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Filed Under: Health | National | Opinion | Trust
House panel holds first hearing with Indian and Insular Affairs (03/18)
Obama administration officials presented the fiscal year 2016 budget requests for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Indian Health Service and the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians.

Filed Under: Health | Politics
New House subcommittee on Indian issues to hold first hearing (03/09)
Insular Affairs have been added to the panel's jurisdiction despite significant legal and policy differences with Indian Country.

Filed Under: National | Trust
Budget seeks small boost in funding for Office of Special Trustee (02/02)
The agency would see $143 million in fiscal year 2016, a $3.9 million increase from 2015.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics | Trust
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe hails land measure (12/31)
One hundred and fourteen years ago when the Northern Cheyenne Reservation was expanded. the federal government bought out non-Indian land owners, but overlooked 5,000 acres of railroad mineral rights.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National | Politics | Trust
Senate joins House in approving $1.1T appropriations measure (12/15)
The bill provides $2.6 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service and $139 million for the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians.

Filed Under: Trust
Special Trustee Vince Logan seeks nominees for advisor board (12/01)
Nine members will be chosen to advise the Special Trustee on management and reform issues.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI issues status report on Cobell land consolidation program (11/20)
After a year, the program is seeing an improvement in acceptance rates and will be expanding to more reservations.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Thousands missing out on share of Cobell settlement payments (09/29)
In Minnesota, over 7,300 members of the Red Lake, Leech Lake and White Earth tribes haven't seen their money.

Filed Under: Cobell | Opinion
Jay Daniels: Still waiting on that final Cobell settlement payment (09/15)
Jay Daniels discusses some of the problems affecting the distribution of the final payment from the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Secretary Jewell issues order and guidance on trust relationship (08/21)
Order will help Interior Department bureaus and offices carry out their responsibilities to tribes and individual Indians.

Filed Under: Cobell | Opinion
Jay Daniels: Land consolidation program isn't really working (07/22)
Jay Daniels takes issue with the handling of the $1.4 billion Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

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 | Trust
Senate confirms Vince Logan to run Office of the Special Trustee (06/26)
Position has been vacant since the start of the Obama administration in January 2009.

Filed Under: National
Indian Times: Weekly recap of news affecting Oklahoma tribes (05/19)
Tobacco compact, Indian education, federal nominees and the minimum wage were in the news.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust | World
Sen. Tester presses for confirmation of three Indian nominees (05/12)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) is calling on the Senate to confirm three tribal members to important posts.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Trust
Interior Department opposes bill to end Office of Special Trustee (05/08)
The Obama administration opposes a bill to eliminate the Office of Special Trustee for American Indians

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on two Indian bills (05/07)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs holds a legislative hearing this afternoon.

Filed Under: Politics
House Interior Appropriations panel to hear from Indian Country (04/07)
Dozens of tribal leaders and representatives of Indian organizations are on Capitol Hill this week to share their views on the federal government's budget.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
OST helps members of two Colorado tribes develop their wills (03/18)
The Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians is helping members of Colorado tribes develop wills.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
New Obama budget includes $139M for Office of Special Trustee (03/04)
The Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians will see $139 million under the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal that President Barack Obama released.

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