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Monthly Archives:March 2020

Indian Affairs taking into trust tribal lands under new guidance

The Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney issued two separate decisions taking lands into trust for the Cahto Tribe of the Laytonville Rancheria and the Catawba Indian Nation. These historic decisions, and the records supporting them, benefited from recently released guidance establishing a clear, four-step process for analyzing trust acquisitions Continue Reading

All Pueblo Council of Governors response to Bureau of Land Management’s preferred plan for Greater Chaco

On Friday, the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Land Management Farmington Field Office and Bureau of Indian Affairs Navajo Regional Office released a joint draft resource management plan amendment (RMPA) that will shape oil and gas development decisions in Chaco Canyon for years to come. Chaco Canyon — a portion of which is Continue Reading

Industry experts in tribal economic development, financial management launch new firm

Native American economic development, fiscal management and government policy experts launch a new company, McCabe Consulting LLC. Sean McCabe (Navajo), Juan Massey and their team of experienced Native professionals are supplying the planning and implementation strategies necessary to spur tribal economic development. McCabe is affecting his experience rooted in two decades of providing audit services, Continue Reading