Indian Affairs | 2016

2016 Press Releases



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Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Roberts Announces Updated BIA Guidelines that Strengthens Implementation of the Indian Child Welfare Act with Focus on Family Unification
Interior Department and Army Corps Announce Restoration of Tribal Lands for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation
Indian Health Service Partners with Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education to Increase Access to Behavioral Health Services for Native Youth
Interior Department Seeks Tribal Guidance on Proposal to Update Business Operation Regulations in Indian Country
For Reporting Purposes At-a-Glance Report on the Department of the Interior's Actions to Advance Tribal Nations
Secretary Jewell to Kick Off Nationwide Tour Highlighting Nation's Progress on Conservation, Energy and Tribal Issues
Interior and Ahtna Intertribal Resource Commission Agree to Cooperative Wildlife Management Demonstration Project
Interior Department Officials to Remove Liens on Tribal Lands Returning More Than $14 Million in Proceeds to Tribes
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Roberts Announces Applications Now Being Accepted for Indian Affairs Student Leadership Summer Institute 2017
Interior Department Taps Experienced Leaders for Key Positions in Indian Affairs and Education
Secretary Jewell Issues Secretarial Order to Encourage Tribal Role in Managing Interior Lands with Native American Connections
Roberts Announces Publication of Final, Updated BIA Model Indian Juvenile Code
Roberts Announces Partnership for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on October 22
Interior Department Announces Broader Plan to Review Management of Lands in Northwestern New Mexico
Obama Administration Exceeds Ambitious Goal to Restore 500,000 Acres of Tribal Homelands
Joint Statement from The Department of Justice, The Department of the Army and The Department of the Interior Regarding Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Statement of Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Regarding Law Enforcement Services at Standing Rock Indian Reservation
Roberts Announces Extension of Submission Date for BIE Accountability NRC Nominations
Robert's Announces $8.7 Million in Climate Adaption, Ocean and Coastal Funding Awards
Acting Assistant Secretary Roberts Announces $947,000 in Tribal Economic Development Feasibility Study Grants
Acting Assistant Secretary Roberts Announces Updates to BIA Handbook to Improve Land-into-Trust and Reservation Proclamation Processes
Acting Assistant Secretary Roberts Announces Approval of $23.5 Million Loan Guarantee for Navajo Tribal Utility Authority
Bureau of Indian Affairs Reinstates Osage Leasing Regulation
Acting Assistant Secretary Roberts Announces Launch of BIA's Tribal Leaders Directory as a Searchable Electronic Map
Secretary Jewell Joins Spokane Tribal Leaders to Mark Community's Selection as a Presidential Promise Zone
Acting Assistant Secretary Roberts Issues Final Regulations to Strengthen Implementation of the Indian Child Welfare Act Focusing on Family Unification
New Mexico Attorney General, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Tribal Law Enforcement, Service Providers & Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women Work to Combat Human Trafficking on Native American Lands
BIA Director Michael Black to Keynote 25th Annual Indian Country Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service
Acting Assistant Secretary Lawrence Roberts Announces $9.1 Million Available for Tribal Energy and Economic Development Projects
Acting BIE Director Ann Marie Bledsoe Downes to Speak at SIPI's 2016 Commencement Ceremony on April 15
Interior Department Transfers Nearly $5 Million to Cobell Education Scholarship Fund
Acting Assistant Secretary Roberts Announces Bureau of Indian Education School Replacement Program Selections
Interior Announces Interagency Partnership with Justice and HHS to Strengthen ICWA Implementation and Compliance
Indian Affairs Announces $6.5 Million for Tribal Climate Change Adaptation and Ocean and Coastal Management Planning Projects
First BIA Training of 2016 in Preparing, Preserving and Presenting Evidence of Child Abuse and Neglect to be Held March 8-10 in Tucson
Acting Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Roberts Announces Critical Child Welfare Training for Tribes and Tribal Courts
Interior, Justice and HHS Departments Announce Revised BIA Model Indian Juvenile Code
Acting Assistant Secretary Roberts Announces Launch of the Indian Affairs 2016 Student Leadership Summer Institute for Native Students
President Obama’s FY 2017 Budget Request for Indian Affairs Increases Funding That Supports Strong, Resilient Tribal Nations For Today and Future Generations
President Obama Proposes $13.4 Billion Budget for Interior Department
Secretary Jewell Announces Obama Administration's Largest Land into Trust Acquisition for Tribal Nations
Secretary Jewell Highlights Budget Gains to Finish Previously Identified BIE School Construction Projects
Secretary Jewell to Visit Indian Country to Highlight BIE School Reform Success, Make Major Announcement on Restoration of Tribal Homelands
Acting Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Lawrence Roberts Approves Ohkay Owingeh's HEARTH Act Leasing Regulations