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1. SGAC Agenda – July 2021

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1. TSGAC Agenda – November 9, 2021

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1. TSGAC Agenda- July 2021

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1973: Senate Hearing – Self-Determination

Hearings before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs on the following legislation relating to Indian participation …

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1975- Public Law 93-638 – Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act

“An Act to provide maximum Indian participation in the Government and education of the Indian …

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1976- Handbook for Decision Makers on Title I of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act

“Published November 4, 1975 in the Federal Register, these Regulations have been developed by the …

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1977- American Indian Policy Review Commission Vol. 1

“Tho report is responsive to the provisions of P. L. 93-580 which established this Commission …

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1978- Senate Hearing: Amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act

“S. 2460, to amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act. I consider this measure …

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1984- PL98-250- To make technical amendments to the ISDEAA.

“The provisions of this Act shall not be subject to the requirements of the Federal …

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1987 – Lummi Nation – Internal Planning Document

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1987- AAIL – Proposal to the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee – PDF

Proposal submitted to the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee by the Alliance of American Indian Leaders …

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1987- S. Report 100-508

“The purpose of S. 129, the Indian Health Care Amendments of 1987, is to reauthorize …

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1988- Goals, Institutions and the BIA: Problems with Federal Indian Policy

“This paper examines the nature of the Federal-Indian relationship and contends that most problems in …

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1988- PL100-472- Indian Self-Determination Amendments of 1987

Moving beyond specific contracts between the tribes and the Secretary of the Interior, Congress authorized …

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1988- President Reagan’s Statement on Signing the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act Amendments of 1988

“Today I have approved H.R. 1223, the “Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act Amendments of …

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1988- Self-Governance Demonstration Project – Obstacles Report

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1988- The Native Nevadan: Hoopa Valley Tribe a Model for Self-Governance

“The self-governance project will be a natural transition for the Hoopa Reservation, according to Wilfred …

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1989- “Indian Self-Determination the Ideal and Indian Self-Governance the Reality” – Joe DeLaCruz Speech

No right is more sacred to a nation, to a people, than the right to …

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1989- Cherokee Advocate

Includes articles on plans for the Cherokee Nation to enter into a self-governance …

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1989- Lummi Indian Nation Report to Congress on “Progress in the Self-Governance Planning Process”

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1989- Senate Hearing: OVERSIGHT HEARING ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AMENDMENTS TO THE INDIAN SELF-DETERMINATION ACT

“The committee meets today to examine the process of implementation of the amendments that were …

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1989- Smart v. State Farm Insurance Co.

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1990- DOI Solicitors Opinion: Request for Opinion on Certain Aspects of Self Governance Contracts under Pub. L. 100-472

“What is necessary to determine that a tribe has successfully completed a Self-Governance Planning Grant …

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1991- Char-Koosta News Article: More Tribes Join Self-Governance Project

WASHINGTON (Indian News) — As seven more Indian tribes gear up to take over the …

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1991- PL 102-184: Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project Act

Extends the Demonstration Project within DOI for 3 years Increases number of tribes that can …

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1991- President Bush Statement on Signing the Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project Act

“Today I am signing into law H.R. 3394, the “Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project Act.” This …

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1991- Senate Hearing: Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project Act

“The Self-Governance Demonstration Project, I believe, is one of the brightest spots on the horizon …

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1992 – Issue 1 – Sovereign Nations Newsletters

Inside: Self-Governance Extended and Expanded by Bipartisan Congress; Messages from the President and Interior Secretary; …

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1992 – Issue 2 – Sovereign Nations Newsletters

Inside: Self-Governance Tribes Begin Planning and Budget Research with the Indian Health Service; Tribes Can …

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1992 – Issue 6 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

December 1992 edition of the Sovereign Nations newsletter featuring Clinton Commentary, A Look at the …

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1992- ASIA Eddie Brown’s Speech at SG Conference

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1992- COUNTY OF YAKIMA v. CONFEDERATED TRIBES AND BANDS OF THE YAKIMA INDIAN NATION

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1992- Issue 3- Sovereign Nations Newsletter

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1992- Issue 4 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

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1992- News from Indian Country: Tribal self-governance or Tribal self-determine: Is there a difference?

“At least 6 more tribes will contract with the federal government before the end of …

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1992- Overview of Costs and Benefits of the Demonstration Project

Overview of Costs and Benefits of the Self-Governance Demonstration Project (From a Tribal and BIA …

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1992- PL 102-573- Indian Health Amendments of 1992

Established the IHS Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project. The first IHS Demonstration Project agreements were signed …

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1992- Summaries of Tribal Experiences with SG Demonstration Project

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1992-Overview of costs and Benefits Self – Governance Demonstration Project From a Tribal and BIA Perspective After the First Year of Operation

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1992-Process of Distributing Funds to Self-Governance Tribes

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1993 – Issue 3 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: Self-Governance Access; Sam Cagey Memoriam; Embarking on New Frontiers, Spring Conference Agenda; Salish Kootenai …

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1993 – Issue 4 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: Rocky Boy Reservation; Senator John McCain; Dr. Brown’s Speech; Spring Conference; Felix Cohen …

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1993 – Issue 5 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: Video Production; OSG Director Bill Lavelle; President Clinton & Tribes; Grand Traverse Tribe; Policy …

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1993 – Issue 6 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: History of Self-Governance; Congressman Yates; Absentee Shawnee; Focus on Indian Health Care; Kawerak and …

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1993 – Issue 7 – Sovereign Nations Newsletters

Inside: Obstruction Techniques; Lummi Indian Nation; House Appropriations; Inspector General; Q&A Forum; History, Part 2; …

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1993 – Issue 8 – Sovereign Nations Newsletters

Inside: History Part 3; Where Eagles Fly; Q & A Forum; Squaxin Island; Chickasaw Nation; …

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1993 – Issue 9 – Sovereign Nations Newsletters

Inside: Self-Governance Conference; Bill Lavell to Retire; Oneida Nation; SG Policy Council; Meeting with IHS; …

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1993 – Issue1 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: The Indian and the Constitution IHS Inclusion Lower Elwha and Self-Governance Swinomish Tribe The …

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1993- April – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

In this issue: Rocky Boy Reservation Senator John McCain Dr. Brown’s Speech Felix Cohen …

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1993- Issue 2 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

In this issue: Bill Lavell to Retire Oneida Nation SG Policy Council Meeting with IHS …

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1993- Senate Hearing: OVERSIGHT HEARING ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SELF-GOVERNANCE DEMONSTRATION PROJECT ACT BY THE BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS AND THE INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE

“Today’s hearing will focus on the implementation of the Self-governance Demonstration Project Act by the …

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1994 – Issue 1 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: Enhancing the Intergovernmental Partnership, Senator John McCain, Representative Bill Richardson, Tribe/HHS Meet in Las …

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1994 – Issue 2 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: House Marks Up H.R. 3508;President Clinton Express Support for Tribal Self-Governance; Ron Brown, Acting …

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1994 – Issue 3 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: The recent Social Services conference in Seattle produced results and direction for the future; …

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1994 – Issue 4 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: Permanent Status legislation has been passed by the Senate; The House-Senate Conferees have completed …

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1994- Cherokee Advocate

Includes articles reflecting on Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller’s administration, including …

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1994- House Hearing: THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INDIAN SELF-DETERIINATION ACT, AND DEVELOPMENT OF REGUIATIONS FOLLOWING PASSAGE OF THE 1988 AMENDMENTS TO THE ACT

“This morning we will be taking testimony on the implementation of the Indian Self-Determination Act, …

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1994- Indian Health Service Self-Governance Review Through 1994 Negotiations

“The Indian Health Service Office of Tribal Self-Governance contracted with Kauffinan and Associates, Inc. under …

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1994- PL 103-413- Indian Self-Determination Act Amendments of 1994

Establishes Title IV, making Self-Governance a permanent tribal option within DOI. Makes amendments to Title …

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1994- PL 103-435

Extends the IHS Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project to 18 years and authorizes the establishment of …

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1994: House Hearing on H.R.3508/ S.1618 – Tribal Self-Governance Act of 1993

Statement of Ada Deer, Assistant Secretary- Indian Affairs: “As former chairperson of the Menominee Nation, …

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1995 – Compact of Self-Governance between Skokomish Indian Tribe and the Department of the Interior

1995 – Compact of Self-Governance between Skokomish Indian Tribe and the Department of the …

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1995 – Issue 1 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: Senator John McCain addresses concerns with the passage of H.R. 4842, The people of …

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1995 – Issue 2 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: Self-Governance Bureau of Indian Affairs & Indian Health Service Workshops and Tribal Caucus; Department …

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1995 – Issue 3 – Sovereign Nations Newsletters

Inside: White House Meeting with Tribal Leaders; Cherokee Rural Health Network; Self-Governance Audit Report 95-I-699; …

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1995 – Issue 4 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: Slade vs. The Tribes; Bill Sinclair Named as Director of the DOI Office of …

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1995 – Issue 5 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: Assumption of Federal Programs; Update from Tribal Self-Governance and IHS Fall Conference; Interview with …

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1995- Cherokee Advocate Articles

Includes numerous articles about the Cherokee Nation’s experience since 1990 with …

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1995- Self-Governance Compact – Duckwater Shoshone Tribe

COMPACT OF SELF-GOVERNANCE BETWEEN THE DUCKWATER SHOSHONE TRIBE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF THE …

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1995- White Earth Nation Newspaper Article

Includes an article focused on the White Earth Nation delving into …

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1996 – Issue 1 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: BIA Northwest Field Office Spearheads Negotiations, Tribal Leaders Descend Upon Seattle for BIA Spring …

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1996 – Issue 2 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: BIA Proposes to Transfer Key Funds to TPA; Questions Continue To Be Raised Over …

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1996 – Issue 3 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: DOI Fall Self-Governance conference: Focus on Negotiated Rulemaking; Preserving Tribal Sovereignty and Treaty Rights …

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1996- Cherokee Advocate: Cherokee Nation to Take Over Contract Health Services at W.W. Hastings

Article in the Cherokee Advocate about the Cherokee Nation’s plans to assume administrative responsibility for …

