AS-IA Release
7/5/14
Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K...
AS-IA Release
7/2/14
On the heels of President Obama’s historic visit recently to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North and South Dakota, Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/27/14
The Interior Department asked in a recent press release if the United States and the Native Hawaiian community should enter into a government-to-government relationship...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/25/14
On June 18, the Interior Department issued a press release announcing it is taking “a first step to consider reestablishing a government-to-government relationship between the Unit...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/13/14
A nine-week leadership and disenrollment fight in the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians of California that threatened to spiral out of control into violence abated for a brief momen...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/9/14
A proposal granting a third party veto power over a tribe’s effort to re-petition for federal recognition is unconstitutional, according to the chief of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nat...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/5/14
The Department of the Interior will take into trust 13,004 acres of the Oneida Indian Nation’s vast historical territory...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/25/14
On Thursday, Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn announced the publication in the Federal Register of proposed new regulations that will reform the 35-year-old proces...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/25/14
Indian country has welcomed a set of proposed regulations to reform the federal recognition process, but a provision that would hand third parties veto power to quash a tribe’s req...
Donna Ennis

Like many Native people I began my career working for my Tribe soon after graduating with my undergraduate social work degree....

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