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Bureau of Indian Affairs in disarray with another mysterious departure

The lack of political leadership at the Bureau of Indian Affairs is spreading to the ranks, with the agency's director mysteriously gone and most of the regional directors vacant under the Trump administration.

Bryan Rice, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation who was barely tapped as director six months ago, is the latest reminder of the turmoil. He was supposed to testify at a tribal homelands hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, with his name appearing on the witness list as recently as Monday.


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