Tag Archives: Department of the Interior

The Nation Profile on Jim Cason: “The Plot to Loot America’s Wilderness”

Here.

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Prosecutor. Presents criminal cases in trials, renders legal advice and … Continue reading

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Interior Dept. Official who Spoke Out in Favor of Alaska Natives Resigns

Here from WaPo. HuffPo. Here is his resignation letter: Letter Here is his whistleblower complaint: Form 11 Prior WaPo coverage when Clement spoke out last summer. High Country News profile here.

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Is Zinke Going to Start a Ideological Purge at Interior?

Here is “Interior secretary: One-third of employees ‘not loyal to the flag’.”

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What Did Zinke Just Do on National Monuments? Besides Passive Aggressively Demean Bears Ears Supporters, I Mean. (Now with “Rock Licker” Update)

Here is the press release that omits any actual recommendations. Here is the report summary that also says nothing. But this excerpt asks us readers to assume that comments by supporters of national monuments should be ignored because they are merely … Continue reading

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Lawrence Roberts: “DOI Actions Underscore Need For Tribal Consultation”

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High Country News: “Under Trump, tribal land ownership is not a priority”

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The Onion: “Department Of Interior Asks For Resignation Of Obama-Era Elk”

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WaPo: “Zinke moving dozens of senior Interior Department officials in shake-up”

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DOI Consultation Notice on DOI Reorganization

Download(PDF): Tribal Listening Sessions on E.O. 13871: Reorganization of the Executive Branch Acting Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Michael S. Black, invites Tribal leaders to attend one of the listed listening sessions to provide input on improving “efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability” … Continue reading

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