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Douglas Indian Association election in question that could cause current tribal leadership to lose recognition from the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, said Niles Cesar, BIA regional director for Alaska. "If they in fact elected four of a nine-member board, in violation of their...
Douglas tribe calls off election

...strife, which it has been for the last five to six years, said U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Regional Director Niles Cesar, the tribe has lobbied for subsistence fishing rights, ownership of Mayflower Island near Savikko Park, and reconstruction...
Thousands may be stripped of federal subsistence rights

...accepts the proposals, residents would still have subsistence rights under state law, as Alaskans do, said board member Niles Cesar. But they'd lose their priority and would compete for fish and wildlife with all the state's residents. "I don't...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...village's tribal council to become more active in seeking federal grants to help make up for disappearing state funds. But Niles Cesar, who heads the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Alaska, said any federal funds are limited and are usually intended for...
State Briefs

...S. Bureau of Indian Affairs is in the process of reviewing the election and will recognize or reject it this week. Niles Cesar, BIA regional director, was unavailable to comment on the election results today. Immediately following the election...
Niles Cesar

Niles passed away peacefully at home in Anchorage, surrounded by his family and friends after a long illness. Born at St. Ann's Hospital in Juneau to Santiago and Mary Cesar, he attended St Ann's parochial school and Juneau Douglas High School.
Cesar and Kendrick to wed

...Kendrick of Seattle will be married on May 22, 2004, in West Palm Beach, Fla. The bride-elect is the daughter of Niles Cesar and Florence Carroll of Juneau and Jim and Bev Roeser of Amarillo, Texas. She is a 2000 graduate of the University...
BIA may move regional office out of Juneau

...regional office and as many as two dozen employees will likely leave the capital and move to Anchorage, Regional Director Niles Cesar said. Sound off on the important issues at "I don't think there is any doubt about the regional office being moved...
BIA move from Juneau in limbo

...No decisions have been made. This is going to be incredibly important input into the process." Regional Director Niles Cesar said last month the move appeared imminent and expected to begin the process by Sept. 30, the end of the current fiscal...
Douglas tribe elects council

...2001, which then-Tribal President Dorothy Owen declared "null and void because of irregularities," she said. Niles Cesar, Alaska regional director for the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, recognized the tribal government in place before...


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