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Jay Daniels: New law takes us backward in serving Indian Country
Opinion | Trust
Jay Daniels: New law takes us backward in serving Indian Country (July 18, 2016)
It is going to be a terrible thing for Indian Country if the Office of Special Trustee is dissolved.

Bureau of Indian Affairs places another hold on rights-of-way rule
Business | National | Trust
Bureau of Indian Affairs places another hold on rights-of-way rule (March 23, 2016)
A rule that hasn't been updated in 30 years is once again being delayed by the Obama administration.

Jay Daniels: Bureau of Indian Affairs hinders tribes with inaction
Opinion
Jay Daniels: Bureau of Indian Affairs hinders tribes with inaction (March 21, 2016)
Indian Country has been waiting about ten years for new rights-of-way regulations to be approved and implemented.

Jay Daniels: Mascot opponents take aim at beloved 'Sooners'
Opinion
Jay Daniels: Mascot opponents take aim at beloved 'Sooners' (November 23, 2015)
I try to avoid the Native American mascot issue as it serves no real purpose in changing personal feelings and minds which have been shaped and embedded by those around them throughout life.

Jay Daniels: Indian lands still face threat from state governments
Law | Opinion
Jay Daniels: Indian lands still face threat from state governments (October 8, 2015)
The General Allotment Act was motivated by those who could never be satisfied with enough, but wanted more.

Jay Daniels: Tribal news requires the negative as well as positive
Opinion
Jay Daniels: Tribal news requires the negative as well as positive (September 30, 2015)
Nothing gets done until we stir the pot. If we don't stir it, it burns and is not fit to eat, but needs to be thrown out.

Jay Daniels: KIDS Act punishes tribes for exercising sovereignty
Opinion | Politics
Jay Daniels: KIDS Act punishes tribes for exercising sovereignty (August 17, 2015)
Estimates are that tribal legalization of marijuana could be a a greater revenue source than gaming.

Jay Daniels: Energy mismanagement at BIA isn't anything new
Opinion
Jay Daniels: Energy mismanagement at BIA isn't anything new (June 23, 2015)
After more than 118 years, we are still experiencing problems and difficulties in oil and gas development on Indian land.

Haskell University announces cuts to troubled athletics program
Education | National | Sports
Haskell University announces cuts to troubled athletics program (May 21, 2015)
The football program will be suspended for the upcoming season and four of 10 sports are due to be eliminated.

Jay Daniels: Indian Country forced to choose among two evils
Opinion | Trust
Jay Daniels: Indian Country forced to choose among two evils (May 20, 2015)
Indian country is faced with a tremendous quandary. Live without realizing economic development in areas where development isn’t always fully viable.

Jay Daniels: Haskell University in danger of losing athletics
Education | Opinion | Sports
Jay Daniels: Haskell University in danger of losing athletics (May 11, 2015)
After more than 130 years of existence, Haskell is experiencing extreme funding shortfalls and reducing the necessary funding to provide educational as well as student extracurricular activities, such as athletics.

Jay Daniels: There's a whole lotta shaking going on in Oklahoma
Environment | Opinion
Jay Daniels: There's a whole lotta shaking going on in Oklahoma (April 30, 2015)
In one recent day, the U.S. Geological Survey recorded seven small earthquakes shaking central Oklahoma in a span of about 14 hours.

Jay Daniels: States still trying to take Indian land and money
Law | Opinion
Jay Daniels: States still trying to take Indian land and money (March 23, 2015)
It would probably be in our best interest to not close our eyes when negotiating with lawyers and politicians.

Jay Daniels: BIA takes it real slow with rights-of-way regulation
Opinion
Jay Daniels: BIA takes it real slow with rights-of-way regulation (March 16, 2015)
Lets see, started in 2007 and now it’s 2015. The proposed revision still has not been finalized.

Jay Daniels: A tribute to Crow basketball legend Elvis D. Old Bull
Opinion | Sports
Jay Daniels: A tribute to Crow basketball legend Elvis D. Old Bull (January 23, 2015)
A few years ago, I happened to be at an open men's basketball tournament in Billings, Montana.

