News Story Archive

Tag: Native Americans
  • November

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Signs Partnership Agreement with the American Indian Science and Engineering Society

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the American Indian Science and Engineering Society signed a partnership agreement Nov. 17, 2022, that provides Native American students with formal access to Army Science, Technology, Engineering and Math job and educational opportunities.
  • January

    New Tribal Nations Technical Center of Expertise to track interactions, statistics enterprise-wide

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick recently announced the formal establishment of the Corps of Engineers Tribal Nations Technical Center of Expertise located in the Albuquerque District.
  • March

    District Archaeologist Shares Historical Discoveries at Colorado Conference

    District archaeologist Gregory Everhart attended the 37th Annual Conference of the Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists where he presented on historical findings on recent cultural resources activities at Trinidad Lake and John Martin Reservoir.
  • January

    Music City workshop tunes up tribal consultations

    State and federal agency representatives recently met in Nashville, Tennessee, this week to tune up and improve how they consult with tribal nations.
  • May

    New Headquarters Tribal Liaison Visits District and Local Tribal Leaders

    Recently the District was honored to have the new Corps’ Senior Tribal Liaison, Lisa Morales, visit. While in the District, Morales and Dr. Ron Kneebone, Albuquerque District tribal liaison, met with representatives from five Native American Tribes within the District’s Area of Responsibility.
  • November

    DOD Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month

    November was designated as National Native American Heritage Month by President George H.W. Bush in 1990. In a joint interview with American Forces Press Service and the Pentagon Channel, Joe Sarcinella, DOD's senior advisor and liaison for Native American Affairs, discussed the department's efforts to recognize Native Americans and their contributions to the country dating back to Revolutionary War.
  • April

    District Hosts Meeting for Newly Elected Tribal Leaders

    Tribal leadership in New Mexico changes fairly regularly, with most tribes changing annually, and New Mexico Senator Jeff Bingaman’s office approached the District to see if the Corps could help provide a location for new tribal leadership to meet and exchange information with representatives from local federal agencies.
  • January

    District Achieves another First for Tribal Program

    In the first meeting of its kind, Robert Isenberg and Maj. Seth Wacker, members of the South Pacific Division’s 59th Forward Engineering Support Team - Advanced (FEST) joined District Tribal Liaison Ron Kneebone in a visit with representatives of two New Mexico Pueblos Dec. 14 and 15. They met with the Pueblo of Santa Clara and the Pueblo de Cochiti to provide the Native American tribes with critically needed engineering support to address local infrastructure issues and to provide FEST members with real-world training.
  • October

    Corps, Santa Clara Pueblo Sign Historic Agreement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Albuquerque District and the Pueblo of Santa Clara, New Mexico signed a historic partnership agreement Sept. 21 to conduct a watershed assessment for the Pueblo’s lands in the aftermath of June’s devastating Las Conchas forest fire.
  • April

    Longest Walk 3 Participants Stay at Cochiti

    On the weekend of March 19, Cochiti Lake had the unique opportunity to play host to participants of “The Longest Walk 3, Reversing Diabetes.”