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Filed Under: Cobell | National | Politics
Cobell buy-back agreements come with little money for tribes (07/17)
The starting figure for discussions is about $500,000, a top Interior Department official said.

Filed Under: Cobell | National | Politics
Garden City Group executive ties Cobell payment delay to DOI (07/16)
Indian beneficiaries are still waiting on the final payment from the $3.4 million settlement.

Filed Under: Cobell | National | Politics
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe signs agreement for Cobell buy-back (07/16)
The reservation is the second-most fractionated in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics
Garden City Group executive to testify at SCIA's Cobell hearing (07/15)
The firm has faced criticism for delays in the final payment from the $3.4 million trust fund settlement.

Filed Under: National | Trust
Vince Logan starts work as leader of Office of Special Trustee (07/11)
Osage Nation citizen brings a background in financial and investment management to the job.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Arizona delegation supports Hualapai Tribe settlement measure (07/10)
The Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act ensures the tribe and allottees have sufficient access to water.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
Moapa Band asks Congress to pass bill to add land to reservation (07/10)
Chairwoman Aletha Tom says land will be used for housing, recreation, cultural purposes and renewable energy development.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics | Trust
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee's hearing on five bills (07/09)
The bills address land-into-trust, mineral rights and water rights issues for tribes in Arizona, Montana, Nevada and New Mexico.

Filed Under: Cobell
DOI enters Cobell land buy-back agreements with Montana tribes (07/09)
The Crow Tribe, the Fort Belknap Indian Community and the Fort Peck Tribes are the latest to sign agreements.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Reform plan urges billions for Bureau of Indian Education schools (07/09)
School construction list hasn't been updated since 2004.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills (07/07)
Five bills affecting land-into-trust, mineral rights and water rights are on the agenda.

Filed Under: National | Politics
ICT Interview: Sen. Tester on leading Indian Affairs Committee (07/03)
Sen. Tester discusses priorities for Indian Country in his new leadership role.

Filed Under: Cobell | Environment | National | Politics | Trust
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs plans four hearings in July (06/30)
Hearings scheduled on five bills, Cobell land buy-back program, Indian gaming and natural disasters.

Filed Under: Business | National | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee tackles economic development (06/26)
Leaders of Indian organizations outline ways to help businesses succeed.

Filed Under: Business | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on tribal economies (06/23)
The hearing will focus on the lack of access to capital and how federal programs can improve access.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on two bills (06/18)
Bills would create and extend grant programs for Native languages.

Filed Under: Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs observes 30th anniversary (06/18)
Committee's record since 1984 includes landmark pieces of legislation that have changed lives in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Sen. Reid sponsors bills to place land in trust for Nevada tribes (06/18)
Eight tribes would receive about 120,000 acres in trust.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills (06/17)
Two Native language bills are on the agenda.

Filed Under: Opinion
Heidi Heitkamp/Lisa Murkowski: Standing up for Indian children (06/17)
Lawmakers call for passage of S.1622, the the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act.

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