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Cronkite News: Indian Country seeks voice in the next White HouseFiled Under: National | Politics
Cronkite News: Indian Country seeks voice in the next White House (08/01)
Edward Manuel ticks off the issues – water shortages, federal approval of mining projects, allocation of scarce resources – all decisions made with what he thinks is insufficient input from the nation’s tribes.
Indian Country makes presence known at Democratic conventionFiled Under: National | Politics
Indian Country makes presence known at Democratic convention (07/26)
Whether it was a hospitality tent hosted by the Cherokee Nation or meetings among American Indian and Alaska Native delegates, Democrats expressed pride in their prominent roles within the party.
President Obama welcomes Karen Diver as Native advisorFiled Under: National | Politics
President Obama welcomes Karen Diver as Native advisor (11/05)
Karen Diver, the outgoing chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band, is the first elected tribal leader to hold a high-level post in the White House.
Karen Diver resigns at Fond du Lac Band to join White HouseFiled Under: National | Politics
Karen Diver resigns at Fond du Lac Band to join White House (11/03)
Karen Diver will serve as Special Assistant to the President for Native American Affairs for President Barack Obama.
Cherokee Nation hires former White House advisor Kim TeeheeFiled Under: Business | National
Cherokee Nation hires former White House advisor Kim Teehee (09/25)
Tribal member will serve as vice president of special projects for Cherokee Nation Businesses.
Jodi Gillette, Standing Rock Sioux, goes back to White HouseFiled Under: National | Politics
Jodi Gillette, Standing Rock Sioux, goes back to White House (04/30)
Jodi Gillette, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, is heading back to the White House, where she got her start three years ago. Gillette is the Senior Policy...
Kim Teehee: Solid record of achievements for Indian CountryFiled Under: Opinion
Kim Teehee: Solid record of achievements for Indian Country (04/30)
"Some people may be surprised to learn that this blog is my last from the White House. Earlier this year, I decided to move on to new endeavors but I...
More changes in Obama's Indian team as Echo Hawk exits Filed Under: National | Politics
More changes in Obama's Indian team as Echo Hawk exits (04/26)
After three years of relative stability, the Obama administration's Indian team is due for change as the 2012 election approaches. Larry Echo Hawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation of...
Kim Teehee: Closing the jurisdictional gap in Indian CountryFiled Under: Opinion
Kim Teehee: Closing the jurisdictional gap in Indian Country (04/25)
"Native American women suffer from violent crime at some of the highest rates in the United States. One regional survey conducted by University of Oklahoma researchers showed that nearly three...
Kim Teehee: White House report on Tribal Nations ConferenceFiled Under: National | Politics
Kim Teehee: White House report on Tribal Nations Conference (04/23)
"At the White House Tribal Nations Conference on December 2, 2011, President Obama, joined by Cabinet Secretaries and senior Administration officials, met with leaders from all federally recognized tribes for...
Kim Teehee: White House Rural Council  hears tribal issuesFiled Under: Opinion
Kim Teehee: White House Rural Council hears tribal issues (04/09)
"Yesterday, the White House Rural Council hosted a Native American Food and Agriculture Roundtable Discussion, bringing together tribal leaders and experts on Native American agricultural economic development with Administration officials...
Blackfeet Nation weighs $19M trust management settlementFiled Under: Law | Trust
Blackfeet Nation weighs $19M trust management settlement (03/08)
The Blackfeet Nation of Montana is considering a settlement to its trust management lawsuit. The settlement isn't final but the Obama administration has reportedly offered $19 million. The lawsuit was...
White House official also hopeful for  tribal trust settlementsFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Law | Politics | Trust
White House official also hopeful for tribal trust settlements (03/06)
The Obama administration remains optimistic about reaching more Indian trust management settlements, a senior White House official said today. Since President Barack Obama took office, the federal government settled the...
Kim Teehee: Opportunity for   Indian Country economic growthFiled Under: Opinion
Kim Teehee: Opportunity for Indian Country economic growth (02/29)
"Last year, around this time, the President instructed agencies to work closely with State, local, and tribal governments to identify any Federal barriers that prevent efficient use of taxpayer dollars...
