Artman sworn in as head of BIA in Washington

Carl Artman, a member of the Oneida Nation, was sworn in as the 10th assistant secretary for Indian Affairs at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne administered the oath of office to Artman, 42. Leaders and members of the Oneida Nation participated in the ceremony, offering blessings for the new leader of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Artman was confirmed by the Senate on March 5 by an 87-1 vote.

Get the Story:
Oneidas' Artman takes reins at BIA (The Green Bay Press-Gazette 4/19)

DOI Press Releases:
Interior Secretary Kempthorne Formally Welcomes Carl Artman as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs (April 18, 2007) | Secretary Kempthorne to Ceremonially Swear in Carl Artman as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs (April 16, 2007) | Michael Olsen to Leave Indian Affairs for ASLM; George Skibine to Serve as Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (March 30, 2007)

Senate Roll Call:
On the Nomination (Confirmation Carl J. Artman, of Colorado, to be Assistant Secretary of the Interior) (March 5, 2007)

Hearing Webcast/Testimony:
CONFIRMATION HEARING on the President's nomination of Mr. Carl Joseph Artman, to be Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior (February 1, 2007)

September 2006 Senate Confirmation Hearing:
Webcast | Carl Artman Testimony

White House News:
Personnel Announcement (August 1, 2006)

Relevant Links:
Interior Department - http://www.doig.gov
Oneida Nation - http://www.oneidanation.org

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