Indian Affairs News Feed Indian Affairs (IA) is the oldest bureau of the United States Department of the Interior. Established in 1824, IA currently provides services (directly or through contracts, grants, or compacts) to approximately 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives. http://www.indianaffairs.gov/ Government, Indian, Interior, Native American, Alaska Native, Culture, History http://a2.twimg.com/profile_images/1295037854/BIA_sm.jpg Indian Affairs Website http://www.indianaffairs.gov/ Indian Affairs Logo 48 48 http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/public/documents/text/idc1-032840.pdf Assistant Secretary Washburn Issues Reservation Proclamation for Trust Land Belonging to the Tonto Apache Tribe of Arizona Tue, 22 Dec 2015 00:00:00 EST http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/public/documents/text/idc1-032840.pdf Title: Assistant Secretary Washburn Issues Reservation Proclamation for Trust Land Belonging to the Tonto Apache Tribe of Arizona
Date: 12/22/15 12:00 AM
Description: Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn announced today that he has signed a reservation proclamation for approximately 292 acres of trust land located in the city of Payson, Gila County, Ariz., belonging to the Tonto Apache Tribe of Arizona.]]>
http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/public/documents/text/idc1-032817.pdf Bureau of Indian Affairs Extends Rights-of-Way Final Rule by 90 Days Mon, 21 Dec 2015 00:00:00 EST http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/public/documents/text/idc1-032817.pdf Title: Bureau of Indian Affairs Extends Rights-of-Way Final Rule by 90 Days
Date: 12/21/15 12:00 AM
Description: Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn today announced that the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs has extended the effective date of its rights-of-way final rule by 90 days.]]>
http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/public/documents/text/idc1-032787.pdf Press Conference: New Effort to Curb Drug Overdoses in Indian Country Mon, 14 Dec 2015 00:00:00 EST http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/public/documents/text/idc1-032787.pdf Title: Press Conference: New Effort to Curb Drug Overdoses in Indian Country
Date: 12/14/15 12:00 AM
Description: In October of this year, President Obama announced a series of public and private sector efforts to address the prescription drug abuse and heroin epidemic. As part of those commitments, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy; the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service; and the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs will host a press conference to announce an agreement to equip BIA officers with naloxone for responding to incidents of opioid overdose. Following the press conference, there will be a community forum on preventing and treating prescription drug abuse and heroin use.]]>
http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/public/documents/text/idc1-032765.pdf Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn to Conclude Successful Tenure at Interior, Return to Teaching Thu, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 EST http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/public/documents/text/idc1-032765.pdf Title: Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn to Conclude Successful Tenure at Interior, Return to Teaching
Date: 12/10/15 12:00 AM
Description: Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn, after more than three years of leadership, will conclude his service to the Department and will return to the faculty of the University of New Mexico School of Law in January. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Lawrence “Larry” Roberts will lead Indian Affairs for the remainder of the Obama Administration.]]>
http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/public/documents/text/idc1-032728.pdf Assistant Secretary Washburn Announces $1 Million in Grants to Promote Tribal Control of Bureau of Indian Education-funded Schools Thu, 03 Dec 2015 00:00:00 EST http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/public/documents/text/idc1-032728.pdf Title: Assistant Secretary Washburn Announces $1 Million in Grants to Promote Tribal Control of Bureau of Indian Education-funded Schools
Date: 12/3/15 12:00 AM
Description: Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn today announced that $1 million in funding is being made available to federally recognized tribes through the Bureau of Indian Education’s Sovereignty in Indian Education (SIE) Enhancement Program. The SIE Enhancement Program supports tribes in their efforts to assume control of the BIE-funded schools serving their communities.]]>
http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/public/documents/text/idc1-032722.pdf Secretary Jewell Advances Discussion on Repatriation of Tribal Sacred Objects with French Authorities Wed, 02 Dec 2015 00:00:00 EST http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/public/documents/text/idc1-032722.pdf Title: Secretary Jewell Advances Discussion on Repatriation of Tribal Sacred Objects with French Authorities
Date: 12/2/15 12:00 AM
Description: U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell met today with French Minister of Justice Christiane Taubira to express the United States' concern about tribal sacred objects and objects of cultural patrimony that are sold at French auction houses, and to seek cooperation in working to repatriate objects to Indian tribes in the United States.]]>