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It is going to be a terrible thing for Indian Country if the Office of Special Trustee is dissolved.
A rule that hasn't been updated in 30 years is once again being delayed by the Obama administration.
Indian Country has been waiting about ten years for new rights-of-way regulations to be approved and implemented.
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.
The General Allotment Act was motivated by those who could never be satisfied with enough, but wanted more.
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.
Estimates are that tribal legalization of marijuana could be a a greater revenue source than gaming.
After more than 118 years, we are still experiencing problems and difficulties in oil and gas development on Indian land.
The football program will be suspended for the upcoming season and four of 10 sports are due to be eliminated.
Indian country is faced with a tremendous quandary. Live without realizing economic development in areas where development isn’t always fully viable.
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.
In one recent day, the U.S. Geological Survey recorded seven small earthquakes shaking central Oklahoma in a span of about 14 hours.
It would probably be in our best interest to not close our eyes when negotiating with lawyers and politicians.
Lets see, started in 2007 and now it’s 2015. The proposed revision still has not been finalized.
A few years ago, I happened to be at an open men's basketball tournament in Billings, Montana.
Jay Daniels encourages individual landowners to support changes to rights-of-way regulations at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Discussing proposed changes to rights-of-way regulations at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
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 says tribal members who oppose resource development shouldn't accept per capita payments from those activities.
Jay Daniels discusses proposed changes to rights-of-way regulations at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Jay Daniels takes issue with the handling of the $1.4 billion Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
Jay Daniels discusses the concerns surrounding hydraulic fracturing, a controversial energy-processing technique that's commonly known as fracking.
Jay Daniels discusses problems with the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.
Jay Daniels discusses the flaws in the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
Jay Daniels says the Bureau of Indian Affairs has done a bad job with the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.
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 reflects on two controversies that affect tribal rights and tribal sovereignty.
Jay Daniels continues to express concerns about the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
Jay Daniels says Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations won't meet needs in Indian Country.
Jay Daniels wonders whether Indian Country is really making any progress in light of threats to tribal sovereignty.
Jay Daniels discusses proposed Bureau of Indian Affairs regulation affecting land-into-trust appeals.
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 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 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...
"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...
"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...
"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...
"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...
"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...
"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...
"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...
"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...
"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,...
"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...