Tag Archives: Bureau of Indian Affairs

Tenth Circuit Affirms Conviction and Sentence for Marijuana Possession on Indian Casino Property

Here is the unpublished opinion in United States v. Bullcoming.

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The Hill: BIA Director Resigns

Here.

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Federal Court Dismisses as Moot Lumbee Member Challenge to BIA Indian Preference Interpretation

Here are the materials in Nakai v. Zinke (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 8 Answer 13 Motion to Dismiss as Moot 13-2 M-37040 Opinion 14 Response 19 Reply 24 DCT Order

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Trump Administration Returns Indian Affairs Offices to Defense Department

News coverage here. Related news: “Area Cherokee in Violation of Indian Removal of 1830.”

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Northern Arapaho Tribe v. LaCounte

Here: BIA Opening Brief Northern Arapaho Tribe Answer Brief Other briefs TK. Lower court materials here.

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News Release: Statement of Acting Assistant Secretary Michael S. Black on the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and BIA Law Enforcement Assistance

Here: Press Release

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Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible to Receive Services from United States Bureau of Indian Affairs (1/17/2017)

Here. PDF.

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Indian Health Service Partners with Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education to Increase Access to Behavioral Health Services for Native Youth

Download(PDF): IHS-Indian Affairs joint news release Excerpt: “In keeping with President Obama’s Generation Indigenous initiative to improve opportunities for Native youth and the BIA’s Tiwahe initiative to strengthen Native families, this interagency agreement will enable the BIA and BIE to work … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Reverses Indian Country Criminal Conviction

Here is the opinion in United States v. Wolfname.

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Tribal Consultation Session Call In for Probate Regulation Revisions

Tomorrow is the second of two Tribal consultation sessions to provide a forum to share insights and make recommendations related to the probate of Indian estates.  Specifically, three areas have been identified for modification which would have an immediate impact … Continue reading

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