Department of Interior Release
2/12/15
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In keeping with President Obama’s commitment to empower tribal nations and strengthen their economies, Kevin K...
Kristin Eaton
1/19/15
A little more than a year after U.S...
ICTMN Staff
1/9/15
Since 2012, the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act ( HEARTH Act ) has been helping tribes improve and develop their own laws governing leasing of fed...
ICTMN Staff
1/8/15
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell is scheduled to be in South Florida this week for a series of announcements on restoring the health of the Everglades...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/1/15
A federal government official, the president of a large tribal organization, the chairman of a landless federally recognized tribe that’s waiting for approval of its land-into-trus...
Gale Courey Toensing
11/14/14
A funding system that routes money through a bureaucratic maze with more than a dozen checkpoints before it arrives at its destination – tribal governments – is one of the obstacle...
Gale Courey Toensing
10/21/14
When Kevin Washburn was a student at Yale Law School where he earned a Juris Doctor (JD) in 1993, he was editor-in-chief of the Yale Journal on Regulation , a student-edited law re...
ICTMN Staff
11/25/13
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, along with Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn will be participating in a signing ceremony in Shawnee, Oklahoma today that s...
Gale Courey Toensing
10/18/13
The National Congress of American Indians is holding a hotly contested race for president with four candidates vying for the organization’s top spot during its 70 th annual meeting...
John T. Plata
10/18/13

In 2012 Congress enacted the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership (HEARTH) Act amendments to the Indian Long-Term Leasing Act. This Act provides authority for Indian tribes to lease tribal trust lands directly pursuant to tribal law, without further Secretarial approval....

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