Weldon “Bruce” Loudermilk, an enrolled member of the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, is the new director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. (Courtesy U.S. Department of the Interior)
Tanya H. Lee
11/25/16
Weldon “Bruce” Loudermilk was appointed 46th head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, a federal agency under the Interior Department, on November 2...
Bryan Newland
7/28/16
In 1993, Donald Trump appeared before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources to offer testimony on Indian gaming...
Jon Tester
11/18/15

“Native Americans maintain vibrant cultures and traditions and hold a deeply rooted sense of community.”...

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
11/17/14
Interior Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K...
Paul Moorehead
7/30/14

Eighty years ago last month, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed into law the Wheeler-Howard Act aka the Indian Reorganization Act (IRA), devised and championed by then-Commissioner of Indian Affairs John Collier....

Gale Courey Toensing
7/10/14
The United South and Eastern Tribes’ mid-year meeting last month in Bar Harbor, Maine – Wabanaki Confederacy territory – had all the usual components of a big conference – a color ...
ICTMN Staff
4/14/14
The following are the remarks of Associate Attorney General Tony West as delivered at the National Indian Child Welfare Association’s 32nd annual Protecting Our Children Conference...
Rob Capriccioso
3/14/14
UPDATED MARCH 16, 2014: Clarified the final paragraph...
Rob Capriccioso
2/3/14
On January 21, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals launched the latest federal assault on tribal land, ruling 2 -1 in Big Lagoon Rancheria v...

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