Kim Teehee: Budget helps build an    Indian Country economyFiled Under: Opinion
Kim Teehee: Budget helps build an Indian Country economy (02/14)
"In his State of the Union address, President Obama laid out a blueprint for an economy that’s built to last – an economy built on American manufacturing, American energy, skills...
Kim Teehee: Celebrate the  anniversary of Lets Move! effortFiled Under: Health
Kim Teehee: Celebrate the anniversary of Lets Move! effort (02/09)
"Today, First Lady Michelle Obama is hitting the road to kick off a three day, nation-wide tour celebrating the second anniversary of Let’s Move!. Since launching Let’s Move! on February...
Kim Teehee: 'Built to Last' blueprint includes Indian CountryFiled Under: National | Politics
Kim Teehee: 'Built to Last' blueprint includes Indian Country (01/26)
"In yesterday’s State of the Union address, the President laid out a blueprint for an economy that’s built to last – an economy built on American manufacturing, American energy, skills...
Kim Teehee of White House to host 'office hours'  on TwitterFiled Under: National | Politics
Kim Teehee of White House to host 'office hours' on Twitter (01/24)
Kimberly Teehee, the White House Senior Policy Adviser for Native American Affairs, will hold "office hours" on Twitter this Thursday at 3pm EST. Participants can ask questions using the #WHchat...
White House Blog: Obama meets tribal leaders at White HouseFiled Under: Politics
White House Blog: Obama meets tribal leaders at White House (12/06)
"On December 2, 2011, following the 2011 White House Tribal Nations Conference, President Obama met with a small and regionally diverse group of tribal leaders from across Indian Country. Also...
Kim Teehee: Paying honor to our   veterans in Indian CountryFiled Under: Opinion
Kim Teehee: Paying honor to our veterans in Indian Country (11/11)
"During November, National Native American Heritage Month, we commemorate the enduring achievements of American Indians and Alaska Natives and reaffirm the vital role American Indians and Alaska Natives play in...
Kim Teehee: White House to hear  directly from  tribal leadersFiled Under: Opinion
Kim Teehee: White House to hear directly from tribal leaders (11/02)
"Today, I along with several of my colleagues in the Administration are hosting a listening session at the National Congress of American Indians convention to kick off National Native American...
Kim Teehee: American Jobs Act puts Indian Country to workFiled Under: Opinion
Kim Teehee: American Jobs Act puts Indian Country to work (09/12)
"While the current economic crisis has challenged all Americans, we know this to be especially true for Indian Country where some reservations face unemployment rates of up to 80%. Though...
Kim Teehee: Celebrating a year of the    Tribal Law and Order ActFiled Under: Opinion
Kim Teehee: Celebrating a year of the Tribal Law and Order Act (07/28)
"This week marks the one-year anniversary of the enactment of the Tribal Law and Order Act (TLOA), a comprehensive law that is improving the federal government’s ability to work with...
Kim Teehee: White House Rural Council to collaborate  with tribesFiled Under: Opinion
Kim Teehee: White House Rural Council to collaborate with tribes (07/01)
"On June 9th, President Obama signed an Executive Order establishing the first White House Rural Council. While rural communities face challenges, they also present economic potential. The Council will address...
Kim Teehee   at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Filed Under: Politics | World
Kim Teehee at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (05/17)
Kim Teehee, the Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs at the White House, spoke at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues this morning. "Recognizing the important role...
White House aide vows support for fix to land-into-trust decisionFiled Under: Law | Politics
White House aide vows support for fix to land-into-trust decision (03/01)
The Obama administration supports a "clean" fix to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar, a White House aide said on Monday. President Barack Obama asked Congress to...
Kim Teehee: Collaborating with tribes to build a brighter futureFiled Under: National | Politics
Kim Teehee: Collaborating with tribes to build a brighter future (02/28)
"At the second White House Tribal Nations Conference on December 16, 2010, President Obama, numerous Cabinet Secretaries, and many senior Administration officials met with tribal leaders to continue delivering on...

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