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1996- DOI Solicitor Opinion on Inherently Federal Functions

General guidance on the definition for inherently federal …

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1997 – Issue 1 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: Year-ahead perspectives from IHS Director Dr. Trujilo and BIA OSG Director Bill Sinclair, NCAI …

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1997 – Issue 2 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: New Focus At IHS Spring Conference; DOI Spring Conference Focuses on New Partnership Between …

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1997 – Issue 3 – Sovereign Nation Newsletter

Inside: Self-Governance Funding Leads to Increase in College Graduates at Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe; HUD …

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1997 – Issue 4 – Sovereign Nations Newsletters

Inside: IHS Self-Governance Conference Heads to Alaska; Tribal Profile: Ketchikan Indian Corporation; Self-Governance – An …

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1997- A RESOLUTION OF THE QAGAN TAYAGUNGIN TRIBAL COUNCIL AUTHORIZING THE ALEUTIAN/PRIBILOF ISLANDS ASSOCIATION, INC. (A/PIA), TO NEGOTIATE A SELFGOVERNANCE COMPACT AND ANNUAL FUNDING AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE QAGAN TAYAGUNGIN TRIBE OF SAND POINT

A RESOLUTION OF THE QAGAN TAYAGUNGIN TRIBAL COUNCIL AUTHORIZING THE ALEUTIAN/PRIBILOF ISLANDS ASSOCIATION, INC. (A/PIA), …

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1997- MANAGEMENT OF AGRICULTURAL LEASES BY THE COLORADO RIVER INDIAN TRIBES UNDER SELF-DETERMINATION CONTRACT

“We concluded that the Tribes effectively managed agricultural leasing on the reservation. Specifically, they: (1) …

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1997- Strate v. A-1 Contractors – Supreme Court

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1997- Tribal Self-Governance Amendments of 1997 – Congressional Record

“The Tribal SelfdGoverance Amendments of 1997 establish a permanent self-governance program within the Department of …

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1998 – Issue 1 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: Tribal Profile: Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Interview with Dr. Trujilo, NIHB Self-Governance …

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1998 – Issue 2 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: Self-Governance Provides Hope for Shoalwater Tribe; National Group to Address Contract Support …

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1998 – Issue 3 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

Inside: Poarch Creek Tribe Enter Self-Governance Before Moratorium; Tribes Bid Farewell to Congressman Yates; 105th …

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1998 – Issue 4 – Sovereign Nations Newsletters

Inside: Self-Governance at the Crossroads; BIA Issues Tackled at Conference; Dr. Trujillo Addresses IHS Issues …

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1998- Senate Hearing: S. 2097 TO ENCOURAGE AND FACILITATE THE RESOLUTION OF CONFLICTS INVOLVING INDIAN TRIBES

“Good morning and welcome to today’s hearing on S. 2097, the Indian Tribal Conflict Resolution, …

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1999- BIA Report on Tribal Priority Allocations

“As part of Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) funding, Tribal Priority Allocations (TPA) are the …

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1999- Chehalis Tribe et al. v. Portland Area Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs

“appeal is dismissed for lack of …

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1999- DOI and HHS INTERNAL AGENCY PROCEDURES HANDBOOK FOR NON-CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTING UNDER TITLE I OF THE ISDEAA

“This Handbook sets out the procedures to guide the actions of all agencies of the …

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1999- House Hearing: THE CONTRACT SUPPORT COSTS WITHIN THE INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE ANNUAL BUDGET

“In 1975 we passed the Indian Self-Determination Education Assistance Act. We have not always done …

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1999- Senate Hearing: S. 979 TO AMEND THE INDIAN SELF-DETERMINATION AND EDUCATION ASSISTANCE ACT TO PROVIDE FOR FURTHER SELF-GOVERNANCE BY INDIAN TRIBES

“Based on the government-to-government relationship, self-governance allows tribes to step into the shoes of the …

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2. SGAC Meeting Summary from Feb. 2021

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2. TSGAC Meeting Summary – February 2021

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2. TSGAC Meeting Summary – July 2021

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2000- 42 CFR Part 36 – Final Rule to Implement the Tribal Self-Governance Amendments of 2000

The Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) hereby issues this final …

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2000- Final DOI Regulations for Title IV

“This is a rule to implement Tribal Self-Governance, as authorized by Title IV of the …

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2000- GAO Report- FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT: Claims History and Issues Affecting Coverage for Tribal Self-Determination Contracts

“Under the first 15 years of the Self-Determination Act, tribal contractors generally assumed liability for …

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2000- GAO Report: FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT- Issues Affecting Coverage for Tribal Self-Determination Contracts

“Federal regulations implementing FTCA prescribe the process that federal agencies must follow in resolving claims …

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2001- EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION v. KARUK TRIBE HOUSING AUTHORITY

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2001- Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Business Council v. Bureau of Indian Affairs

The BIA was justified in effecting an emergency reassumption, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. §450m, of …

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2002- Delaware Tribe of Indians v. Bureau of Indian Affairs

This case involves Appellant Delaware Tribe of Indian’s (Appellant, Delaware Tribe or Tribe) appeal of …

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2002- Mariano Lake Community School Board v. Director, Office of Indian Education Programs, Bureau of Indian Affairs

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2002- Seminole Nation of Oklahoma v. Acting Eastern Oklahoma Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs

The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, through its Principal Chief, Jerry Haney, seeks an extension of …

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2003- Chambers, Ken v. Acting Eastern Oklahoma Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Appellant Ken Chambers sought review of two decisions issued by the Acting Eastern Oklahoma Regional …

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2003- House Oversight Hearing on “Tribal Self-Governance”

“While a good start, a number of tribes observed problems in implementing the Act, such …

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2003- Kaw Nation of Oklahoma v. Acting Southern Plains Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs

On May 21, 2003, the Board of Indian Appeals (Board) received a notice of appeal …

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2003- McKenzie, Clifford v. Senior Awarding Official, Southern Plains Regional Office, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Appellant Clifford McKenzie, Chairman, Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma (Tribe) appealed a March 18, 2003, Notice …

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2003- Myths and Realities of Tribal Sovereignty: The Law and Economics of Indian Self-Rule

“The last three decades have witnessed a remarkable resurgence of the American Indian nations in …

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2003-HHS Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Feasibility Study

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2004- Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, 33rd Business Committee of v. Superintendent and Awarding Official, Concho Agency, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Appellant 33rd Business Committee of the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma (Tribes) seeks review …

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2004- House Hearing: ON S. 2172 TO MAKE TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE INDIAN SELF-DETERMINATION AND EDUCATION ASSISTANCE ACT RELATING TO CONTRACT SUPPORT COSTS

“Since President Nixon’s time Indian tribes have shown that they are much better prepared than …

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2004- Labor Relations and Tribal Self-Governance

This article argues that the San Manuel decision and the Tuscarora- Coeur d’Alene line of …

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2004- Navajo Nation and Board of Directors of Shiprock Alternative Schools, Inc. v. Office of Indian Education Programs and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs

The Navajo Nation (Nation) and the Board of Directors of Shiprock Alternative Schools, Inc. (SASI) …

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2004- Thlopthlocco Tribal Town v. Eastern Oklahoma Regional Awarding Official, Bureau of Indian Affairs

On November 1, 2004, the Board of Indian Appeals (Board) received a notice of appeal …

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2004: This Is My Reservation; I Belong Here: Salish and Kootenai Battle Termination with Self-Determination, 1953-1999

“This article discusses the tribal reactions to and struggle over the issues of Indian-white conflict, …

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2005- Buffalo Tiger, Bobo Dean, and the “Young Turks”: A Miccosukee Prelude to the 1975 Indian Self-Determination Act

“On 12 June 1971 United States Commissioner of Indian Affairs Louis R. Bruce journeyed to …

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2005- The Political Process of Factionalism and Self-Governance at Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico

“This paper offers a partial political history of Santa Clara Pueblo by studying the process …

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2005- Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation v. Great Plains Regional Director, Bureau of Reclamation

The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation (the Tribes) have timely appealed an …

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2006- Aleutian Pribilof Islands Ass’n v. Northwest Representative, Office of Self-Governance, Bureau of Indian Affairs (Aug 2006)

The Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association (APIA) has appealed a determination by the Bureau of Indian …

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2006- Aleutian Pribilof Islands Ass’n v. Northwest Representative, Office of Self-Governance, Bureau of Indian Affairs (Nov 2006)

The Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association (APIA) seeks review of an August 31, 2006 Recommended Decision …

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2006- Citizen Potawatomi Nation v. Director, Office of Self-Governance, Bureau of Indian Affairs

“Appellant Citizen Potawatomi Nation (Citizen Potawatomi) seeks review of a preaward dispute with the Director, …

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2006- DOI National Policy Memorandum- Contract Support Costs

“This policy is intended to provide guidance to both tribal, and Bureau of Indian Affairs …

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2006- Indian Country Today Article: Self-governance testimony asserts further lawlessness at Interior

“The BIA is a part of Interior. Delia Carlyle, chairman of the Ak-Chin Indian Community …

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2006- Wasson, Sharon, et al. v. Acting Western Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Sharon Wasson, Thomas Wasson, Andrea Davidson, and Elverine Castro (Appellants) seek review of a March …

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2007- (Nov) SGAC Meeting Minutes

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2007- EPA IG Report: Tribal Successes Protecting the Environment and Natural Resources

“This unique report was prepared to promote Tribal programmatic capability and capacity. This report provides …

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2007- Trenton Indian Service Area v. Billings Area Director, Indian Health Service

This matter is before me on cross motions for dismissal or for summary judgment. Appellant, …

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2007- Yerington Paiute Tribe v. Director, Indian Health Service

The Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (“ISDA”), gives Indian tribes the option to contract …

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2008- (October) SGAC Meeting Agenda

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2008- Self-Governance, The Red Book

Describes the fundamental principles of Tribal Sovereignty, provides the background of the Self-Governance project, and …

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2008- Senate Hearing: THE SUCCESS AND SHORTFALL OF SELF– GOVERNANCE UNDER THE INDIAN SELF– DETERMINATION AND EDUCATION ASSISTANCE ACT AFTER TWENTY YEARS

