Bureau of Indian Education director resigns

BY STAFF REPORTS
06/27/2012 08:46 AM
WASHINGTON – Director of the Bureau of Indian Education Keith Moore announced his resignation on June 20 to take a position in his home state of South Dakota.

Moore will be serving as South Dakota state director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. An enrolled citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Moore has led the bureau for the past two years. Former Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk selected him for the position.

BIE Chief of Staff Brian Drapeaux will serve as interim director until a replacement is found.

The BIE operates the federal school system for Native American students. It oversees more than 180 facilities on 64 reservations in 23 states.
ᏣᎳᎩ

ᏩᏒᏓᏃᎢ–ᎠᏓᏅᏖᎵᏙ ᎾᎿ Bureau ᎤᎾᏓᏡᎬ ᎤᎾᏕᎣᏆᏍᏗ keith Moore ᎬᏂᎨᏒ ᏄᏩᏁᎸ ᏚᏲᏍᎬ ᏧᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᏗ ᎤᎯᎢ ᎠᎴᏂᏍᎩ ᏕᎭᎷᏱ ᏔᎵᏍᎪᎯᏁ ᎾᎿ ᎳᏚᎸᎳᏍᏓᏁᏗ ᎾᎿ ᏧᏂᎩᏒ ᏧᏛᏒ ᎾᎿ ᎤᎦᎾᏮ Dakota.

Moore ᎾᏍᎩᎾ ᏫᏚᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎲ ᎾᎿ ᎤᎦᎾᏮ Dakota ᏍᎦᏚᎩ ᏗᏘᏂᏙᎯ ᎾᎿ Fellowship of Christian Athletes. ᎾᏍᎩ ᎨᎳ ᎾᎿ ᎨᎪᏪᎸ ᎠᏁᎲ Rosebud ᎠᏂᏑ ᎠᏂᎳᏍᏓᎸ, Moore ᎾᏍᎩ ᏔᎵ ᏧᏕᏘᏴᏓ ᎢᎪᎯᏓ ᏓᏘᏂᏓ bureaᎢ.

ᏧᏩᎪᏔᏅᏍᏔᏅ Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk ᎤᏑᏰᏒ ᎾᏍᎩ ᏧᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᏗ ᎾᎿᎢ.

BIE ᎤᎬᏫᏳᎯ ᎾᎿ Staff Brian Drapeaux ᎾᏍᎩ ᏚᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎵᏍᏗ ᎾᏍᎩ ᎤᏓᏁᏟᏴᎡᎯ ᎠᏂᏩᏛᎢ.

BIE ᎠᏅᏗᏍᎪ ᏚᏂᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎰ ᏩᏥᏂ ᏧᎾᏕᎶᏆᏍᏗᎤᏅᏔᏂᏓᏍᏗ ᎾᎿ ᎠᏁᎲᏯ ᎠᎹᎵᎧ ᏗᎾᏕᎶᏆᏍᎩ. ᎾᎿ ᏓᏂᏍᏕᎸᎯᏙᎰ ᏍᎪᎯᏧᏈ ᏁᎵᏍᎪ ᏂᏚᏩᏙᏢᏒ ᎾᎿ ᏑᏓᎵᏍᎪ ᏅᎩ RESERVATIONS ᎾᎿ ᏔᎵᏍᎪ ᏦᎢ ᏗᏍᎦᏚᎩ.

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