DOI SGAC Announcements

Non-BIA Federal Register Virtual Consultation Session – January 27, 2022

Department of the Interior’s Office of Self Governance will provide an Overview of a Proposed Federal Register Notice of the List of Programs Eligible for Inclusion in the Fiscal Year 2022 Funding Agreements to be Negotiated with the Self-Governance Tribes by Interior Bureaus Other than the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Tribal and other representatives have …

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TRIBAL CONSULTATIONS SESSIONS: Implementation of the Indian Boarding School Initiative

The U.S. Department of the Interior seeks Tribal and stakeholder input regarding the implementation of the Indian Boarding School Initiative (Initiative) that Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced in June 2021.1 The Initiative’s purpose is an initial collection and review of Department documents and records, and compilation of its existing data. These are first …

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TRIBAL CONSULTATION SESSIONS: Bureau of Trust Funds Administration

The Department of the Interior continually strives to excel in its accounting and investing of Indian financial trust assets. For over a year now, the Bureau of Trust Funds Administration (BTFA) has been performing all the operational duties related to this function. The issuance of Secretary’s Order 3384 on September 1, 2020, formally moved the …

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TRIBAL LISTENING SESSIONS: Land and Water Conservation Fund

The passage of the Great American Outdoors Act. P.L. 116-152 (GAOA), which authorized $900 million annually in permanent funding of Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), presents a number of exciting opportunities for conservation efforts and partnerships through the Department of the Interior (DOI). The LWCF was established by Congress in 1964 to fulfill a …

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