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Navajo Nation Prevails in D.C. Circuit over 2014 Annual Funding Agreement Dispute

Here is the opinion in Navajo Nation v. Dept. of Interior: Opinion An excerpt: The Navajo Nation delivered a proposed funding agreement to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, an agency within the United States Department of the Interior, during a partial government shutdown. … Continue reading

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NY Times on Shutdown and Tribes

Here. Aaron Payment, the chairman of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Michigan, said his tribe had already shut down its H.I.V. prevention program and furloughed employees for its Head Start program for a month because of sequestration. Now, … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan on the Impacts of a Federal Government Shutdown on Indian Affairs

Here: How would a potential shutdown affect Indian Affairs? How would affect services on Reservations? According to staff at the House Committee on Natural Resources, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) manages or supervises many of the day-to-day affairs of … Continue reading

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