Indian Affairs | Home
Country

News Rss

Interior Deputy Secretary Mike Connor to Discuss Accomplishments, Additional Steps in Implementation of Tribal Land Buy-Back Program

On Thursday, November 20, U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior Mike Connor will host a news media teleconference to discuss the year-to-date accomplishments and next schedule for the continued implementation of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (Buy-Back Program).

Read More

Washburn Approves Northern Cheyenne Probate Code; Tribe Set to Unlock Fractionated Land

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn today announced that he has approved the Northern Cheyenne Tribe’s probate code and that the Department of the Interior’s Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) will now apply the code when probating trust or restricted lands within the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana. Codes such as the Northern Cheyenne’s allow tribes to determine how trust or restricted land within the reservation passes to heirs upon an individual’s death.

Read More

Assistant Secretary Washburn Announces Third Extension of Rights-of-Way Proposed Rule

WASHINGTON, DC – Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn today announced that the Department of the Interior has extended the public comment period to Nov. 28, 2014, on proposed regulations to reform the process by which rights-of-way on Indian land are approved and managed. This third extension is in response to a request by Senators John Barrasso and John Hoeven to allow further comments following the most recent tribal consultation held during this week’s National Congress of American Indians Annual Convention. Tribal comments received during the consultation were largely supportive of BIA’s efforts to update right-of-way regulations that have not been revised in more than 30 years.

Read More

Secretary Jewell to Deliver Keynote Remarks at National Congress of American Indians Annual Convention in Atlanta

On Tuesday, October 28, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will deliver keynote remarks at the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia.

Read More

Deputy Secretary Connor Underscores President’s Commitment to Alaska Natives During Anchorage Visit

As part of President Obama’s commitment to help Alaska Native leaders build strong, prosperous and resilient communities, Deputy Secretary of the Interior Mike Connor today announced that Interior is launching initiatives to streamline Native land conveyances, improve rural energy development and provide greater local participation in the management of subsistence fish and wildlife resources on federal lands.

Read More
More News
twitter logo   facebook logo   youtube_logo  flickr logo


Video: Hand Drum SIPI Accreditation Honor Song

 


Region Selector

Click the map below to view an interactive map. You may also select a region from the list below to view more information about that region.

Map


  • Heritage Month
  • Part 83 Graphic
  • Hearth Act 2012 Graphic
  • Indian Child Welfare Act Listening Session
  • Moapa Solar Project
  • Front Page Graphic - IA Career Development
  • Front Page Graphic - Self-Determination Training

  • Tribal/Interior Budget Council (TIBC)
    The Tribal/Interior Budget Council provides a forum and process for tribes and Federal officials to work together in developing annual budget requests for Indian programs in the Department of the Interior.




  • Tribal Leaders Directory

  • Youth Go