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Filed Under: National | Politics
ICT interview with Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn of BIA (10/21)
The Chickasaw Nation citizen has been in charge of the Bureau of Indian Affairs for two years now.

Filed Under: Recognition
Aura Bogado: BIA tries to reform troubled recognition system (10/15)
The Obama administration has proposed Part 83 reforms to the federal recognition process at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Recognition
BIA ends comment period on reform to federal recognition rule (10/01)
Officials from Connecticut are again asking the Obama administration to scrap the changes.

Filed Under: Cobell | Opinion | Trust
Kevin Washburn: Settlements with Indian Country hit $8B mark (09/26)
The head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs tallies up the value of Cobell, tribal and water rights settlements under President Obama.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Navajo Nation to host meetings to discuss $554M settlement (09/25)
The signing ceremony will be webcast by the Navajo Nation Council.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Navajo Nation leaders weigh use of $554M trust fund settlement (09/23)
The payout is the largest tribal settlement reached by the Obama administration.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Navajo Nation to announce trust fund settlement this Friday (09/22)
President Ben Shelly will be joined by Secretary Sally Jewell and Kevin Washburn in Window Rock, the tribe's capital, for the announcement.

Filed Under: Law | National
NMAI hosts symposium on treaties to coincide with new exhibit (09/16)
The agenda includes Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, activist Suzan Shown Harjo and journalist Mark Trahant.

Filed Under: Education
Secretary Jewell to visit Indian schools in Maine and Minnesota (08/15)
Obama administration officials will visit a school in Maine that is due to be replaced and another one in Minnesota that needs federal funds.

Filed Under: Recognition
Connecticut officials want meeting on federal recognition reforms (08/12)
Officials want Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn to come to the state to hear their concerns.

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: 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 | Politics
NCAI President Cladoosby offers cedar hat to BIA's Washburn (07/24)
Gift of woven cedar hat represents tribes from the Pacific Northwest.

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: National | Trust
BIA extends public comments on land-into-trust rule for Alaska (07/01)
Comments are being accepted until July 31.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI sends out $50M in buy-back offers on Rosebud Reservation (06/25)
The deadline to accept is August 16.

Filed Under: National
BIA announces plan to employ more Native American veterans (06/16)
Agency plans to increase Native veteran employment from 9 percent to 12.5 percent.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Sen. Heitkamp hosts Native veterans summit in North Dakota (06/12)
The summit takes place at the United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck.

Filed Under: National
National Congress of American Indians hosts midyear in Alaska (06/09)
The event takes place at the Dena‘ina Center in Anchorage.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Alaska Natives sue Interior Department to build road in refuge (06/05)
Secretary Sally Jewell rejected the road due to environmental concerns.

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