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Icy Strait Point dock project gets multimillion-dollar loan from state

...million loan, and provide for improvements at the site.Ninety percent of the new loan is guaranteed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.According to a feasibility study by McDowell Group, the new project at Icy Strait Point will pay off if one...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-03/icy-strait-point-dock-project-gets-mult
Local
Rie Munoz' Alaska: More true than real

...those people that was so pervasive in the community you couldn't miss her."In 1967, Rie was hired by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to illustrate a booklet about the annual reindeer roundup on Nunivak Island in the Bering Sea ? an experience...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-22/rie-munoz-alaska-more-true-real
Art
Remembering Rie

...instantly recognizable. So it was a surprise to find a body of her work while working with the art holdings of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, in 1995, offering a completely different approach to the more familiar illustrative watercolors. None of us...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-22/remembering-rie
Art
A day in the life of Rosa Miller

...school early, married at 16 - she had 16 children, eight of whom survive - she later got her GED and a job at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, then went to work for the state, in public safety and housing.Requirements for school meant that even kids...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/day-life-rosa-miller
Art
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
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
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
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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