President Obama Announces 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference

WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, December 3, President Obama will host the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. The conference will provide leaders from the 566 federally recognized tribes the opportunity to interact

Posted in Indian Country News, Tribal Federal Relations

Children’s Bureau Express Spotlight on Tribal Child Welfare

Native American children are disproportionally represented in child welfare. Efforts to effect change must be culturally competent and protect the best interests of Indian children and strengthen Native families. This month, we look at cultural adaptations of trauma treatments, research

Posted in Indian Country News

U.S. Department of Education Launches First-Ever School Environment Listening Tour for Native American Students

Tour stops set for Wisconsin, Michigan, Oklahoma, New York, California, Alaska and Washington state The White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education (WHIAIANE) and the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights are launching their first-ever school environment listening tour

Posted in Indian Country News, Tribal Federal Relations

Alaska Supreme Court’s latest ICWA Decision is a Blow to Alaska Native Family Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29th, 2014 Contact: Nick Gasca, Associate Counsel (907) 452-8251 On September 12, 2014, the Alaska Supreme Court issued a decision that will effectively bar most Alaska Native families from asserting their rights under the Indian Child

Posted in Indian Child Welfare Act, Indian Country News

FY 2015 NAGPRA Grant Program

FY 2015 NAGPRA Grant Program – The National NAGPRA Program assists the Secretary of the Interior with some responsibilities under NAGPRA. Section 10 of NAGPRA authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to make grants to museums, Indian tribes, and Native

Posted in Funding Opportunities

FY 2015 Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations

FY 2015 Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations – The Secretary of the Interior established the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (Buy-Back Program, Program) to implement the land consolidation provisions of the Cobell Settlement Agreement, which provided $1.9 billion

Posted in Funding Opportunities, Tribal Federal Relations

Anishinabe Legal Services is seeking a full-time staff attorney

Anishinabe Legal Services is seeking a full-time staff attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forums. BACKGROUND: Anishinabe Legal Services (ALS) is a Legal Services Corporation (LSC)

Posted in Job Announcements, Uncategorized

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