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Filed Under: Education | National
Isleta Pueblo welcomes Secretary Sally Jewell for school event (07/31)
The tribe plans to emphasize culture and language by taking control of the elementary school on the reservation.

Filed Under: Politics | Sports
Virginia governor seems less interested in hosting NFL team (07/22)
Officials in Virginia and Washington, D.C., are trying to lure the team with the racist mascot away from its current home in Maryland.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
DOI includes Indian Country in stream protection regulation (07/17)
The Stream Protection Rule hasn't been updated in more than 30 years but the coal industry and Republicans oppose the new proposal.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native youth hear from top officials at historic White House event (07/10)
First Lady Michelle Obama brings message of hope and inspiration to large gathering of Native youth.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Native youth arrive in nation's capital for historic White House gathering (07/08)
First Lady Michelle Obama and nearly a dozen Cabinet members are welcoming the youth to historic event.

Filed Under: Politics | Sports
Secretary Sally Jewell reaffirms opposition to racist mascot (07/01)
The mayor of D.C. is trying to lure the Washington NFL team back to the nation's capital.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
BIA issues long-awaited update to federal recognition process (06/29)
The final rule does not include a controversial provision that would have allowed groups to submit new petitions.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribes seek removal of federal grizzly bear czar (06/16)
Twelve Tribal Nations have called on Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to remove the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Grizzly Bear Recovery Coordinator, Dr. Chris Servheen, after questioning his 'fitness to participate in this process.'

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Appropriations report sounds alarm about land-into-trust agenda (06/15)
The top Democrat on the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee is refusing to support the funding package.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Tribes benefit from wildland fire protection at Interior Department (06/15)
The Obama administration announced $10 million in projects across the nation, including three that will include tribes.

Filed Under: Education | National
Miccosukee Tribe secures first NCLB waiver in Indian Country (06/01)
The Miccosukee Indian School in Florida integrates tribal culture and language into the curriculum.

Filed Under: Education | National
Miccosukee Tribe joins Native youth announcement at DOI in DC (05/29)
Chairman Colley Billie will be joined by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Education Secretary Arne Duncan at the announcement.

Filed Under: Education | National
Secretary Jewell leads delegation to Indian school in Oklahoma (05/26)
Federal officials will be visiting Riverside Indian School to talk about issues facing Native youth.

Filed Under: Education | National
Secretary Jewell to deliver Haskell University commencement (05/06)
Over 200 students are graduating this year, as Haskell celebrates its 130th anniversary.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Blackfeet Nation opposes energy development on sacred lands (03/30)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) is backing the tribe's efforts to cancel oil and gas leases in the sacred Badger-Two Medicine Area.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Trust
Interior Department includes tribal land in fracking regulation (03/20)
The controversial rule treats Indian land and public lands as the same.

Filed Under: Business | Environment
Southern Ute Tribe among biggest bidders in DOI lease auction (03/19)
The tribe's energy development arm won $59 million in leases in the Gulf of Mexico.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Interview: Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Native youth focus (03/11)
We have been working within the Department of the Interior on doing a better job for Native American youth than we ever have before.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Alaska Native community still waiting on funding for relocation (02/26)
Government reports from 2003 and 2009 have not resulted in concrete action to save Kivalina.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Interior Secretary Jewell meets with Alaska Native leadership (02/18)
The leader of the Interior Department visited to Native villages and met with the Alaska Federation of Natives on her two-day trip.

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