FROM THE ARCHIVE

Interior might hold more consultations

Facebook Twitter Email
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2001

The Department of Interior is considering holding additional consultation sessions on a proposal to strip the Bureau of Indian Affairs of its trust duties and hand them to a new agency, a spokesperson said.

Tribal leaders have asked for additional meetings, saying the seven that have been scheduled are not enough. The first was held last week, the second is being held today in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Tribal leaders have said the Interior needs to hold one in all 12 BIA regions.

Get the Story:
BIA reorganization meeting today in Minneapolis (The Lincoln Journal Star 12/20)

Today on Indianz.Com:
TAAMS: The Titanic Failure (12/20)
Judge questions role in trust fund 'circus' (12/20)
Failure of TAAMS traced to promoted manager (12/20)

Relevant Links:
Indian Trust, Department of Interior - http://www.doi.gov/indiantrust
Indian Trust: Cobell v. Norton - http://www.indiantrust.com

Related Stories:
Taking lead on trust reform proves tough (12/19)
DOI promises web site update (12/18)
BITAM consultation on Dec. 20 (12/17)
Tribes continue assault on Norton plan (12/14)
In The Hoop: The War on Tribalism (12/14)
Norton must end the Indian Trust sham (12/13)
Tribal consultation begins on BITAM (12/13)
Norton set for first consultation (12/13)
Attorneys barred from BITAM consultation (12/12)
NPR covers BIA overhaul, trust fund (12/11)
Indian panel urging BITAM slow down (12/10)
Norton 'offers' to meet with tribes (12/7)
Norton cleared for tribal consultation (12/6)
House to hold hearings on BIA overhaul (12/5)
McCaleb doubts tribal opposition (12/4)
Interior extends comment period (12/4)
Trust fund report still can't be found (12/4)
Tribal leaders worried about consultation (12/4)
GOP push may be tied to Indian preference (12/4)
McCaleb to discuss trust fund on radio (12/3)
Okla. leaders question Norton's plan (12/3)
Tribal leaders clamor for trust report (12/3)
Judicial role in Norton's fate recognized (11/30)
New NCAI president vows BIA fight (11/30)
Interior says tribal leaders can have report (11/30)
Tribal leaders reject BIA overhaul (11/29)
Indian Country deserves answers (11/29)
Norton to attend consultation session (11/29)
Big showing expected at Norton meeting (11/29)
Griles: Receiver ends sovereign relationship (11/29)

News Archive
2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

About This Page

You are enjoying stories from the Indianz.Com Archive, a collection dating back to 2000. Some outgoing links may no longer work due to age.

All stories are available for publishing via Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)