Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative

Native Youth in Food and Agriculture: Summer Leadership Summit 2015 - Application Process Still OPEN!
Location: University of Arkansas – Fayetteville, Arkansas Hosts: Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative at the University of Arkansas School of Law Farm Credit Council Intertribal Agriculture Council National FFA Organization Application Information: The deadline for all applicants is June 1st, 2015, but spaces are limited, so please encourage interested youth to get their applications in as soon as possible.

Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council Position Advertisement for Financial Resource Officer & Executive Director Position

On behalf of Cheryl Belcourt, Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council, please read the attached files regarding job announcements with the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council. The due date to have applications turned in by is May 8, 2015.

Managing Bison Herds - Native America Calling Radio Interview with Jim Stone, Mark Azure & Goodshield Aguilar

The bison population in Yellowstone National Park is the oldest in the United States. Bison are unique because of their return from virtual extinction, but tensions rise each year over the management of the bison population in the park. Some groups oppose limiting or slaughtering the population on the Montana side of the park. Other concerns include the spread of brucellosis from bison to cattle. Yellowstone management works with tribes to provide bison for consumption and raising herds. What are the keys to managing bison herds? Are tribes being included in the management process?

Bison Coordinator Wanted in Alda, Nebraska

National Bison Association
Special Announcement
Bison Coordinator Wanted    

New Poll Shows Strong Support for Bison Restoration in Montana

January 8, 2015
Contact: Melanie Gade: (202) 772-0288
 New Poll Shows Strong Support for Bison Restoration in Montana

How is the National School Lunch Program Working in Indian Country?

Please click on the link for the following story regarding how the National School Lunch Program is working in Indian Country:

Major Bison Relocation from Ted Turner's Green Ranch to Fort Peck Indian Reservation

Please click on the link to read this media advisory regarding the 139 wild bison of Yellowstone origin that will relcaim their historic home on the Great Plains when they are transferred to the Fort Peck Indian Reservation on November 13th. Media will be in attendance for this event and a ceremonial event and community lunch will follow!


Intertribal Buffalo Council is holding their Annual Membership Meeting at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 10-11, 2014. For all of our Member Tribes, please make sure to get your Travel Advance form in (there is a link for the TA form attachment) and call Dakota Travel at 1-800-445-2095 to make your flight arrangements. As the dates get nearer, Rita will send out a Travel Memo with updated information regarding the Membership Meeting, room confirmation numbers and other pertinent information. If you need further information please call ITBC at (605) 394-9730.
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