Jay Daniels: Let BIA make changes to rights-of-way regulation
Opinion
Jay Daniels: Let BIA make changes to rights-of-way regulation (October 20, 2014)
Jay Daniels encourages individual landowners to support changes to rights-of-way regulations at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Jay Daniels: BIA's rights-of-way process remains complicated
Opinion
Jay Daniels: BIA's rights-of-way process remains complicated (October 6, 2014)
Discussing proposed changes to rights-of-way regulations at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Jay Daniels: Still waiting on that final Cobell settlement payment
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Opinion
Jay Daniels: Still waiting on that final Cobell settlement payment (September 15, 2014)
Jay Daniels discusses some of the problems affecting the distribution of the final payment from the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.

Jay Daniels: Return per cap if you oppose resource development
Opinion
Jay Daniels: Return per cap if you oppose resource development (September 10, 2014)
Jay Daniels says tribal members who oppose resource development shouldn't accept per capita payments from those activities.

Jay Daniels: The rights and wrongs of rights-of-way rules at BIA
Opinion
Jay Daniels: The rights and wrongs of rights-of-way rules at BIA (August 14, 2014)
Jay Daniels discusses proposed changes to rights-of-way regulations at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Jay Daniels: Land consolidation program isn't really working
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Opinion
Jay Daniels: Land consolidation program isn't really working (July 22, 2014)
Jay Daniels takes issue with the handling of the $1.4 billion Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Jay Daniels: Concerns about fracking lie with disposal of waste
Opinion
Jay Daniels: Concerns about fracking lie with disposal of waste (June 26, 2014)
Jay Daniels discusses the concerns surrounding hydraulic fracturing, a controversial energy-processing technique that's commonly known as fracking.

Jay Daniels: Cobell settlement was flawed from beginning
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Opinion
Jay Daniels: Cobell settlement was flawed from beginning (April 18, 2014)
Jay Daniels discusses problems with the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.

Jay Daniels: BIA's Cobell land buy-back program still a mess
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Opinion
Jay Daniels: BIA's Cobell land buy-back program still a mess (February 3, 2014)
Jay Daniels discusses the flaws in the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Jay Daniels: BIA gets an 'F' for handling of Cobell settlement
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Opinion
Jay Daniels: BIA gets an 'F' for handling of Cobell settlement (December 13, 2013)
Jay Daniels says the Bureau of Indian Affairs has done a bad job with the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.

Jay Daniels: Sen. Feinstein holds land-into-trust fix hostage
Opinion
Jay Daniels: Sen. Feinstein holds land-into-trust fix hostage (October 7, 2013)
Jay Daniels blames Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California for holding up a fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.

Jay Daniels: A red line against assaults on tribal sovereignty
Opinion
Jay Daniels: A red line against assaults on tribal sovereignty (September 10, 2013)
Jay Daniels reflects on two controversies that affect tribal rights and tribal sovereignty.

Jay Daniels: Concerns about Cobell land consolidation plans
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Opinion
Jay Daniels: Concerns about Cobell land consolidation plans (August 29, 2013)
Jay Daniels continues to express concerns about the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Jay Daniels: Land buy-back  program won't help Indian Country
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Opinion
Jay Daniels: Land buy-back program won't help Indian Country (August 14, 2013)
Jay Daniels says Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations won't meet needs in Indian Country.

Jay Daniels:  Indian Country faces  many threats to sovereignty
Opinion
Jay Daniels: Indian Country faces many threats to sovereignty (August 12, 2013)
Jay Daniels wonders whether Indian Country is really making any progress in light of threats to tribal sovereignty.

Jay Daniels: BIA rule addresses land-into-trust appeal process
Opinion
Jay Daniels: BIA rule addresses land-into-trust appeal process (July 12, 2013)
Jay Daniels discusses proposed Bureau of Indian Affairs regulation affecting land-into-trust appeals.

