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2016 Summer Internship with Indian Land Tenure Foundation
January 19, 2016

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION The Indian Land Tenure Foundation (ILTF) is looking to hire two current undergraduate or graduate students as interns for the summer of 2016. The internships are full-time...

Position Announcement: Communications Officer, Indian Land Tenure Foundation
October 19, 2015

Indian Land Tenure Foundation (ILTF) is a national, community-based organization headquartered near St. Paul, Minnesota, whose mission is to ensure that all reservation and important off-reservation...

Free Land Management and Economic Development Training in August 2015
July 29, 2015

Indian Land Tenure Foundation will be offering more free landowner training in August. We are hosting several upcoming free training sessions for Native American landowners and agricultural producers...

Twitterstorm to Help Free the Buffalo at Pe' Sla Sacred Site
June 26, 2015

We’re starting a Twitterstorm Friday, June 26, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. (Central)/1:00 p.m. (Eastern) to help raise money for #FreeTheBuffs at Pe' Sla Sacred Site. Create your own tweets, using the...

Next Landowner Training: June 22 in Crow Creek, SD
June 9, 2015

Indian Land Tenure Foundation will be offering another free landowner training. We are hosting a free training session for Native American landowners and agricultural producers June 22 in Crow...

Free Training for Native American Producers and Landowners in WI and MN
May 26, 2015

Indian Land Tenure Foundation will be offering more free landowner training. We are hosting two trainings for Native American landowners and agricultural producers June 2 at Bad River and June 3...

ILTF to Present American Indian Land Recovery Award to the Oceti Sakowin (Great Sioux Nation) on April 23, 2015
April 7, 2015

The Indian Land Recovery Celebration took place on the evening of April 23rd at the Minnesota History Center. Read more about the event here. 

Free Training for Native American Producers and Landowners
April 2, 2015

Indian Land Tenure Foundation will be in Lakota country in mid-April. We are hosting two trainings for Native American landowners and agricultural producers April 14 at Standing Rock and April 15 at...

Climate Change Adaptation in Indian Country: Law Review Article Written by ILTF staff, Jamie Ford and Erick Giles
March 30, 2015

Article written by ILTF staff, Jamie Ford and Erick Giles, "Climate Change Adaptation in Indian Country: Tribal Regulation Of Reservation Lands And Natural Resources," and published in the William...

2015 Summer Internship with Indian Land Tenure Foundation
January 27, 2015

Note: We are no longer accepting applications for the internships. Thank you to everyone who applied. We will review applications and be in touch by March 31.  The Indian Land Tenure Foundation...

Position Announcement: CEO, Indian Land Capital Company
October 13, 2014

Note: The position has been filled.  Thank you to everyone who applied. Indian Land Capital Company (ILCC) ILCC is a for-profit, Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that lends to...

MN Indian Estate Planning Project 2014 Internships
February 27, 2014

Summer Internship opportunities are available for current law students to work with the Minnesota Indian Estate Planning Project, a federally funded project through the Indian Land Tenure Foundation...

2nd Annual Tribal Lands Conference
January 27, 2014

ILTF will be at the 2nd Annual Tribal Lands Conference: The Cobell Settlement Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations, 2014 and Beyond Monday, January 27, 2014 at the University of Arizona,...

Indian Mineral Owners Meeting—October 29, New Town, ND
October 25, 2013

Indian mineral owners are invited to consult with Department of the Interior on oil pricing. Click here to read the full announcement. 

October Landowner Training Session: Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma
October 17, 2013

Attend a Free Information Session on Cobell Buy-Back, Estate Planning, CRP and Carbon Markets. Sessions are designed especially to address the needs of Native American landowners, farmers and...

August Informational Sessions for Native American Landowners and Agriculture Producers
8/20/13

Free information sessions for Native American landowners and agricultural producers will be held August 26, 27 and 28, 2013 for Rosebud, Pine Ridge, and Three Affiliated Tribes of...

Call for Proposals for ILTF's Audit Services
7/8/13

ILTF is requesting proposals for preparation of its yearly audited financial statements and related information for the 2013 fiscal year ending December 31, 2013. Click here to view the full RFP...

Informational Sessions for Native American Landowners and Agriculture Producers in North Dakota
6/25/13

Free information sessions for Native American landowners and agricultural producers will be held July 16, 17 and 18, 2013 on the Turtle Mountain, Spirit Lake and Sisseton-Wahpeton reservations in...

National Tribal Land Association Taking Membership
5/21/13

Join Today! During the 3rd Tribal Land Staff National Conference held in April of this year, the National Tribal Land Assocation (NTLA) announced the formation of the professional association and...

Trainings for Native American Producers and Landowners
05/02/13

Indian Land Tenure Foundation will be hosting a series of trainings for Native American landowners and agricultural producers May 20, 21 & 22, 2013 at Cheyenne River, Pine Ridge and Rosebud. The...

Understanding American Indian Land Tenure and AIPRA Workshops Scheduled
01/30/13

Indian Land Tenure Foundation is partnering with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension to present a series of two-day workshops titled: Understanding American Indian Land Tenure and...

New Book Offers Legal Framework for Native Land Law
12-03-12

Indian Land Tenure Foundation is excited to announce the publication of a new legal treatise, Native Land Law: General Principles of Law Relating to Native Lands and Natural Resources. The book...

