while the Indian Health Service was more guarded about a forward funding bill.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics
Garden City Group executive to testify at SCIA's Cobell hearing (07/15)
The firm has faced criticism for delays in the final payment from the $3.4 million trust fund settlement.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on four tribal billls (07/14)
Bills affect self-determination, land-into-trust and the Indian Health Service.

Filed Under: National | Trust
Vince Logan starts work as leader of Office of Special Trustee (07/11)
Osage Nation citizen brings a background in financial and investment management to the job.

Filed Under: Politics
In the Loop: Finding your dream job at the Interior Department (07/11)
In the Loop will lead you to your dream job at the U.S. Geological Survey.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
DOI told to investigate alleged violations of NAGPRA in California (07/10)
Former employee says Bureau of Reclamation office has failed to keep track of ancestral remains and artifacts.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: DOI seeks tribal help in boosting bison herds (07/10)
The U.S. Interior Department is looking to tribes and tribal organizations to help beef up its efforts to promote bison restoration

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics | Trust
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee's hearing on five bills (07/09)
The bills address land-into-trust, mineral rights and water rights issues for tribes in Arizona, Montana, Nevada and New Mexico.

Filed Under: Cobell
DOI enters Cobell land buy-back agreements with Montana tribes (07/09)
The Crow Tribe, the Fort Belknap Indian Community and the Fort Peck Tribes are the latest to sign agreements.

Filed Under: Cobell | Opinion
Chuck Sams: Umatilla Tribes sign Cobell land-buy back agreement (07/09)
Chuck Sams, the editor of the Confederated Umatilla Journal, reflects on his tribe's participation in the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Filed Under: Environment | Health | Law
State seeks to enter lawsuit over road for Alaska Native village (07/08)
Gov. Sean Parnell (R) says the $21 million project will be funded entirely by the state.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs sets hearing (07/08)
Bills affect self-determination, land-into-trust and the Indian Health Service.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills (07/07)
Five bills affecting land-into-trust, mineral rights and water rights are on the agenda.

Filed Under: Cobell | National | Politics
Rep. Daines introduces bill for tribal control of Cobell buy-back (07/03)
The Indian Tribal Self-Determination in Land Consolidation Act authorizes self-determination contracts and compacts for the Cobell buy-back program.

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