What is the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)?

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is the federal agency that is responsible for maintaining the U.S. government’s relationship with the federally recognized Indian tribes. The BIA oversees programs for and makes laws and policies related to American Indians and Alaska Natives.[3369]

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    U.S. Department of the Interior, Indian Affairs, Frequently Asked Questions, https://www.bia.gov/frequently-asked-questions.