DOI SGAC Announcements

TRIBAL CONSULTATION ANNOUNCEMENT: Updates to NAGPRA Regulations

The Department of the Interior (Department) is planning to propose updates to its Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) regulations at 43 C.F.R. part 10 and invites you to consult on its draft proposal prior to publication. Dates for Consultation Monday, August 9, 20213 p.m. to 6 p.m. ETPlease register in advance for …

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2021 List of Interior’s Non-BIA Programs Eligible for Inclusion in SG Funding Agreements

Under section 405(c) of the ISDEAA, the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) is required to publish annually: (1) A list of non-BIA programs, services, functions, and activities, or portions thereof, that are eligible for inclusion in agreements negotiated under the self-governance program and (2) programmatic targets for non-BIA bureaus. See the Federal Register Notice.

OSG Request for Information on 2020 Tribal Self-Governance Activity

The DOI Office of Self-Governance (OSG) requests that Self-Governance Tribes provide OSG with information on their 2020 Tribal Self Governance activities by Friday, August 13, 2021. This information is needed for the Secretary to meet the statutory requirements of Pub. L. 93-638, as amended, (25 U.S.C § 5372) as they relate to the submission of …

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Frequently Asked Questions for Indian Affairs American Rescue Plan Act Funding Appropriated Directly to Indian Affairs

The Department of the Interior posted FAQs related to American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding provided through Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, under Section 11002 of the American Rescue Plan Act. These do not apply to ARP funding provided to Tribes through the U.S. Treasury. https://www.bia.gov/service/american-rescue-plan-act/frequently-asked-questions-indian-affairs-american-rescue-plan-act-funding-appropriated

Newland Names Bartholomew “Bart” Stevens BIA’s Deputy Bureau Director for Field Operations, Kimberly Bouchard as Eastern Regional Director

WASHINGTON – Today, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Bryan Newland announced appointments to two key leadership posts within the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA): Bartholomew “Bart” Stevens, an enrolled member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe in Arizona with ancestry from the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona, the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes in Idaho and the Ute Tribe in Utah, as Deputy Bureau Director …

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Welcome to our new site!

We are still uploading information and refining/adding pages, but you are welcome to start exploring the Phase I release of the new tribalselfgov.org site. A number of  new features are available, including: a Self-Governance document library, new advisory committee pages, a Self-Governance map project, a timeline of key milestones in the history of Self-Governance and more.

Thank you!

– SGCETC