“It has been nearly 40 years since President Nixon issued his famous special message to …

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2008- The Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (PITU) v. Southern Paiute Agency Superintendent, Bureau of Indian Affairs

BIA only partly met its burden of proof to clearly demonstrate the validity of the …

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2008: Framework for Developing Tribal Capacity Needed in the Indian General Assistance Program

“The purpose of IGAP grants is to help tribes develop environmental programs, and over 70 …

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2009- Draft Tribal Self-Governance Annual Report to Congress

“This 2009 annual report on Tribal Self-Governance is submitted by the Secretary of the Interior …

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2010 Paper: American Indian Self-Determination: The Political Economy of a Policy that Works

Excerpt: “federal promotion of tribal self-government under formal policies known as ‘self-determination’ is turning out …

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2010- An Introduction to the Federal Tort Claims Act in Indian Self-Determination Act Contracting

“Because the FTCA and the interplay between the federal and tribal governments can be challenging, …

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2011- Apache Tribe of Oklahoma v. Southern Plains Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs

This matter is before me on an appeal filed by the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma …

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2011- DOI Annual Self-Governance Report to Congress

This 2011 annual report on Tribal Self-Governance is submitted by the Secretary of the Interior …

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2011- PRESERVING INDIAN PREFERENCE FOR NATIVE AMERICAN SELF-GOVERNANCE

“This comment proposes a two-pronged approach for preserving the self-governance benefits of Indian preference. First, …

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2011-DOI Annual Self-Governance Report to Congress

“This 2011 annual report on Tribal Self-Governance is submitted by the Secretary of the Interior …

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2012 – Program Formulas Matrix Report

Per a directive issued by the Self Governance advisory Committee (SGAC), the Technical Workgroup conduct …

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2012- DOI Annual Self-Governance Report to Congress

“This 2012 annual report on Tribal Self-Governance is submitted by the Secretary of the Interior …

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2012- Little River Band of Ottawa Indians News Article

“The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians is in the final stages of negotiating a …

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2013- DOI Annual Self-Governance Report to Congress

“This 2012 annual report on Tribal Self-Governance is submitted by the Secretary of the Interior …

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2013- Indian Affairs Response to Issued Raised at the January and April 2013 SGAC Meetings

Response from the Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs to the SGAC on issues discussed at …

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2013- Inter-agency MOU on Water and Wastewater Support

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING among the DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT …

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2014 – CMS – Third Party Payments of Premiums for Qualified Health Plans in the Marketplaces

On November 4, 2013, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) issued a frequently …

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2014 – Response to Dear Tribal Leader Letter on Expanding the Medicare-Like Rate Cap to Non-Hospital Services

A letter to Dr. Yvette Roubideaux  supporting  expansion of the Medicare-Like Rate Cap to non-hospital …

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2014 – Tribal Self-Governance Annual Report to Congress

This 2014 annual report on Tribal Self-Governance is submitted by the Secretary of the Interior …

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2014 – TSGAC Letter: Shared Responsibility Payment

A letter to Dr. Buckberg (Dept. of Treasury) regarding the hardship exemption granted to Native …

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2014- CONSTITUTIONALISM, FEDERAL COMMON LAW, AND THE INHERENT POWERS OF INDIAN TRIBES

“Although the sovereignty of Indian tribes may not be guaranteed or defined in the Constitution, …

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2014- FUNDAMENTALS OF CONTRACTING BY AND WITH INDIAN TRIBES

“…this article provides an overview of key considerations in negotiating and drafting a contract by …

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2014- Indian Affairs Response to Issues Raised at the July 2014 SGAC Meeting

Response from the Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs on issues raised at the July 2014 …

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2014- SGAC Meeting Summary- October

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2014- TSGAC Comments: CMS – Third-Party Payments of Premiums for Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) in the Marketplace

On November 4, 2013, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) issued a frequently …

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2014- TSGAC Comments: CMS-9944-9 – Notice of Benefits and Payments Parameters for 2016

Comments regarding the proposed rule titled “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of …

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2014- TSGAC Information Request Letter – Issuers of Qualified Health Plans

A letter requesting information regarding the contract offers made by issuers of Qualified Health Plans …

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2014- TSGAC Letter: CMS Tribal Technical Advisory Committee – Membership Appointment

This letter serves as formal notification that the Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee (TSGAC) is reappointing  …

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2014- TSGAC Letter: Comment on Proposed Emergency Preparedness Rule (CMS-3178-P)

Comments regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed rule “Emergency Preparedness Requirements …

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2014- TSGAC Letter: Comments on CMS Funding Methodology for 2015

Comments in response to the notice titled “Basic Health Program: Proposed Federal Funding Methodology for …

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2014- TSGAC Letter: Comments on Draft 2015 CCIIO Letter to Issuers

Comment regarding CMS-9958-P, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange Functions: Eligibility for Exemptions; Miscellaneous …

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2014- TSGAC Letter: Comments on IHS Proposed Rule entitled “Payment for Physician and Other Health Care Professional Services Purchased by Indian Health Programs and Medical Charges Associated with Non-Hospital-Based Care,” 79 Fed. Reg. 72160

In 2015, TSGAC voiced strong support for expanding Medicare-Like Rates beyond hospital-based providers and noted …

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2014- TSGAC Letter: Request for Tribal Consultation on 340B Drug Pricing Program

Letter requesting that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources and Services …

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2014- TSGAC Letter: Request for VA and IHS to Revisit VA-IHS Reimbursement Agreement

Letter regarding the national agreement between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Indian …

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2014- TSGAC Letter: Response to DTLL Regarding Section 402 of the IHCIA

Letter to Dr. Yvette Roubideaux, acting director of the Indian Health Service regarding the Dear …

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2014- TSGAC Letter: Self-Governance Priorities and Strategic Plan

A  follow up on the letter  sent  on July 7, 2014 (enclosed), with briefing materials …

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2014- TSGAC Letter: Tribal Consultation on Medicare-like Rates Regulations and/or Guidance

Letter to Dr. Roubideaux (IHS) requesting that Tribal Nations are involved in the process of …

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2014- Walker River Paiute Tribe v. Director, Phoenix Area Indian Health Service

The Appellant is the Walker River Paiute Tribe (“Walker River”), and the Appellee is the …

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2015 – DOI/BIA – Welfare Assistance Funding Distribution Methodolgy

Letter from Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn to all BIA regional directors providing …

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2015 – SGAC – Quarterly Meeting Summary – January

A summary of the quarterly meeting held on January 29, …

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2015 – SGAC – Quarterly Meeting Summary – October

A summary of the SGAC quarterly meeting held on October 7, …

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2015 – SGAC Meeting Summary – July

Summary of SGAC qtly. mtg. held on July 22, …

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2015 – SGAC Quarterly Meeting- March

A summary of the quarterly SGAC meeting held on March 25 and 26 of …

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2015 – SGCE – Annual Report

2015 Self-Governance Communication and Education office annual report submitted to the Office of Tribal Self-Governance, …

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2015 – TSGAC – Comments on CMS-10561, ECP Data Collection to Support Qualified Health Plan (QHP) Certification for PY 2017

Comments submitted regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) Paperwork Reduction Act Notice …

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2015 – TSGAC – Comments on IHS Proposed Rule entitled “Payment for Physician and Other Health Care Professional Services Purchased by Indian Health Programs and Medical Charges Associated with Non-Hospital-Based Care.”

Comments submitted regarding the Indian Health Service’s (IHS) Proposed Rule to expand the Medicare-Like Rate …

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2015 – TSGAC – Comments on RIN 0945-AA02, Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities

Comments on in response to its proposed rule on Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities …

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2015 – TSGAC – Comments on Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 (Choice Act)

Comments on the Secretary of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) pending report to Congress concerning the consolidation …

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2015 – TSGAC – Comments on Veterans, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014

Comments submitted regarding  the Secretary of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) pending report to Congress concerning the …

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2015 – TSGAC – Fiscal Year 2014 Report to Congress on the Administration of the Tribal Self-Governance Program

These are comments on the Fiscal Year 2014 Report to Congress on the Administration of …

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2015 – TSGAC – Interpretation of Duplication Provision in 25 U.S.C. § 450j-1(a)(3)

Letter to to express concern over the Indian Health Service’s recent reinterpretation of the duplication …

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2015 – TSGAC – Letter – Self-Governance Representative to the Information Systems Advisory Committee

Letter nominating  Councilwoman Jessica Burger of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians to serve …

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2015 – TSGAC – Letter -Request for Permanent Administrative Relief from Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandate on Tribes for Tribal Member Employees

Follow up to the October 23, 2015, letter we requested an extension of transition relief …

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2015 – TSGAC – Letter to IHS – Quality Reporting Measurers

Letter to provide recommendations regarding quality reporting measures and to request IHS to conduct an …

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2015 – TSGAC – Qtly. Mtg. – July

Summary of qtly. TSGAC mtg. held on July 21, …

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2015 – TSGAC – Qtly. Mtg. Summary – January

Summary of the qtly. mtg. held on January 28, …

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2015- DOI Response to SGAC: Tiwahe Initiative

Letter from Kevin Washburn (ASIA) responding to the SGAC letter dated July 1, 2014 concerning …

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2015- IHS Response to TSGAC Concerns on the Federal Response to Ebola

IHS response to concerns raised by TSGAC about the Federal response to the Ebola …

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2015- Indian Affairs Response to SGAC Concerns Related to Tiwahe Funds

In 2015, the Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs responded to SGAC concerns regarding equitable Tiwahe …

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2015- Processes of Native Nationhood: The Indigenous Politics of Self-Government

“Over the last three decades, Indigenous peoples in the CANZUS countries (Canada, Australia, New Zealand, …

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2015- SGAC Comments: Recommendations to Improve Coordination and Communication with Self-Governance Tribes

Letter delivered to Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn following a meeting with the …

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2015- SGAC Letter- Recommendations to Improve Coordination and Communication with Self-Governance Tribes

With the legislative improvements underway by movement of S. 286, the “Department of the Interior …

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2015- SGAC Letter: Budget Needs of Tribal Courts in PL 280 States

