Tag Archives: Department of the Interior

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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Interior Secretary Meets With Ute Indian Tribe Leaders

Had a positive and open dialogue with the Ute Indian Tribe of Uintah and Ouray today on sovereignty, monuments, energy and public lands pic.twitter.com/pVAWE9SsxW — Secretary Ryan Zinke (@SecretaryZinke) May 3, 2017   Statement from the Department: Today Secretary of … Continue reading

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

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Nooksack Tribe Sues Interior for Refusing to Recognize Tribal Council, Fund Contracts

Download(PDF): Complaint for Injunction, Writ of Mandamus, Declaratory Judgment, and Other Relief

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Incoming Administration Memo to Dept. of Interior (Gag Order)

Here is “Leaked Memo Silences Department of Interior.” There is a link to the memo in the article, but here it is as well: doi-memo-1-20-2017 And the text: Memorandum To: Chiefs of Staff, Bureaus and Offices From: Julie Lillie, Director, … Continue reading

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Larry Roberts’ Final Letter to Tribal Leaders as Assistant Secretary

Download(PDF): Signed Dear Tribal Leader Letter – January 18 2017

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News Release: Roberts Announces Inclusion of Updated CSC Policy into DOI Indian Affairs Manual

Download(PDF): Press Release Excerpt: Lawrence S. Roberts today issued an updated Contract Support Costs (CSC) Policy for the Indian Affairs Manual (IAM). The updated Policy reflects extensive tribal consultation and the work of the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ (BIA) CSC … Continue reading

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Report: Improving Tribal Consultation and Tribal Involvement in Federal Infrastructure Decisions – January 2017

Here. [PDF for when the Trump Administration deletes this report.] An excerpt: This Report serves several functions. First, it provides information about the existing Federal statutory, regulatory, and policy framework governing both Tribal consultation and Federal decision-making on infrastructure and … Continue reading

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Nooksack Update: Interior Threatens Reassumption; State Court Asserts PL 280 Jurisdiction

Downloads(PDF): 12-9-16 Letter from HUD Director to Robert Kelly, Jr. 12-13-16 Letter from Director Mary Smith to Robert Kelly, Jr 12-21-16 State Superior Court Order Granting Motion for Temporary Restraining Order 12-22-16 Tribal Court Order Following Show Cause Hearing 12-23-16 … Continue reading

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