Pe' Sla Returns to Oceti Sakowin
11-30-12

This afternoon at 2:00 pm MST in Rapid City, South Dakota, full ownership and control of the sacred site Pe’ Sla, located in the Black Hills, was officially returned to the Oceti Sakowin (Seven...

$3.4 Billion Cobell Settlement Cleared for Implementation
11-27-12

The $3.4 billion Cobell Settlement became final last Friday, November 24, following action by the Supreme Court and expiration of the appeal period. The Settlement is the result of a class-action...

Indian Land Tenure Foundation Receives $140,000 from USDA for Outreach to American Indian Farmers and Ranchers
11-13-12

Indian Land Tenure Foundation (ILTF) announced that it has received a $140,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Tribal Relations (OTR) for outreach to American...

Indian Land Tenure Foundation Receives $100,000 Grant from Blandin Foundation for Minnesota Indian Estate Planning Project
10-31-12

Indian Land Tenure Foundation (ILTF) announced it has received a $100,000 grant from the Blandin Foundation to support the Minnesota Indian Estate Planning Project, a three-year project to provide...

Village Earth Offers Online Native Strategic Land Planning Course
10-15-12

Village Earth, a global nonprofit organization that provides training and education on sustainable community development, is offering an online Native Strategic Land Planning Course through...

National Indian Carbon Coalition Launches New Website
07-23-12

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new website for National Indian Carbon Coalition (NICC), a greenhouse gas management service providing project development resources and training for tribal...

Intertribal Agriculture Council and National Indian Carbon Coalition to Host One-Day Training in Eastern Oklahoma
07-18-12

The Eastern Oklahoma Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) Technical Assistance Center and National Indian Carbon Coalition will host a one-day training event at the Cherokee Hard Rock in Catoosa,...

Job Opportunities for Realty Specialists
05/18/12

Here are two recent job postings for realty specialists in Indian Country: The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians is seeking a realty specialist to manage real estate...

Cris Stainbrook to Speak at Land Tenure Center 50th Anniversary Celebration
04/27/12

Cris Stainbrook, ILTF president, will speak at the Land Tenure Center 50th Anniversary Celebration at University of Wisconsin-Madison Saturday, April 28. The celebration, which takes place April 27...

Interior Extends Public Comment Period on Cobell Land Consolidation Draft Plan
03/16/12

The Department of the Interior has extended the public comment period on the Cobell Land Consolidation Draft Plan. Comments are now due April 3, 2012. Read DOI press release Learn more

Interior Seeks Comments on Cobell Land Consolidation Draft Plan
02/02/12

First Meeting of Trust Reform Commission Set for March 1-2, 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of the Interior today announced two important steps in the ongoing commitment to fulfilling this...

Indian Land Tenure Foundation Files Amicus Brief in Support of Cobell Plaintiffs
01/04/12

On December 22, 2011, Indian Land Tenure Foundation filed an amicus curiae brief in the United States Court of Appeals. The brief is informational in nature and emphasizes the rapid fractionation of...

BIA Announces "Sweeping Reform" of Federal Surface Leasing Regulations for American Indian Lands
11/29/11

Today, the Federal Register published new proposed regulations for Residential, Business and Wind and Solar Resource Leases on Indian Land. The existing regulations, adopted in 1961, create...

Indian Land Tenure Foundation Launches New Indian Estate Planning Project in Minnesota
10/28/11

View PDF version of the news release Indian Land Tenure Foundation (ILTF) has launched a new will writing initiative—the Minnesota Indian Estate Planning Project.  The three-year project will...

New Date Added, Comment Period Extended for Cobell Trust Land Consolidation Program Regional Consultation
10/03/11

Regional consultations on the Cobell Trust Land Consolidation Program have been scheduled for the following dates and locations. The meetings provide an opportunity for tribes to give feedback on a...

South Dakota Board of Education Adopts Native Curriculum
07/26/11

On July 25, 2011, the South Dakota Board of Education adopted core concepts and standards for teaching Native American history and culture in South Dakota's public schools. The adoption of these core...

Regional Consultations on Trust Land Consolidation Program Scheduled
07/15/11

Regional consultations on the Cobell Trust Land Consolidation Program have been scheduled for the following dates and locations. The meetings provide an opportunity for tribes to give feedback on a...

Solid Waste Management Training for Tribes - Northeast Region
Posted 06/22/11

Solid Waste Management Training for Tribes - Northeast Region July 12 -15, 2011, Seneca Niagara Casino and Hotel, New York This course is designed for tribal elected officials, tribal...

Indian Land Tenure Foundation Sponsors Speaker Series at University of Montana
Posted 01/18/11

UM Payne Family Native American Center, February 10 – March 30, 2011 The Indian Land Tenure Foundation will sponsor a speaker series held at the University of Montana’s Payne Family Native American...

Indian Land Tenure Foundation Hosts Meeting of Minnesota Tribal Land Office Staff
Posted 08/09/10

On August 9, 2010, Indian Land Tenure Foundation held a meeting of tribal land office staff from the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe to discuss tribal land office priorities, needs and ideas for potential...

20th Annual Indian Land Consolidation Symposium
Posted 10/01/10

This annual conference is a unique educational and networking opportunity for Indian landowners, tribal land office staff, and others who are interested in returning ownership, control and management...

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