According to sources, a couple weeks ago (before NCAI) Chairman Yob said we received a letter stating because of their caseload we would not receive a determination from the BIA/OFA until September 15th, 2015.
The Federal Register
The Federal Register will post all news regarding OFA findings, however December 1, 2015 has come and gone and to date GRBOI has not been re-affirmed to its rightful status as a Treaty Tribe.
Negake Family Reunion is July 25th. More information soon
The Association on American Indian Affairs...
...will be accepting scholarship applications now through 5:00 pm Eastern Time June 1st, 2015. See www.indian-affairs.org for more information.
The Eagle Feather Law and State-Recognized Tribes
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on August 20 is something for members of state-recognized tribes to celebrate.
In the ruling, the Court found that the U.S. government had failed to prove that denying...
Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/09/02/eagle-feather-law-and-state-recognized-tribes
'Active consideration' of Grand River tribal recognition raises possibility of downtown Muskegon casino
The Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians were notified by the Office of Federal Acknowledgment in a Dec. 12 letter to the tribal chairman that its 1994 request for federal recognition was being “actively considered.”
The agency in the U.S. Department of the Interior will decide by Dec. 1 a “proposed finding”
Man Who Threw Beer on Native American Kids Charged With Disorderly Conduct
Simon Moya-Smith 2/18/15
A man who hurled beer and racial slurs at a group of Native American kids last month at a hockey game in Rapid City, South Dakota, will be charged with disorderly conduct, officials said Wednesday in a statement.