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Penn State Urged to Avoid Tainted FBI Officials - National Whistleblower Center. NWC Demands Holder Investigate FBI Failures in Child Sex Crime Cases Washington, D.C.

Penn State Urged to Avoid Tainted FBI Officials - National Whistleblower Center

November 22, 2011. Today, the NWC issued a letter calling for an independent investigation of child sex abuse cases that were mishandled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and FBI Director Robert Mueller. Additionally, the NWC called upon Penn State to ensure that former FBI agents involved in the misconduct in the handling of child sex crimes within the FBI are explicitly barred from any involvement in the Penn State investigation and that former Director Louis Freeh be questioned as to his knowledge of the FBI's failures.

Former FBI Agent Jane Turner's well-documented and highly credible allegations that the FBI did not properly act to protect young children from rape and sexual abuse on Native American reservations and in Minot, North Dakota, between 1998 and 2002 were never properly investigated by the FBI or the Department of Justice. Ms. Stephen M. Draft of Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement [Federal Register] Start Preamble Department of the Army, U.S.

Draft of Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement [Federal Register]

Intent To Hold North Dakota Task Force Meeting as Established by the Missouri River Protection and Improvement Act of 2000 (Title VII) [Federal Register] Start Preamble Department of the Army, U.S Army Corps of Engineers, DoD.

Intent To Hold North Dakota Task Force Meeting as Established by the Missouri River Protection and Improvement Act of 2000 (Title VII) [Federal Register]

DAKOTA WATER RESOURCES ACT OF 1998. PROGRESS AND FUTURE OF OPERATION DAKOTA Peacekeepers 2008. Committee on Indian Affairs: Lessons From Operation Dakota Peacekeepers 2009 (pdf) 143 Cong. Rec. S12471 - DAKOTA WATER RESOURCES ACT OF 1997. S. Rept. 106-203 - DAKOTA WATER RESOURCES ACT OF 1999. 06.13.02 ACHP Hearing Held on Federal Management of Missouri River Historic Properties. Skip specific nav links Home News.

06.13.02 ACHP Hearing Held on Federal Management of Missouri River Historic Properties

05.06.02 Standing Rock Sioux Prominent Section 106 Cases: Winter 2002. Skip specific nav links Home Working with Section 106 Section 106 in Action Archive of Prominent Section 106 Cases South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, and Nebraska: Missouri River, Master Manual, and Title VI Land Transfer.

05.06.02 Standing Rock Sioux Prominent Section 106 Cases: Winter 2002

09.24.01 South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, & Montana: Missouri River, Master Manual, & Title VI Land Transfer (STANDING ROCK SIOUX) Skip specific nav links Home Working with Section 106 Section 106 in Action.

09.24.01 South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, & Montana: Missouri River, Master Manual, & Title VI Land Transfer (STANDING ROCK SIOUX)

SPRING 2002: South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, and Nebraska: Transfer of Federal Land and the Operation of Missouri River Dams and Reservoirs. Skip specific nav links Home Working with Section 106 ACHP Case Digest Spring 2002 South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, and Nebraska: Transfer of Federal Land and the Operation of Missouri River Dams and Reservoirs.

SPRING 2002: South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, and Nebraska: Transfer of Federal Land and the Operation of Missouri River Dams and Reservoirs

05.11.16 Notice of Inventory Completion: History Colorado, formerly Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO. Start Preamble National Park Service, Interior.

05.11.16 Notice of Inventory Completion: History Colorado, formerly Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO

Notice. PHMSA TRIBAL ASSISTANCE PROTOCOL. Revisions to Regulations on Federal Acknowledgment of Indian Tribes. Home Who We Are AS-IA RACA Revisions to Regulations on Federal Acknowledgment of Indian Tribes Final Rule for 25 CFR Part 83 Acknowledgment of American Indian Tribes Final Rule (pdf) - June 29, 2015Policy Guidance (pdf) - June 29, 2105Information Fact Sheet (pdf) - June 29, 2015 Proposed Rule and Explanatory Information: Released May 22, 2014.