In 2015, SGAC requested a status report regarding the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ progress in developing …

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2015- SGAC Letter: Recommendations to Improve Coordination and Communication with Self-Governance Tribes

In 2015, SGAC recommended that Indian Affairs take a number of steps to improve coordination …

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2015- SGAC Letter: Report on Budget Needs of Tribal Courts in PL 280 States

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2015- SGCETC Letter: Support for Robert McSwain, Acting Director, IHS

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2015- SGCETC White Paper: Title VI: Expansion of Self-Governance within HHS

Summary of efforts to expand Title VI within the Department of Health and Human …

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2015- Tribal Self-Governance Annual Report to Congress

This 2015 annual report on Tribal Self-Governance is submitted by the Secretary of the Interior …

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2015- TSGAC Comments: Consultation on Section 102(c) of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014

In order to improve Veterans’ access to care, the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act …

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2015- TSGAC Comments: Section 102(c) of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act

Comments in response to the Dear Tribal Leader letter dated December 30, 2014, regarding Tribal …

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2015- TSGAC Letter: : Support for 100 Percent FMAP Proposal

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Comments on CMS-2390-P

Comments submitted regarding CMS’s Proposed Rule to modernize the Medicaid and CHIP managed care regulations, …

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Comments Regarding Section 102(c) of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014

Letter urging the VA and IHS to recommend in its report to Congress, and the …

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Comments Submitted In Response to Notice of Tribal Consultation: Section 102(c) of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014

In 2015, TSGAC submitted comments on the feasibility and advisability of the Indian Health Service …

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Comments to CMS on Draft 2016 Letter to Issuers in the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace

TSGAC comments regarding the Draft 2016 Letter to Issuers in the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (2016 Issuer …

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Determination of Contract Support Cost Requirements

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Excise Tax on Certain Employer-Sponsored Health Benefits

Letter regarding Section 4980I, a provision that establishes an excise tax on certain employer-sponsored health …

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Excise Tax on High Cost Employer Sponsored Health Coverage

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Expediting the Review and Publication of the Final Medicare-Like Rate – November

Letter to Secretary Burwell, HHS, requesting assistance from the HHS regarding expediting the review and …

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Mandatory Appropriations for Contract Support Costs

In 2015, TSGAC offered IHS the following initial recommendations  to advance the Administration’s proposal for …

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Multi-Purpose Agreement and ISAC Presentation

Letter issued on July 27, 2015 to Principal Deputy Director Robert G. McSwain, Indian Health …

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Payment of Contract Support Costs for MSPI and DVPI funding

In 2015, TSGAC submitted a letter to IHS to confirm TSGAC’s understanding of IHS/TSGAC discussions …

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Payment of Settlements to Civil Service Employees

A letter to Principal Deputy Director McSwain regarding the settlement process between the Indian Health …

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Request for Extension of Transition Relief from the Employer Mandate

A letter issued as a formal request for an extension of transition relief in the …

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Request for Permanent Administrative Relief from Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandate on Tribes for Tribal Member Employees

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Request for Permanent Administrative Relief from Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandate on Tribes for Tribal Member Employees

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Response to IRS Notice 2015-16 on Section 4980I — Excise Tax on High Cost Employer Sponsored Health Coverage

A letter drafted in response to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Notice 2015-16 (the Notice), …

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Response to May 22, 2015 Dear Tribal Leader Letter Regarding Payment of Employee Settlements

Response delivered regarding the  Dear Tribal Leader Letter (DTLL) of May 22, 2015 describing a …

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Response to Request for Tribal Consultation on Referrals for Limited Cost-Sharing Variation Plans

Letter in response to your request for Tribal consultation on the related issue of the …

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2015- TSGAC Letter: Thanking the Administration for Swift Actions on CSC

In 2015, the TSGAC thanked the Administration for its role in finding long-term solutions to …

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2015-TSGAC Meeting Summary- October

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2016 – HHS/IHS – Response to Inquiry About Agency-specific Quality Reporting Measures

By letter dated August 4, 2015, the TSGAC requested that the IHS conduct a comparative …

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2016 – Legislative Strategy Session – September

Legislative Notes from a strategy session held September …

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2016 – SGAC – Comments on the Implementation of the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act

Public Law 114-178 clearly affirms that ITARA does not replace the rights Tribes have to …

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2016 – SGAC – Comments on the Proposed Revisions to the Department of Interior’s (DOI) Strategic Plan for FY2018-2022

Comments submitted in response to the Dear Tribal Leader Letter dated July 15, 2016 requesting …

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2016 – SGAC – Comments on the Proposed Revisions to the Department of Interior’s Strategic Plan for FY2018-2022

Comments submitted  in response to the Dear Tribal Leader Letter dated July 15, 2016 requesting …

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2016 – SGAC – Contract Support Costs Policy

Letter to Acting Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs regarding the Contract Support Cost (CSC) …

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2016 – SGAC – Qtly. Mtg. Agenda – January

Agenda for the SGAC qtly. mtg. held in Washington D.C. on January 26 & 27, …

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2016 – SGAC – Qtly. Mtg. Summary – March

Summary of the SGAC qtly. mtg. held on March 29, …

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2016 – SGAC – Qtly. Mtg. Summary – October

Summary of the qtly. SGAC mtg. held on October 25 and …

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2016 – SGAC – Quarterly Meeting – Draft Agenda

A draft agenda for the DOI Self-Governance Advisory Committee and Technical Workgroup Quarterly Meeting held …

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2016 – SGAC – Quarterly Meeting – July

Agenda for the DOI SGAC quarterly meeting held on July 19 and 20, …

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2016 – SGAC – Support and Proposed Recommendations – BIA Contract Support Costs Proposed Policy

Document expressing support for the proposed amendments to the Department of the Interior – Bureau …

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2016 – TSGAC – Comments on Proposed Rule; Health and Human Services Grant Regulation: Published on July 13, 2016 (81 Federal Register 45270, et seq.)

Comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, RIN 0991-AC06, published at 81 Federal Register 45270 …

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2016 – TSGAC – Bemidji IHS Area Member Vacancy

Letter seeking a volunteer form the Bemidji IHS Area to serve on the IHS TSGAC …

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2016 – TSGAC – CHEF Proposed Rule 42 CFR Part 136 – RIN 0905AC97, Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund, File Code 0905AC97

A letter requesting to  pull CHEF Proposed Rule 42 CFR Part 136 – RIN 0905AC97, …

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2016 – TSGAC – Comments on Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund Proposed Rule (RIN 0905-AC97)

Comments submitted on the Catastrophic Health Emergency Funding (CHEF) proposed rule. This proposed rule would …

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2016 – TSGAC – Comments on CMS-10458 (OCN: 0938-1203)

Comments submitted regarding n the Paperwork Reduction Act notice for CMS-10458, “Consumer Research Supporting Outreach …

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2016 – TSGAC – Comments on FY 2015 Report to Congress on Administration of the Tribal Self-Governance Program

Comments submitted on behalf of the TSGAC regarding the Fiscal Year 2015 Report to Congress …

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2016 – TSGAC – Comments on HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2018 (CMS-9934-P)

Comments submitted  on the proposed rule published in the Federal Register on September 6, 2016, …

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2016 – TSGAC – Comments on IHS Contract Support Costs Policy

Comments  on the agency’s proposed revisions to Chapter 6-3 of the Indian Health Service (IHS) …

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2016 – TSGAC – Comments on Oklahoma Section 1115 Waiver Amendment Request

On March 4, 2016, the Oklahoma Health Care Authority formally submitted to the federal Centers …

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2016 – TSGAC – Comments on Payment for Physician and Other Health Care Professional Services Purchased by Indian Health Programs and Medical Charges Associated with Non-Hospital-Based Care

Comment submitted on behalf of TSGAC regarding “Payment for Physician and Other Health Care Professional …

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2016 – TSGAC – Comments on Purchasing Health Care Coverage (IHS Circular 2016-08)

Comments submitted on behalf of TSGAC regarding IHS Circular 2016-08, Purchasing Health Care Coverage (Draft …

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2016 – TSGAC – Comments on SASP Program Funding Distribution

Comments submitted in response to the Dear Tribal Leader Letter dated April 1, 2016, request …

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2016 – TSGAC – Identification of Staff for Developing Level of Need Funded Data

The TSGAC previously commented to you in a letter dated September 27, 2016 (enclosed), that …

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2016 – TSGAC – Letter – Comments on Headquarters Realignment

Letter in response to Dear Tribal Leader Letter dated October 5, 2016, requesting Tribal Consultation …

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2016 – TSGAC – Letter – Comments on Purchasing Health Care Coverage (IHS Circular 2016-08)

These comments were submitted on behalf of the TSGAC on IHS Circular 2016-08, Purchasing Health …

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2016 – TSGAC – Letter – Support for USET Comments on the CDC Proposed 2016 Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain; Docket CDC-2015-0112

Letter supporting comments provided by the United South and Eastern Tribes (USET) on the proposed …

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2016 – TSGAC – Letter to Steve Petzinger, OMB Program Examiner – Follow up from March TSGAC Mtg.

