Bureau of Indian Affairs

Ethnic Studies / April 23, 2015 / No Comments /
History, administration, current BIA programs, position of American Indian Movement, 1999 study of BIA management. Recommends abolishment of BIA.

On November 6th 2000, President Clinton signed into effect an Executive Order meant to establish regular and meaningful consultation and collaboration with tribal officials in the development of Federal policies that have tribal implications.

Once again, said Interior Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs Kevin Gover, President Clinton has demonstrated his administration’s commitment to the government-to-government relationship between the Federal government and the Tribes. With this order, the Tribes’ right to self-government and self-determination …

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