Jay Daniels: Only at   BIA -  special assistant for the assistant
Opinion
Jay Daniels: Only at BIA - special assistant for the assistant (May 28, 2013)
Jay Daniels on mismanagement at the Bureau of Indian Affairs: One of the BIA director's buddies has been on a three-year detail as a special assistant to the director. Usually,...

Jay Daniels: BIA furloughs another bad step in mismanagement
Opinion
Jay Daniels: BIA furloughs another bad step in mismanagement (April 23, 2013)
Jay Daniels says furloughs aren't the way to go at the Bureau of Indian Affairs: BIA is proposing to furlough employees for one day each pay period through the remainder...

Jay Daniels: Going down the right way on your Indian allotment
Opinion
Jay Daniels: Going down the right way on your Indian allotment (March 7, 2013)
Jay Daniels continues his series on rights-of-way in Indian Country: After pondering these articles and seeing this issue is larger than most folks realize, I believe it is important to...

Jay Daniels: Indian land consolidation marks a  new beginning
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Opinion
Jay Daniels: Indian land consolidation marks a new beginning (February 25, 2013)
"The Department of Interior recently completed the final tribal consultations for the implementation of the Cobell Settlement's Land Buy Back Program for Tribal Nations. Tribal Consultations were previously conducted in...

Jay Daniels: BIA moves fast on Cobell  land consolidation plan
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Opinion
Jay Daniels: BIA moves fast on Cobell land consolidation plan (February 6, 2013)
"The first of the second round of tribal consultations between the Department of the Interior (DOI), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Office of the Special Trustee (OST) and various tribes...

Jay Daniels: Negotiating oil and gas leases in Indian Country
Opinion
Jay Daniels: Negotiating oil and gas leases in Indian Country (January 30, 2013)
"The current oil & gas (O&G) boom has created sweet and sour ripples throughout Indian Country. O&G has been a blessing in this cycle of uncertainty with the United States...

Jay Daniels: Cherokee Nation should determine its citizenship
Opinion
Jay Daniels: Cherokee Nation should determine its citizenship (January 25, 2013)
"I have always been proud to be a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. I wasn’t looking for benefits, or because it was trendy, I’ve received no other tribal...

Jay Daniels:  Final  BIA regulations a big improvement for leasing
Opinion
Jay Daniels: Final BIA regulations a big improvement for leasing (January 7, 2013)
"Well, it’s finally official as the new regulations for 25 C.F.R. § 162 (“new regulations”), including residential, business agricultural, religious, recreational and other purposes have become final as of January...

Jay Daniels: BIA still failing to provide contract support costs
Opinion
Jay Daniels: BIA still failing to provide contract support costs (January 2, 2013)
"Sitting here at 1:00 AM just wondering what this year, 2013, will bring to Indian Country. Currently watching the Senate vote on the budget deal and it’s apparent that Indian...

Jay Daniels: From paternalism to maternalism in HEARTH Act
Opinion
Jay Daniels: From paternalism to maternalism in HEARTH Act (December 24, 2012)
"Recently I wrote about the new Code of Federal Regulations and the change to leasing of Indian trust land. Now I want to go a little further into recent changes...

Jay Daniels: Everyone  wants to talk but no one wants to listen
Opinion
Jay Daniels: Everyone wants to talk but no one wants to listen (December 20, 2012)
"On December 1, 2011, Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior (DOI), issued Secretarial Order No. 3317 for the purpose of updating, expanding and clarifying the Department’s policy on consultation with...

Jay Daniels: HEARTH Act is   another step to self-determination
Opinion
Jay Daniels: HEARTH Act is another step to self-determination (December 7, 2012)
"On July 30, 2012, President Barack Obama signed into law the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Home Ownership Act of 2012, also known as the HEARTH Act of 2012,...

Jay Daniels: Christmas and Cobell -- what about the day after?
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Opinion
Jay Daniels: Christmas and Cobell -- what about the day after? (November 29, 2012)
"On November 26, 2012, the Secretary of the Interior announced in a press release that the Cobell litigation is final and the department will implement the final steps for the...

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