Letter sent to Mt. Petzinger following up on issues discussed during the TSGAC quarterly meeting …

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2016 – TSGAC – Opportunities for Partnerships between Tribal Health Programs and the Veterans Administration

Letter to Dr. Baligh Yehia, MD, Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for Health Community Care following up …

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2016 – TSGAC – Opportunities for Partnerships between Tribal Health Programs and the Veterans Administration

Letter to Dr. Baligh Yehia, MD, Veterans Health Administration (VA) following up on the discussion …

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2016 – TSGAC – Reimbursement Agreement between the IHS and VA

The reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA) in 2010 contained a new …

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2016 – TSGAC – Request for Service Unit Data on Health Insurance Status and 2016 Appropriation

A letter requesting access to two sets of data: Health insurance status of Active Users, …

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2016 SGAC/TSGAC Letter: Request for Support for Legislation to Provide Partial Relief to Tribes from the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandate

In 2016, SGAC and TSGAC signed a letter with several other Tribal organizations requesting the …

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2016 SGCETC Letter: Support of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Efforts to Stop DAPL

In 2016, SGCETC sent a letter of support to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s efforts …

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2016 SGCETC Letter: Testimony on the HEALTH Act

In 2016, SGCETC submitted testimony to the United States House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on …

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2016 TSGAC – Letter – CMS–10519, Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

Comments submitted on CMS’s intention to collect information regarding Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and …

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2016- COMPACT OF SELF-GOVERNANCE BETWEEN THE LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

“This Agreement, denoted a Compact of Self-Governance (hereinafter referred to as the “Compact”), is entered …

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2016- CRS Report: An Overview of Indian Health Service

Summary: “The IHS provides an array of medical services, including inpatient, ambulatory, emergency, dental, public …

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2016- HHS Response to TSGAC Request for Agency Data

Letter responding to TSGAC request for the following data sets: 1) health insurance status of …

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2016- Issue 1 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

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2016- Issue 2 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

In this issue: Global Health Care Indigenuity Self-Governance – Changing Alaska Trust Modernization- Materializing Self-Governance …

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2016- Issue 3 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

In this issue: Annual 2016 Tribal Strategy Session Summary Internal Tribal Audit A Journey Towards …

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2016- Issue 4 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

In this issue: Self-Governance in 2016 DOT Self-Governance Negotiated Rulemaking …

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2016- Seneca Nation of Indians v. Nashville Area Chief Contracting Officer, Indian Health Service

The Seneca Nation of Indians (“Seneca” or “Nation”) has appealed an October 31, 2011, decision …

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2016- SGAC Letter: Contract Support Costs Policy

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2016- SGAC Meeting Materials (January)

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2016- SGAC Meeting Summary- July

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2016- SGAC Quarterly Meeting Summary – October

Meeting summary of the quarterly DOI Self-Governance Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting held on October 25 …

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2016- SGCETC Letter: SCIA Mark-up of S. 2920, Tribal Law and Order Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2016

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2016- SGCETC Testimony- Addressing Indian Country’s Critical Concerns Regarding Indian Health Service

Testimony submitted to SCIA on behalf of SGCETC for the Listening Session on Putting Patients …

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2016- TSGAC Comments: Proposed Rule; HHS Grant Regulation: Published on July 13, 2016 (81 Federal Register 45270, et seq.)

The Indian Health Service Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee (IHS-TSGAC) submits these comments on the Notice …

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2016- TSGAC Letter: Comments on CMS-9936-N; Waivers for State Innovation

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2016- TSGAC Letter: Comments on Draft 2016 Letter to Issuers in the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace

Letter issued to the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) in response to …

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2016- TSGAC Letter: Comments on Veteran Affairs’ Proposal to Consolidate Community Care Programs

Comments on Veteran Affairs’ Proposal to Consolidate Community Care …

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2016- TSGAC Meeting Summary- July

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2016- TSGAC Meeting Summary- March

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2016- User Population Insurance Eligibility – Summary

Summary by Service Unit, Area, and All – information provided to TSGAC from …

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2016-4-18_letter-to-mary-smith-request-to-withdraw-chef-rule-pdf

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2016-SGAC Meeting Summary- July

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2016-SGAC Meeting Summary- March

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2017 – SGAC – Quarterly Meeting Agenda – January

Agenda for the DOI Self-Governance Advisory Committee held on January 25, …

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2017 – SGAC – Draft Qtly. Mtg. Agenda – January

Draft agenda for the SGAC qtly. mtg. held in Washington, D.C. on January 25 and …

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2017 – SGAC – January – Quarterly Meeting – Draft Agenda

A draft agenda for the DOI Self-Governance Advisory Committee and Technical Workgroup Quarterly Meeting held …

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2017 – SGAC – Qtly. Mtg. Draft Agenda – January – PDF

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2017 – SGAC – Quarterly Meeting Minutes – October

Meeting minutes for the DOI Self-Governance Advisory Committee and Technical Workgroup Quarterly Meeting held on …

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2017 – SGCETC – Self-Governance Priorities for President-elect Trump’s Transition Plan

A letter to Representative Markwayne Mullin, chair of the Native American Coalition outlining priorities for …

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2017 – TSGAC – Support for Broad Exemption of IHS from Federal Hiring Freeze

Letter requesting an exemption from the hiring freeze for certain staff and contracted positions at …

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2017 SGCETC Letter: Comments on S.304, the Tribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act

Senator Thune introduced S. 304, which amends the IHCIA to require IHS to cover the …

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2017 SGCETC Letter: Testimony Submitted in Response to Oversight Hearing on “Identifying Indian Affairs Priorities for the Trump Administration”

In 2017, SGCETC submitted testimony to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs identifying the following …

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2017 TSGAC Letter: Medicaid Work Requirements for American Indians and Alaska Natives

In 2017, TSGAC submitted a letter to CMS expressing concerns with Medicaid work …

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2017- (January) SGAC Meeting Summary

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2017- (March) SGAC Meeting Summary

Summary of the March 2017 DOI SGAC …

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2017- (March) TSGAC Meeting Summary

Summary of the TSGAC March 2017 …

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2017- Beyond a Zero-Sum Federal Trust Responsibility: Lessons from Federal Indian Energy Policy

“The federal government’s trust relationship with federally recognized Indian tribes is a product of the …

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2017- IHS Response to the March 2017 TSGAC Meeting

Indian Health Service provided a response to the March 2017 TSGAC …

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2017- Issue 1 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

In this issue: Pouring the Water- Tribal Health Care & Electronic Health Records TIWAHE Initiative …

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2017- Issue 2 – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

In this issue: California’s Number 1 – Innovating Health Care & Native Youth Programs Reaching …

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2017- NORTHERN ARAPAHO TRIBE, Plaintiff v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

“Having obtained a preliminary injunction that prevents the Bureau of Indian Affairs (“BIA”) from awarding …

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2017- SGAC Comments: DOI’s Implementation of Executive Order 13871 “Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch”

Comments delivered to the DOI regarding the DOI’s plan to reorganize under Executive Order (EO) …

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2017- SGAC Letter: Comments On Indian Trader Regulations

SGAC recommendations in response to the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on the Traders …

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2017- SGAC Letter: Comments on the Department of the Interior’s Implementation of Executive Order 13871 “Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch”

In 2017, SGAC provided the Department of the Interior comments on its plan to reorganize …

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2017- SGAC Letter: Indian Country Involvement in DOI Re-Organization – (Implementation of Executive Order 13781)

SGAC requests an update on the status of DOI’s implementation of Executive Order 13781, “Comprehensive …

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2017- SGAC Meeting Summary- January

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2017- SGCETC Letter- Hearing on FAST Act Implementation: State and Local Perspectives

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2017- SGCETC Letter: Appoint a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tribal Government Affairs, in the Office of the Secretary

In 2017, SGCETC requested that requesting that Transportation Secretary Chao fill the position of Deputy …

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2017- SGCETC Letter: Testimony on H.R. 2662 “Restoring Accountability in the Indian Health Service Act of 2017”

In 2017, SGCETC submitted testimony to the House Committee on Natural Resources regarding H.R. 2662 …

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2017- SGCETC Letter: Testimony to House Approps on 2018 BIA and IHS Budgets

In 2017, SGCETC submitted testimony to the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment …

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2017- SGCETC Testimony- Native Youth: Promoting Diabetes Prevention Through Healthy Living

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2017- SGCETC Testimony- S. 1250 “Restoring Accountability in the Indian Health Service Act of 2017”

Testimony provided by SGCETC regarding  Senate Bill 1250 (S. 1250), Restoring Accountability in the Indian …

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2017- TSGAC Comments: Market Stabilization Proposed Rule (CMS-9929-P)

Comments submitted on the proposed rule published in the Federal Register on February 17, 2017, …

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2017- TSGAC Letter: Recommendations for the IHS Scholarship and Loan Repayment Programs

In 2017, TSGAC provided recommendations to IHS regarding its Scholarship and Loan Repayment …

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2017- TSGAC Letter: Request for Tribal Consultation on HHS Reimagining Initiative

Excerpt: “TSGAC believes that any efforts to reorganize, streamline, or create efficiencies require Tribal Consultation …

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2017- TSGAC Letter: Request to Delay Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund Final Rule

Excerpt: “On October 31, 2016, the TSGAC recommended that any Final Rule only include provisions …

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2017- TSGAC Letter: Support for Broad Exemption of IHS from Federal Hiring Freeze

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2017- TSGAC Letter: Update to Level of Need Funded Data and Workgroup Request

TSGAC request for the IHS to: 1. Share a copy of the Congressional report on …

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2018 – DOT – Tribal Transportation Self-Governance Negotiated Rulemaking Process

Letter to Deputy Assistant Secretary Bedell, Department of Transportation regarding the tribal transportation self-governance negotiated …

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2018 – Office of Self-Governance Update – January

Presentation provided by the Office of Self-Governance highlighting program progress, staff changes/additions, and funding …

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2018 – OIG Evaluation – Indian Affairs Offices’ Poor Recordkeeping and Coordination Threaten Impact of Tiwahe Inititative

This evaluation focuses on the Office of Indian Services and the Office of Self Governance, …

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2018 – SGAC – Advisory Committee Nomination Letter – Ysleta del Sur Pueblo

Letter from Ysleta del Sur Pueblo nominating Governor Carlos Hisa to represent the Southwest Region …

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2018 – SGAC – Quarterly Meeting – Draft Agenda

A draft agenda for the DOI Self-Governance Advisory Committee and Technical Workgroup Quarterly meeting held …

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2018- (July) Update from the DOI Office of Self-Governance

Update from the DOI Office of Self-Governance provided to SGAC on July 16, …

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2018- BIA Report: Report to the Congress on Law Enforcement Needs of Terminated and Restored Tribes

BIA report prepared in response to Public Law …

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2018- IHS Response to the Oct 2018 TSGAC Meeting

Indian Health Service’s response to requests and recommendations discussed during the March 2019 TSGAC …

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2018- RESEARCH FINDINGS: COMPILATION OF ALL RESEARCH

“Reclaiming Native Truth is a national effort to achieve equity, inclusion and policy changes that …

