Larry Roberts

In mid-March the Department of the Interior’s Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (Buy-Back Program) sent purchase offers to approximately 16,000 landowners with fractionated interests at the Pine Ridge Reservation....

4/2/14
Rob Capriccioso
3/26/14
Senior D.C. District Court Judge Thomas Hogan has denied $8.2 million in fees for class representatives involved in the Cobell class-action trust lawsuit...
ICTMN Staff
3/20/14
Offers Aim to Consolidate Fractionated Lands for Tribal Development; Will Be Valid for 45 Days as Part of $1.9 Billion Land Buy-Back Program In another step to fulfill President Ob...
Jodi Gillette, White House Blog
3/7/14
Today, we are releasing the synopsis from the 2013 Tribal Nations Conference and the 2013 White House Tribal Nations Conference Progress Report ...
Ray Austin

It is time for federal agencies to increase efforts to hire and recruit Native Americans. Even if 5 percent of the 90,000 jobs were designated for hiring Native Americans (NA), that would mean 4,470 jobs....

2/4/14
Gale Courey Toensing
1/28/14
Owners of fractioned land interests at the Pine Ridge and Makah reservations have until January 29, 2014 – tomorrow – to participate in the first round of purchase offers in the De...
Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs
12/21/13
The following is a blog posted to the White House website, and cross-posted from the U.S. Department of the Interior...
Jay Daniels

This is report card on the manner in which the Bureau of Indian Affairs have managed the Cobell settlement since it was approved in November 2011. Case in point, the second round of the Cobell payments were scheduled for August or September 2013....

12/12/13
Kevin K. Washburn

Late last year, the Department of the Interior was given the green light to work with Indian country to purchase fractionated trust lands or restricted interests from willing sellers at fair market value....

8/19/13
Jay Daniels

Indian country has suffered for the past three years because the "Montana Mafia" has controlled the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). They have controlled the course of the BIA without regard for the entirety of Indian country....

5/28/13