Revisions to Regulations on Federal Acknowledgment of Indian Tribes

Programmatic agreement tribal consultation. Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Tule River Tribe's Proposed Fee-to-Trust and Eagle Mountain Casino Relocation Project, Tulare County, California. Start Preamble Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Tule River Tribe's Proposed Fee-to-Trust and Eagle Mountain Casino Relocation Project, Tulare County, California

Notice. This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, intends to gather information necessary for preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS) in connection with the Tule River Tribe's (Tribe) proposed Eagle Mountain Casino Relocation Project in Tulare County, California. This notice also opens public scoping to identify potential issues, concerns and alternatives to be considered in the EIS. To ensure consideration during the development of the EIS, written comments on the scope of the EIS should be sent as soon as possible and no later than January 30, 2017.

Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts Taking Effect in the State of New Mexico. Start Preamble Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. Notice. BIA | BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS. JTAC | JOINT TRIBAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE. OST | OFFICE of the SPECIAL TRUSTEE for AMERICAN INDIANS. Indian Energy Development: Interior Could Do More to Improve Its Process for Approving Revenue-Sharing Agreements. What GAO Found The Department of the Interior (Interior) recently issued guidance intended to streamline the review process and reduce the approval times of oil and gas revenue-sharing agreements—called a communitization agreement (CA)—that include Indian resources. Under the revised guidance, for example, oil and gas operators are to provide simplified, less detailed information in their CA applications.

In addition, the revised guidance eliminates some duplication in the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) and the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) review processes. Potential Time-Saving Steps of the Revised Communitization Agreement Process It is too early to determine the effect the revised guidance will have on the CA process, but Interior will be limited in its ability to assess the results of its actions for three reasons: Interior has established few time frames for the BIA and BLM offices that perform key tasks during the review and approval process. Why GAO Did This Study. SEARCH: Code of Federal Regulations. Guidance for the Disclosure of Organizational Conflict Of Interest in the Selection and Use of Third-Party Contractors in Preparation of Environmental Documents by the Department Of State. This Guidance, issued February 26, 2015, replaces the Department’s Interim Guidance for the Disclosure of Organizational Conflict of Interest in the Use of Third-Party Contractors in Preparation of Environmental Documents by the Department of State.

I. Organizational Conflict of Interest All prospective contractors submitting proposals (Offerors) must submit as part of their proposals an Offeror’s Organizational Conflicts of Interest Disclosure Certification (OCI Disclosure Certification), in which the Offeror specifies, consistent with NEPA regulations, that “they have no financial or other interest in the outcome of the project.”[1] More information on the preparation of that Certification follows in Section II. United States v. Sioux Nation of Indians. ILI Report - Western Shoshone Docket 326-K. A Report On Behalf of the Western Shoshone National Council Prepared by Steven Newcomb Director, Indigenous Law Institute (Eugene, Oregon) and Indigenous Law Research Coordinator, D-Q University at Sycuan The Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation (El Cajon, California) January 2003 Summary Information has recently come to light that raises a fundamental question with regard to the Indian Claims Commission Western Shoshone Docket 326-K.

11.06.14 North Dakota Tribal Consultation Effort Receives Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Award. 08.21.14 Corps Needs to Take Steps to Identify All Projects and Studies Eligible for Deauthorization. What GAO Found The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (Corps) backlog list of authorized water resources construction projects is incomplete because the agency does not track all authorized projects and the list does not include studies. Specifically, GAO found that the backlog does not include some projects that were authorized but were not appropriated funds. Corps headquarters officials said that the agency does not have a policy instructing its district offices to enter into their databases projects that are authorized but have not been appropriated funds and that it is up to the discretion of the district offices to do so.

Corps officials also stated that the agency does not include studies on its backlog, nor does it have a policy instructing district offices to track studies. Why GAO Did This Study GAO was asked to review the Corps' construction backlog and deauthorization processes. 04.10.1995 Excessing of Lands within Reservations at Lake Sakakawea & at Lake Oahe. 2014 report: Water quality conditions in the Missouri River mainstem system. 2014 report: Water quality conditions in the Missouri River mainstem system (pdf, large)

11.04.05 Sioux Tribal Historic Preservation, human remains, recommendations. 12.16.16 Notice of Inventory Completion: inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes [Federal Register] Start Preamble National Park Service, Interior. Land Grab Cheats North Dakota Tribes Out of $1 Billion, Suits Allege. 05.09.16 Procedures to Address Threatened and Endangered Species and Historic Properties, ONG Minor NSR FIP. New Pipeline Construction Issues: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Considers Allowing Incidental Takes Under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. National Congress of American Indians. Wilkinson, Cragun, and Barker Indian Claims Commission records.