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2018- Senate Hearing- THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF TRIBAL SELFGOVERNANCE: SUCCESSES IN SELFGOVERNANCE AND AN OUTLOOK FOR THE NEXT 30 YEARS

“Today’s hearing commemorates the 30th anniversary of the enactment of one of the most successful …

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2018- SGAC Letter: Assuring Tribally-Controlled Schools Access to the Interagency Motor Pool

SGAC requests that the Bureau of Indian Education initiate changes that will ensure Tribally-Controlled Schools …

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2018- SGAC Letter: Cobell Settlement Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations

SGAC finds the Department of the Interior’s decision to change the Land Buy-Back Program at …

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2018- SGAC Letter: Comments Responding to DOI Letters dated July 2, 2018 regarding the Alaska IRA and Land-into-Trust in Alaska

In 2018, SGAC provided comments to the Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs in response to …

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2018- SGAC Letter: Elimination of Data Gathering for Unfunded Obligations

SGAC finds the Department of the Interior’s decision to halt data collection efforts intended to …

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2018- SGAC Letter: Land-into-Trust in Alaska

SGAC comments in response to DOI’s July 2, 2018 “Dear Tribal Leader Letters” regarding the …

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2018- SGAC Letter: Opposition to BIA Reorganization

SGAC opposes the decision by the Department of the Interior to implement unilateral changes to …

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2018- SGAC Letter: OSG Workforce Planning Strategies

SGAC request for Indian Affairs to make workforce planning strategies—such as succession planning, workforce right-sizing, …

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2018- SGAC Letter: Re-Confirming the SGAC Technical Workgroup Members

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2018- SGAC Letter: Reinstate the Strategic Planning Subcommittee

SGAC strongly objects to the Department of the Interior’s Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2018-2022 …

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2018- SGAC Letter: School Violence and Safety Measures for Native Children

SGAC requests that Tribal Nations be included in the discussions about a plan to address …

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2018- SGAC Meeting Materials (January)

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2018- SGAC Meeting Presentation- OSG Update- March

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2018- SGAC Meeting Summary- March

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2018- SGCETC Letter: GAO-18-652, “Indian Health Service: Considerations Related to Providing Advance Appropriation Authority”

In 2018, SGCETC and several other Tribal organizations provided the U.S. Government Accountability Office with …

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2018- The Midnight Rider: The EPA and Tribal Self-Determination

“This article analyzes the EPA’s relationship with Native Americans, which has been neglected by historians. …

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2018- The Quapaw Tribe, the EPA, and Tribal Self-Determination, 1980-2010

“When dealing with tribes, the EPA ultimately decides how to apply the Clean Water Act …

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2018- TSGAC Issue Area Summary – Reimbursement for Purchased and Referred Care (PRC)

Excerpt: “Recommendation: THPs, in particular, work hard to provide a seamless health care experience. Lack …

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2018- TSGAC Letter: Request for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 105(l) Leasing Expenditures and Estimates

“TSGAC respectfully requests that IHS provides a full accounting of the reprogrammed and appropriated funds …

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2018- TSGAC Letter: Inclusion of Purchased and Referred Care (PRC) in Veterans Affairs and Indian Health Service Reimbursement Agreements

Excerpt: “The VA-IHS Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) does not currently provide for reimbursement of PRC …

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2018- TSGAC Letter: Inclusion of Purchased and Referred Care (PRC) in Veterans Affairs and Indian Health Service Reimbursement Agreements

“The TSGAC urges the VA to establish a formally sanctioned workgroup or Tribal Advisory Committee …

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2018- TSGAC Letter: Opportunities to Enhance HHS’ Tribal Consultation Policy

In 2018, TSGAC provided comments to HHS on opportunities to enhance its Tribal Consultation …

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2018- TSGAC Letter: Request for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 105(l) Leasing Expenditures and Estimates

Excerpt: “TSGAC respectfully requests that IHS provides a full accounting of the reprogrammed and appropriated …

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2018- TSGAC Letter: Requesting Hearing on Advance Appropriations for the Indian Health Service

In 2018, TSGAC, in coordination with NIHB, requested a hearing in the Appropriations Committee on …

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2018- TSGAC Letter: Section 105(l) Lease Funding “Dilemma”

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2018- TSGAC Letter: Summary Letter from October 2018 Meeting

TSGAC submitted a summary letter to IHS identifying requests and recommendations offered during the October …

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2018- TSGAC Letter: Updates to Indian Health Service Tribal Consultation Policy

In 2018, TSGAC and the DSTAC recommended the formation of a joint Federal/Tribal Workgroup consisting …

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2018- TSGAC White Paper: Reimbursement for Purchased and Referred Care (PRC)

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2018- USCCR Report- Broken Promises: Continuing Federal Funding Shortfall for Native Americans

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2019 – OSG Update – July

PowerPoint presented during the SGAC qtly. mtg. in July of …

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2019 – SGAC – Mtg. Agenda – July

Draft agenda for the SGAC quarterly meeting held on July 17 and 18, 2019 in …

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2019 – SGAC – Quarterly Mtg. Summary – October

Summary of the gtly. mtg. held in October of …

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2019 SGAC Nomination – Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo

Nomination of Governor E. Michael …

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2019- (July) IHS Reponse Letter to TSGAC Meeting

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2019- (July) TSGAC Meeting Summary

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2019- (September) OTSG Update

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2019- Bureau of Reclamation’s Response to SGCETC – Handbook Recommendations

Bureau of Reclamation’s response to SGCETC on recommendations to improve its Best Practices Handbook for …

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2019- CRS: 2018 Farm Bill Primer: Support for Indian Tribes

“The enacted farm bill provides authority, pursuant to P.L. 93-638 (ISDEAA), for a federally recognized …

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2019- IG Report: IHS NEEDS TO IMPROVE OVERSIGHT OF ITS HOSPITALS’ OPIOID PRESCRIBING AND DISPENSING PRACTICES AND CONSIDER CENTRALIZING ITS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FUNCTIONS

“The IHS hospitals we reviewed did not always follow the Indian Health Manual when prescribing …

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2019- IG Report: Organizational Challenges to Improving Quality of Care in Indian Health Service Hospitals

OIG identified underlying issues that are hindering the Indian Health Service (IHS) from improving its …

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2019- IHS Office of Tribal Self-Governance Update during the April 2019 TSGAC Meeting

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2019- IHS Response to Issues Discussed at the April 2019 TSGAC Meeting

IHS responded to issues discussed at the April 2019 TSGAC …

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2019- IHS Response to the Oct 2019 TSGAC Meeting

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2019- Incomplete Sovereigns: Unpacking Patterns of Indigenous Self-Governance in the United States and Canada

In the early 1970s, both the Canadian and United States federal governments introduced modern land …

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2019- Incomplete Sovereigns: Unpacking Patterns of Indigenous Self-Governance in the United States and Canada

ABSTRACT In the early 1970s, both the Canadian and United States federal governments introduced modern …

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2019- Indian Health Service Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Report to Congress on Contract Funding of Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act Awards

“This report, consisting of the following narrative and the attached tables with fiscal year (FY) …

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2019- January – Sovereign Nations Newsletter

January 2019 Sovereign Nations …

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2019- July TSGAC Talking Points

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2019- MOU between OSG and AVSO

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2019- MOU Between OSG and Indian Services

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2019- Practical Reforms and Other Goals To Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self-Governance and Self-Determination for Indian Tribes Act

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2019- Presentation: IHS Section 105(l) Lease Proposals

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2019- Proxy for Linda Austin, Ysleta del Sur Pueblo

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2019- SGAC Comments: Department of the Interior Self-Governance Advisory Committee Comments Regarding Proposed DOT Self-Governance Program Regulations

On behalf of the Department of the Interior Self-Governance Advisory Committee (SGAC), we write to …

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2019- SGAC Letter: Comments On Community Reinvestment Act Modernization

SGAC comments to IRS on the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s Advanced Notice …

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2019- SGAC Letter: Enhance Coordination and Communication Within Indian Affairs

SGAC request that Indian Affairs implement organizational reform that results in increased communication and collaboration …

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2019- SGAC Letter: Equal Treatment for Tribal Governments in GSA Programs

SGAC effort to reaffirm the ability of Tribal Nations and Tribal Organizations to establish and …

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2019- SGAC Letter: Establish a DOI STAC

SGAC urged Interior to develop a Secretarial level Tribal Advisory Committee that will provide a …

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2019- SGAC Letter: Support for the IPAAA

SGAC requested that DOI support legislation the provides advance appropriations authority for the …

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2019- SGAC Meeting Presentation- October

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2019- SGAC Meeting Presentation: OSG Update- July

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2019- SGAC Meeting Presentation: OSG Update- October

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2019- SGAC Meeting Summary- April

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2019- SGAC Nomination of Jacklyn King, Sac and Fox Nation

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2019- SGAC Summary of the April 2019 Meeting

Summary of the April 2019 SGAC …

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2019- SGCETC Issue Paper: “EQUAL ACCESS TO MEDICAID FOR ALL AMERICAN INDIANS AND ALASKA NATIVES ACT” OVERVIEW OF LEGISLATIVE PROPOSAL

Excerpt: “The proposed Equal Access to Medicaid for All American Indians and Alaska Natives Act …

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2019- SGCETC Letter: Comments on the Best Practices Handbook for Implementation of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (P.L. 93-638)

In 2019, SGCETC provided comments to the Bureau of Reclamation in its Draft Best Practices …

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2019- SGCETC Letter: National Native Organizations Unite and Urge the President and Congress to Re-Open the Government

In 2019, National Native Organizations, including SGCETC, sent a letter urging the President and Congress …

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2019- TSGAC Agenda- July

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2019- TSGAC Agenda- September

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2019- TSGAC Letter: Comments and Recommendations for Funding Indian Self-Determination Education and Assistance Act 105(l) Leases

TSGAC expressed concern to IHS regarding its practice of reprogramming funds from other IHS accounts …

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2019- TSGAC Letter: Comments on MISSION Act Strategic Plan

In 2019, TSGAC offered comments to the VA on its Strategic …

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2019- TSGAC Letter: Comments on Tribal Engagement with the NIH All of Us Research Program

