Tribal News

July, 2013:   Navajo Nation Artifact Repatriation
Juan Cancel, of the Seminole Tribal Historic Preservation Office  May, 2013:  Juan Cancel, of the Seminole Tribal Historic Preservation Office, explains a state-of-the-art GIS imaging system at Big Cypress FL. 
STEM comes to Zia Pueblo via the Corps May, 2013:  STEM comes to Zia Pueblo via PM Jerry Nieto of the Albuquerque District
Photo Credit:  Lisa Lockyear


LTC Antoinette Gant and Gregg Shutiva, Gov. of the Pueblo of Acoma

March 13, 2013:  LTC Antoinette Gant and Gregg Shutiva, Governor of the Pueblo of Acoma.  Signing the Watershed Cost Share Agreement for a Watershed Study on the Rio San Jose in West Central New Mexico.  It's scheduled as a three year study with a total study cost of approximately $1 Million.  The project is being carried out under the Section 203 Tribal Partnership Program (gratuitous plug).  It is the second active 203 in the nation, a study with Santa Clara Pueblo being the first.  We have two more Section 203 watershed studies in the cue to be signed, with San Felipe and Santa Ana Pueblos. 

Dr. Karen Krepps  Feb. 22, 2013:  Dr Karen Krepps, Detroit District Tribal Liaison and District Archeologist, retires Feb 22 2013.  She was presented with a bronze DeFleury medal and a sage bundle, among other things, in honor of her 32 years of service.

Nov. 20, 2012:  Six Federally Recognized Tribes to Sign New BPNM Floodway Programmatic Agreement 

  July, 2012: Senator Tom Udall visits flood torn Pueblos in New Mexico 
  June 2012:  Georgeie Reynolds and Paul Lumley, Director of the Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission, at the NWD change of command.
Dallesport Completion, April 2012 April, 2012:  The Dallesport Treaty Fishing Access Site, the 31st and final access site constructed by the Corps along the Columbia River, has been completed. The 31 sites are mitigation for fishing areas lost by the tribes when Bonneville Dam was constructed in 1938, flooding traditional access points to the river. Construction of the sites began in 1988 and was completed in 2012.
February, 2012:  Danny Rey (Auburn Rancheria Tribe) records an archeological site on his iPad during a regulatory field visit in advance of proposed development in northern CA (photo: Erin Hess)

February 10, 2012 :  Albuquerque District & Navajo Nation Housing Authority Plan New Partnership

March, 2009:  Gary Shoffstall (Chief, Buffalo District Emergency Mgt Office) and Rick Hill (Tuscarora) display a replica of the “George Washington Belt” that was commissioned by the President to represent the Treaty of Canandaigua (1794).  (USACE Consultation Workshop, Buffalo, NY, March 2009)