Dates: 1950-1980 This collection contains legal documents from the law firm Wilkinson, Cragun, and Barker, concerning cases filed through the Indian Claims Commission. Records of the Indian Claims Commission. (Record Group 279) 1946-83. Indian Claims Commission Decisions. Indian laws, regulations, guidelines, and policies related to oil and gas surface operations. Indigenous Law Institute. Indian Claims Commission Resources, Research by Topic, National Indian Law Library, Native American Rights Fund. Map of Judicially Established Indian Lands. Indian Tribes and Resources for Native Americans. Indian Claims Insight - LibGuides at ProQuest. "The Indian Claims Commission was created on August 13, 1946 (25 U.S.C. §70,et seq). Its purpose is to serve as a tribunal for the hearing and determination of claims against the United States arising prior to August 13, 1946 by any Indian tribe, band or other identifiable group of Indians living in the United States.

In this it exercises jurisdiction formerly resting with the United States Court of Claims under the previous system of passing special jurisdictional acts by Congress for individual tribes.

NATIVE AMERICAN GRAVES PROTECTION & REPATRIATION ACT (NAGPRA)

TRIBAL INTERESTS: CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS. 07.16.14 IMPROVING THE TRUST SYSTEM: CONTINUING OVERSIGHT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR'S LAND BUY-BACK PROGRAM. TRIBAL LAW & ORDER ACT. PICK-SLOAN. 06.25.14 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: ENCOURAGING INVESTMENT IN INDIAN COUNTRY. THE TRIBAL LABOR SOVEREIGNTY ACT OF 2015. National Historic Preservation Act, thru 12.19.14. Indian Claims Commission Act Of 1946. The ICCA was the culmination of 16 years of effort by Congress to create a new mechanism to resolve ancient tribal claims against the United States.

PUBLIC LAW 105–143—DEC. 15, 1997 MICHIGAN INDIAN LAND CLAIMS SETTLEMENT ACT. S. Hrg. 113-510 - S. 1948 AND S. 2299. 07.30.14 WHEN CATASTROPHE STRIKES: RESPONSES TO NATURAL DISASTERS IN INDIAN COUNTRY. 04.22.15 TRIBAL TRANSPORTATION: PATHWAYS TO SAFER ROADS IN INDIAN COUNTRY. DOCKET: Emissions from Oil & Natural Gas Production in Indian Country.

Federal Implementation Plan for Oil and Natural Gas Well Production Facilities; Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. Indian Energy Development: Additional Actions by Federal Agencies Are Needed to Overcome Factors Hindering Development. Salazar Announces $395 Million Available to States and Tribes for Cleaning Up Abandoned Coal Mines. Government, Indigenous leaders agree on changes to Muskrat Falls project. Interior Department Releases 2016 Status Report for Land Buy-Back Program, Will Consult with Indian Country on Program Extension. Indigenous Land Buy-Back Implementation Schedule. Indian Gaming: Regulation and Oversight by the Federal Government, States, and Tribes. Office of Natural Resources Revenue. Secretary Jewell Issues Secretarial Order to Encourage Tribal Role in Managing Interior Lands with Native American Connections.

09.12.16 Standing Rock Dispute Presents Issues Unique to Indian Country. 10.09.14 AUTOMATIC DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY TO THE STATES OF COLORADO, MONTANA, NORTH DAKOTA, SOUTH DAKOTA, UTAH, AND WYOMING TO IMPLEMENT AND ENFORCE NEW SOURCE PERFORMANCE STANDARDS; FRL-9917-49-REGION 9 (178846) 08.10.11 Forum on Traditional Cultural Landscapes summary. Gov. Accountability Office: Managing Natural Resources.

Risk Informed Land Use Planning Final Report of Recommended Practices November 2010.