TSGAC outlined a number of concerns, including: Lack of respect for Tribal data sovereignty. Data …

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2019- TSGAC Letter: Re-Review of Summary of Benefits and Coverage Documents

In 2019, TSGAC recommended that the CMS Tribal Technical Advisory Group urge CMS to consider …

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2019- TSGAC Letter: Recommendation to include Section 105(l) lease information request in FAAB’s Facilities Needs Assessment

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2019- TSGAC Letter: Special Diabetes Program for Indians Tribal Consultation

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2019- TSGAC Letter: Summary of Issues from the Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee (TSGAC) Meeting July 15-16, 2019

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2019- TSGAC Letter: Summary of Issues from the Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee (TSGAC) Meeting September 30-October 1, 2019

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2019- TSGAC Meeting Presentation- OTSG Update- June

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2019- TSGAC Nomination Letter for Victoria Kitcheyan

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2019- TSGAC Nomination of Charmel Gillin, CSKT

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2019- TSGAC Testimony: U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Subcommittee on Health Hearing “Native Veterans’ Access to Healthcare”

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2020 – GSA/DOI – MOA Between GSA and DOI

This MOA between the GSA, Office of Fleet Management (GSA Fleet) and Indian Affairs within …

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2020 – IHS – Response Letter to Key Issues and Action Items

Letter from Elizabeth Fowler responding to a TSGAC letter sent on October 15, 2020, which …

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2020 – Inter Org Letter on COVID Relief

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2020 – SGAC – GSA Response Letter

Response to letter dated August 19, 2020 regarding  concerns about U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) …

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2020 – SGAC – Letter – Re: Extension of the Tribal Priority Filing Window for the 2.5GHz Band over Tribal Lands…

Letter in support of the Congressional Native American Caucus and the National Congress of American …

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2020 – SGAC – Negotiated Rulemaking Committee – P.L. 116-180, PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act

Letter to Secretary Interior David Bernhardt regarding the PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act and the …

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2020 – SGAC – Office of Self-Governance Update – September

Office of Self-Governance update provided to SGAC during the quarterly meeting held in September of …

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2020 – SGAC Nomination of Scott Sullivan to Technical Workgroup

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2020 – TSGAC – Annual Conference – Packet – January

Meeting packet for the 2020 Tribal Self-Governance Consultation Conference to be held on April 26 …

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2020- (January) OTSG Update

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2020- (January) SGAC Meeting Packet

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2020- (July) SGAC Meeting Summary

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2020- (July) TSGAC Meeting Summary

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2020- (Sept) SGAC Meeting Summary

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2020- (Sept.) TSGAC Meeting Summary

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2020- DOI Listening Session on Section 105(l) Transcript

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2020- DOI National Policy Memo: Lease of Facilities under the Authority of the Indian Self-Determination Education and Assistance Act, 25 U.S.C. § 5324(l)

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2020- DOI Response to SGAC Letter on Reallocation of CARES Act Funds

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2020- PL116-180- Practical Reforms and Other Goals To Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self- Governance and Self-Determination for Indian Tribes Act of 2019

PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act – 2020 Resolves inconsistencies between Title IV and Title V, …

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2020- Regulations for the DOT Tribal Transportation Self-Governance Program

” The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT or Department) is issuing this final rule to …

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2020- SGAC Agenda (January)

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2020- SGAC Letter: Follow-up Items from the Department of the Interior Self-Governance Advisory Committee (DOI-SGAC) July 14, 2020 Virtual Meeting

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2020- SGAC Letter: Oppose Including AVSO Memorandum of Understanding in Self-Governance Funding Agreements

“I write to urge you to direct your staff to discontinue the practice of (1) …

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2020- SGAC Letter: : Tribal Governments Access to GSA Fleet Surplus and Property Transfer Program

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2020- SGAC Letter: Advance an Office of Justice Services’ Budget Inclusive of Current Changes

SGAC urged OJS to advance a budget request to the Department of the Interior’s Office …

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2020- SGAC Letter: CARES Act Tribal Allocation Must Include CSC

SGAC expects to receive full payment of CSC for the CARES Act allocation to Tribal …

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2020- SGAC Letter: Contrary DOI Administrative Restrictions Applied to CARES Act Funding

SGAC request that the Department of the Interior honors the statutory right of Tribal Nations …

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2020- SGAC Letter: Contrary DOI Administrative Restrictions Applied to CARES Act Funding for Self-Governance Tribe

“On April 13, 2020, DOI issued a “Dear Tribal Leader Letter” (DTLL) to announce that …

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2020- SGAC Letter: Follow-up Items from July 2020 SGAC Meeting

SGAC summarized the issues discussed during the SGAC Quarterly Virtual Meeting held on Tuesday, July …

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2020- SGAC Letter: Phase I Recommendations on BIA Program Formulas

SGAC provided formal recommendations on key formulas and programs under Title IV of the Indian …

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2020- SGAC Letter: Suggestions for Negotiated Rulemaking for the PROGRESS Act

SGAC shared concerns about the Department’s efforts to initiate procedures to form a Negotiated Rulemaking …

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2020- SGAC Letter: Tribal Government Access to GSA Fleet Surplus and Property Transfer Program

SGAC expressed concerns about the implementation of the General Services Administration (GSA) policy for property …

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2020- SGAC Meeting Packet- January

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2020- SGAC Meeting Presentation- OSG Update

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2020- SGAC Meeting Presentation- OSG Update- January

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2020- SGAC Meeting Summary- January

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2020- SGCETC Comments: Assessing COVID-19 and the Broken Promises to Native Americans

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2020- SGCETC Letter to USCCR: Report on Impacts of COVID-19 to Tribal Nations

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2020- SGCETC Letter: Assessing COVID-19 and the Broken Promises to Native Americans

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2020- SGCETC Letter: COVID-19 Vaccination Planning for Indian Country

“Given the lessons learned from the H1N1 pandemic, we urge HHS to: (1) prioritize Indian …

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2020- SGCETC Letter: Support for HR 6237, the Proper and Reimbursed Care (PRC) for Native Veterans Act

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2020- SGCETC Letter: Support for HR 6237, the Proper and Reimbursed Care (PRC) for Native Veterans Act

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2020- SGCETC Letter: Support for S. 4898, Extend Deadline to Use Coronavirus Relief Funds

Letter requesting request  support for S. 4898 and extend the December 30, 2020 deadline for …

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2020- SGCETC Letter: Vaccine Distribution Priorities

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2020- SGCETC Testimony: ACF Priorities

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2020- TSGAC Agenda- January

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2020- TSGAC Letter: Allocation of $95 Million for Telehealth (CARES Act)

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2020- TSGAC Meeting Presentation- OTSG Update- September

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2020: SGAC Letter: Urge Extension of the Tribal Priority Filing Window for the 2.5GHz Band over Tribal Lands and Start of the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (auction) by 180 Days

SGAC urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to extend the “Tribal Priority Filing Window for …

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2021 – Bridges to a New Era: A Report on the Past, Present, and Potential Future of Tribal Co-Management on Federal Public Lands

INTRODUCTION Fifty years ago, the United States took important but divergent steps to fundamentally reshape …

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2021 – DOI – Detailed Plan for Improving Interior’s Implementation of E.O. 13175

This detailed plan is therefore Interior’s plan for beginning a new chapter in Tribal consultation …

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2021 – DOI Office of Self-Governance Update – February

Office of Self-Governance updated provided during the SGAC quarterly meeting held in February 0f …

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2021 – DRAFT 43 CFR PART 10 – NAGPRA Regulations

DRAFT – Updates to NAGPRA Regulations For discussion during Tribal consultation …

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2021 – TSGAC – IHS Budget Update

IHS budget update presented to the TSGAC at the meeting held on February 17, …

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2021 – TSGAC – Virtual Meeting Agenda – February

The agenda for the Indian Health Service Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee and Technical Workgroup Virtual …

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2021- (Feb) OSG Update

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2021- CSKT’s History of Efforts to Re-Acquire the National Bison Range

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2021- DOI Response to SGAC: AVSO Memorandum of Understanding in Self-Governance Funding Agreements

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2021- DTLL – Department of Justice – Consultation on Tribal Set-Aside from the Crime Victims Fund

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime …

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2021- DTLL – DOJ CONSULTATION FRAMING PAPER ON THE DISPOSITION OF THE FY 2021 TRIBAL SET-ASIDE FORMULA FUNDS UNCLAIMED BY PARTICIPATING TRIBES

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2021- DTLL: Proposed updates to NAGPRA Regulations

The Department of the Interior (Department) is planning to propose updates to its Native American …

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2021- List of Programs Eligible for Inclusion in Funding Agreements Negotiated With Self-Governance Tribes by Interior Bureaus Other Than the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Fiscal Year 2021 Programmatic Targets

Federal Register Notice: List of Programs Eligible for Inclusion in Funding Agreements Negotiated With Self-Governance …

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2021- SGAC Agenda- February

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2021- SGAC Agenda- February

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2021- SGAC Letter: Comments on the NTIA Tribal Broadband Grant Program

SGAC submitted comments in response to questions posed during the February 2021 National Telecommunications and …

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2021- SGAC Letter: Follow-up from the September 2020 Meeting

SGAC highlighted several issues and recommendations raised by Tribal leadership during the September 2020 virtual …

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2021- SGCETC Letter: Support for the RESPECT Act

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2021- Summary of Tribal Input on 2011 Draft NAGPRA Updates and Responses

On March 25, 2011, the Department of the Interior conducted a telephonic, government-to-government tribal consultation …

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2021- TSGAC Comments on the VA-IHS MOU

Feb. 26, 2021 – TSGAC comments on the draft revised Memorandum of Understanding between the …

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2021- TSGAC Letter: 2020 Draft Revised VA-IHS MOU

TSGAC reviewed the draft revised MOU and offers recommendations, including: The addition of workforce development …

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2021- TSGAC Letter: Establishment of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Tribal Advisory Committee

To fulfill the VA Tribal Consultation Policy, Executive Order 13175, and the Presidential Memorandum on …

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2021- TSGAC Letter: Funds Authorized in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

“In response to IHS’ request for input on the factors it should consider in developing …

