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Lawmakers urge more study of changes tribal recognition

...spokeswoman for the Interior Department said the agency is reviewing the letter.The Interior Department's Bureau of Indian Affairs proposed the new rules in 2013 to make tribal acknowledgment more transparent and the process more efficient...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/lawmakers-urge-more-study-changes-triba
State
Same-sex marriage mixes with tribal sovereignty

...America, in trust, for the benefit of the eligible Indian Tribe or eligible Indian individual(s)," the Bureau of Indian Affairs states.Peterson said CCTHITA is also focusing energy on community development and education, anything that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-23/same-sex-marriage-mixes-tribal-sovereig
Local
Pioneering woman in politics reflects

...none like the one before it. In her role with Community and Regional Affairs in Fairbanks she partnered with the Bureau of Indian Affairs to bring electricity to rural Alaskan villages and saw the first lights turned on in Ruby and Allakaket that weren't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-06/pioneering-woman-politics-reflects
State | Local
Helen Dapcevich

...became engaged and married on June 4, 1949 in Juneau. Helen went to work as an accounting technician for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and enjoyed working there for twenty-six years. She and William made many good friends while working for the...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173669633
Franklin P. Johnson

...Juneau where he graduated from JDHS and then Haskell Indian Nations University. He was an Accountant for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Franklin leaves behind his wife, Anita; two grown children and their spouses, Stephen and Jennifer Carroll...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-10-15/franklin-p-johnson
Death Notices
Tribes tread carefully into pot discussions

...message that tribes have preached for decades that drugs and alcohol ruin lives, said Carl Artman, former U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs assistant secretary and member of the Oneida Tribe in Wisconsin."When you look at what tribes have to offer...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-23/tribes-tread-carefully-pot-discussions
State
Native American Heritage Month events scheduled for November

...online. For more information, visit www.sealaskaheritage.org.According to information provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the first American Indian Day was proclaimed in May 1916 by the governor of New York. Nationwide celebration...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-05/native-american-heritage-month-events-sch
Art
Native American Heritage Month lectures begin Wednesday at SHI

...Tuesday, Nov. 25.The talks also will be videotaped and posted online.According to information provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the first American Indian Day was proclaimed in May 1916 by the governor of New York. Nationwide celebration...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-04/native-american-heritage-month-lectures
Local
American Indian, Alaska Native organizations back transboundary protections

...transboundary working group, said the resolutions passed unanimously at both organizations, and that at a recent Bureau of Indian Affairs conference she attended, many tribes were interested in supporting the working group's efforts with resolutions...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/american-indian-alaska-native-organi
Outdoors
Yakutat superintendant defends canceling season

...Yakutat tribal staff are in Washington D.C for the Whitehouse Tribal Nations Summit or in Anchorage for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Providers Conference.A source said the tribe employs a lot of people with kids in the district and would want...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-03/yakutat-superintendant-defends-canceli
Sports

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