2016 Student Leadership Summer Institute for Native Students

2016 Student Leadership Summer Institute for Native Students

As part of President Obama’s Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) initiative to remove barriers to success for Native Youth,Acting Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Lawrence S. Roberts announced the launch of the 2016 Indian Affairs Student Leadership Summer Institute, a paid 10-week summer internship program with the agency that begins in early June. The Institute will provide American Indian and Alaska Native post-secondary students with a unique opportunity to learn about federal policymaking and develop management and leadership skills within high-profile offices throughout the Indian Affairs organization.

The Indian Affairs Student Leadership Summer Institute’s mission is to engage and support the next generation of Native students interested in rising to leadership levels within federal government. The program will provide participants with:
• An introduction to the government-to-government relationship between the United States and the 567 federally recognized tribal nations;
• An understanding of how the federal government carries out its trust responsibilities to tribal and individual Indian trust beneficiaries;
• How the tribal consultation process guides the development and implementation of federal Indian policies and regulations;
• Real-world exposure to the Indian Affairs organization and its component bureaus, offices and programs that carry out its part of the Secretary of the Interior’s overall responsibilities to Indian Country.
The Institute is open to American Indian and Alaska Native students currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs. Between 15-to-20 students will be selected to work at either Indian Affairs’ headquarters offices in Washington, D.C., or at the BIA 12 regional offices. Internships will begin in early June and end mid- August.

Applications will open for this opportunity on Monday, February 29, 2016 on the www.usajobs.gov website.

SIR Neighborhood Watch Program


The Susanville Indian Rancheria, is implementing a “Neighborhood Watch” Program for residents of the Rancheria. Neighborhood Watch is set-up for the safety of the residents of SIR. Over the last several months, crime and suspicious activity has occurred both on the lower and upper Rancheria.
We are concerned Tribal Members, who want to ensure the safety of our Elders, Children, and residents of the S.I.R.

The Neighborhood Watch Program is a group of people living in the same area, who want to make the neighborhood safer by working together and in conjunction with the local law enforcement to reduce crime and improve their quality of life.

SIR Neighborhood Watch “Warriors”

SIR Neighborhood Watch Incident Report

    SIR Neighborhood Watch Family Information Form

SIR Human Resources

Training Center Now Available !!

The Susanville Indian Rancheria Human Resource Department is pleased to announce that our new training facility is now open.
There is no cost to utilize the training center and it is open to all tribal members and employees of the Susanville Indian Rancheria/ Lassen Indian Health Clinic.


Please check out Human Resources Page for the latest Job Opportunities  updated Feb. 18th 2016