BIA Head Kevin Washburn Speaks to ICTMN About Bay Mills and the Need to Resolve Water Rights


Interior Secretary — Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn was in New York City in September as the historic Peoples’ Climate March and the United Nations General Assembly opened its 69th regular session with the first World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, where he added to our excitement here at ICTMN by taking a few hours to sit with us for an interview.

Washburn holds the government’s top administrative position dealing with federal Indian law and right now he’s in the midst of reforming the most controversial regulations in Indian county — the rules for federally recognizing an American Indian tribe...

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Courey Toensing, Gale. "BIA Head Kevin Washburn Speaks to ICTMN About Bay Mills and the Need to Resolve Water Rights." Indian Country Today Media Network. November 17, 2014. Article. (, accessed March 8, 2023)


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