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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...
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...
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...
A day in the life of Rosa Miller 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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
Native American Heritage Month events scheduled for November For more information, visit 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...


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