Bureau of Indian Affairs

In this June 9, 2014 photo from left, Storm Plentychief, 14; Kenyon Uses Arrow, 14; Brent Carry Moccasin, 14; Shelby Standing Bear, 15, and Quintan Standing Bear, 17 stand with their supervisor Lyle Uses Arrow, front, on the first day of a summer work program at Standing Rock Indian Reservation in Cannon Ball, N.D. The small prairie district of approximately 850 will host President Barack Obama Friday at at tribal pow wow ceremony where they hope to show him their traditions, but they also hope he sees their issues: the lack of adequate housing, health care and education, among others, that plague this reservation and other parts of Indian Country. (AP Photo/Kevin Cederstrom)

Obama’s 1st visit to Indian Country as president

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making his first presidential visit to Indian Country Friday for a look at two sides of Native American life — a celebration of colorful cultural traditions on the […]


Indian Affairs nomination hearing held for NM dean

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – University of New Mexico Law School Dean Kevin Washburn says he would work to ensure the federal government meets its obligations to American Indians if confirmed as the Interior Department’s assistant […]



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