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2021- TSGAC Letter: Health Information Technology Modernization Summit Request

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2021- TSGAC Letter: Nomination to the IHS Tribal Consultation Policy Workgroup

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2021- TSGAC Meeting Presentation- OTSG Update

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2021- TSGAC Meeting Presentation: OTSG Update- February

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2021- Update on the IHS HIT Modernization Project

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2021- US Court of Appeals: SWINOMISH INDIAN TRIBAL COMMUNITY, APPELLANT v. XAVIER BECERRA, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS SECRETARY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, ET AL., APPELLEES

“The Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act does not require Indian Health Service to pay …

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2021-SGAC Letter: Program Formula Matrix Workgroup- Updated Report- Phase II Recommendations-pdf

SGAC provided formal recommendations on key formulas and programs under Title IV of the Indian …

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3. 2020 Self-Governance Minimum Data Collection Form (Source: OSG)

OSG requests forms by Friday, August 13, 2021. Email to: …

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3. Sac and Fox Nation – TSGAC Nomination

Nomination to TSGAC from Sac and Fox …

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3a. Oneida Nation Nomination Letter (2021)

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3b. Chippewa Cree Nomination (2021)

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3c. Lummi Nation Nomination (2021)

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3d. Alaska Tribal Health Compact Nomination Letter (2021)

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4. DOI’s Detailed Plan for Improving Interior’s Implementation of E.O. 13175

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4. Hoopa Valley Tribe – Position Paper on Water and Sanitation

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4a. 2021- Response Letter to TSGAC from VA

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4b. IHS Letter in Response to Feb 2021 TSGAC Meeting

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5. ACA/IHCIA Project Update

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5. DTLL – Banned Equipment

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5a. 2021- TSGAC Brief: American Indian and Alaska Native Marketplace Enrollment, Including Access to Cost-Sharing Protections

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5b. American Indian and Alaska Native Marketplace Enrollment

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5c. Medicare Telehealth Coverage Before, During, and After the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

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5d. ACA/IHCIA Issues Chart

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6. NIHB HIT Modernization Letter to Congress

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6a. OSG Presentation – Freeman

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6b. OJS Presentation – O’Neal

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6c. HEARTH – Trust Evaluations Presentation

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7. Tribal Talking Points for SGAC Meeting

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7a. VA Presentation – Birdwell

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7b. ACF Presentation – Sauve

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7c. ACA Project Update – Sullivan

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7d- OTSG Update Presentation – Cooper

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7e- Budget Update Presentation – Curtis

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7f- HIT Modernization Presentation- Thornbrugh

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8. USET Letter to OMB Regarding IDC Guidance

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9. TSGAC Tribal Talking Points – July 2021

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Ak Chin Indian Community – HEARTH Act Presentation

A presentation regarding the HEARTH Act created by the Ak Chin Indian …

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Announcement of U.S. Support for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

President Obama recommitted ―to supporting tribal self-determination, security and prosperity for all Native Americans. He …

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BIA List of Self-Governance Laws

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Chippewa Cree Tribe Compact of Self-Governance with DOI – Demonstration Project

Chippewa Cree Tribe’s Self-Governance Compact with DOI for the Demonstration …

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Comptroller General Decision – Land Acquisition by the Yurok Indian Tribe

Comptroller General of the United States Decision: Use of funds available to the Yurok Indian …

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Congressional Hearing – Indian Self-Determination Act of 1972

An open public hearing to take testimony from administration of Indian witnesses on S.3157, the …

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CRS Report – 1985 – Analysis of American Indian Affairs: Background, Nature, History, Current Issues, Future Trends

Analyzes the relationship between the Federal Government and Indian tribes, focusing on the nature and …

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CRS Report: Definitions of “Inherently Governmental Function” in Federal Procurement Law and Guidance

CRS Report on Inherently Federal Functions definitions in procurement law

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Department of Transportation Presentation on Self-Governance

Presentation from the Department of Transportation on its implementation of Tribal Self-Governance …

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DOI IG Report: Indian Affairs Offices’ Poor Recordkeeping and Coordination Threaten Impact of Tiwahe Initiative

Summary: The DOI Inspector General evaluated the policies and practices of the Office of Indian …

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DOI Self-Governance Demonstration Project Compact – Quinault Nation – 1990

This Compact is to carry out an unprecedented Self-Governance Demonstration Project, authorized by Title III, …

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Example of a Multi-Year Funding Agreement

Tribal Nation’s Multi-Year Funding Agreement (Funding Agreement) which covers fiscal years 2016-2023 with the Indian …

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FTCA Claims

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GAO Report: INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE Considerations Related to Providing Advance Appropriation Authority

Highlights: The Indian Health Service (IHS), like most federal agencies, must use appropriations in the …

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GAO Report: Indian Programs: Interior Should Address Factors Hindering Tribal Administration of Federal Programs

Highlights: GAO found that various factors can affect tribes’ use of self-determination contracts and self-governance …

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HEARTH Act Presentation – BIA

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History, Status, and Future of Tribal Self-Governance under ISDEAA

Reviews the history of Tribal Self-Governance authority, identifies challenges to the continued growth of Self-Governance, …

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House Appropriations Hearing – 1987 – following AZ Republic Articles

Representative Yates: “It is hard to designate by title the subject of this hearing. It …

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House Hearing on HR 3394, Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project Act

House Hearing on HR 3394, Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project Act Statements: Dr. Eddie Brown, Assistant …

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House Hearing: Contract Support Costs within IHS and BIA

Excerpt: Statement of Representative Don Young: The consistent failure of Federal agencies (IHS and BIA) …

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House Report 102 -320 – 1991 – Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project Act

Recommends passage with an amendment of H.R. 3394, the Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project Act of …

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I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW: THE EPA’S AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INDIAN COUNTRY UNDER THE CLEAN AIR ACT

“Between 1998 and 2011, the skies over Indian country existed in a regulatory gap. This …

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IHS Handbook: PERSONNEL ASPECTS OF THE INDIAN SELF-DETERMINATION AND EDUCATION ASSISTANCE ACT PUBLIC LAW 93-638 HANDBOOK

“This Handbook has been developed to provide guidance to officials of the Indian Health Service …

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Implicit Divestiture of Tribal Powers: Locating Legitimate Sources of Authority in Indian Country

Excerpt: The United States Supreme Court has been severely criticized by tribal leaders, tribal advocates, …

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IMPLICIT DIVESTITURE OF TRIBAL POWERS: LOCATING LEGITIMATE SOURCES OF AUTHORITY IN INDIAN COUNTRY

“This article will explore the Supreme Court’s creation and subsequent use of implicit divestiture as …

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KEYNOTE ADDRESS OF WANDA STONE, CHAIRPERSON, KAW NATION TO THE IHS SPRING SELF-GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE – APRIL 15, 1997

Excerpt: “Good Morning! I feel honored to have the opportunity to speak before such a …

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Manilaq Association v. Burwell

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Midnight Rider: The EPA and Tribal Self-Determination

Republican Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma added a rider to an otherwise benign transportation bill …

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NAHASDA Fact Sheet – CRS

The Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA), P.L. 104-330, reorganized the …

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Native American Business Incubators Program Act

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New Document Title

Enter an excerpt to provide document context in filter and search results.

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New Policy for Processing HEARTH Act Proposed Regulations

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Not Invisible Act of 2019

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Reclaiming Native Truth Report: CHANGING THE NARRATIVE ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS- A GUIDE FOR NATIVE PEOPLES AND ORGANIZATIONS

“This guide is filled with information from the largest research study ever done in Indian …

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Reclaiming Native Truth: CHANGING THE NARRATIVE ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS – A GUIDE FOR ALLIES

“This guide is a tool in our quest to replace false narratives — and specifically …

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Savanna’s Act

An act to  direct the Attorney General to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and …

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Senate Hearing on S. 1287, Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project Act

Senate hearing on S. 1287, The Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project Act. Statements: Allen, William Ron, …

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Senate Hearing: Obstacles and Impediments to Expansion of Self-Governance

Excerpt: Senator McCain: The committee will receive testimony on the Department of the Interior’s management …

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Senate Oversight Hearing: IHS Implementation of the Tribal Self-Governance Act – 1995

“This oversight hearing will focus on how the Indian Health Service is implementing the Tribal …

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Senate Report – 102-199 – 1991

The purpose of S. 1287 is to extend and expand the Self-Governance Demonstration Project in …

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SGAC Protocols (June 2018)

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SGAC Protocols- Approved 4-22-14

DOI Self-Governance Advisory Committee Protocols. Approved April …

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Standards for the Review and Approval of CSC in the BIA

“The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has developed its Contract Suppon Costs (CSC) policy with …

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Title VI: Draft Legislation – S.1696

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Title VI: Expansion of Self-Governance Within the Department of Health and Human Services

Tribal Strategy …

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Title VI: Letter from Secretary Sebelius Regarding the Tribal-Federal Workgroup (2013)

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Title VI: Senate Report 108-412

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Title VI: TITLE VI TRIBAL SELF-GOVERNANCE DEMONSTRATION PROJECT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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Title VI: TRIBAL SELF-GOVERNANCE DEMONSTRATION FEASIBILITY STUDY (2003)

Title VI of the Indian Self Determination and Education Assistance Act (Public Law 93-638, as …

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Title VI: Tribal Self-Governance Health Care and Social Services Delivery Effectiveness Evaluation Feasibility Study

This Draft Report is intended to provide a legislative background and history of Tribal Self-Governance …

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Title VI: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Self-Governance Tribal Federal Workgroup

HHS created a Self-Governance Tribal Federal Workgroup (SGTFW) to assist HHS to: (1) Prioritize the …

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Tribal Transportation Program – Overview

“In 1982, Congress created the Federal Lands Highway Program (FLHP) under the Surface Transportation Assistance …

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Tribal Transportation Self-Governance Program Regulations

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Trying A New Way Report

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TSGAC Brief – Tribal Sponsorship of Medicare Part B and Part D Premiums

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TSGAC Protocols – Approved 7-30-14

Protocols for the IHS Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee. Approved July …

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vha-ihs-mou_tribal-consultation-final-pdf

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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