CNAY Release
7/12/14
This week 26 key decision-makers from the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe, federal and state governments, as well as local and national private organizations met to kick off a comprehensiv...
ICTMN Staff
7/10/14
Towards the end of June the Department of the Interior made it known that they were interested in entering talks about a government-to-government relationship with Native Hawaiians...
Department of the Interior Release
7/8/14
In another step to fulfill President Barack Obama’s commitment to help strengthen Indian communities, the Department of the Interior announced June 25 that offers have been sent to...
Dennis Zotigh
7/4/14
The following was originally posted on July 3, 2013 by the National Museum of American Indian and has been updated with more readers’ comments and descriptions...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/28/14
In 1993, President Bill Clinton signed Public Law 103-150 – an apology to the Hawaiian people for overthrowing their government and stealing their land 100 years earlier...
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...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/21/14
The National Indian Gaming Association has promised to fight a proposed bill that would terminate 170,000 acres of the Wind River Reservation and set a dangerous precedent for stat...
Geoff Strommer
5/20/14

The Department of the Interior recently proposed to amend the Department’s land-into-trust regulations, found at 25 C.F.R. Part 151, that currently exclude from the scope of the regulations, with one exception (Metlakatla), land acquisitions in trust in the State of Alaska....

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