Visit Arches and discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.
A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,310' Denali. Wild animals large and small roam un-fenced lands, living as they have for ages. Solitude, tranquility and wilderness await.
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, National Park Service, Arizona, Press Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – As part of the Obama Administration’s Every Kid in a Park initiative, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today visited Saguaro National Park with a class of about 25 Native students from Santa Rosa Ranch School – funded by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) – at the Tohono O'odham Nation.
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Arizona, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
WINSLOW, Ariz. – As part of President Obama’s Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) initiative to remove barriers to Native youth’s success and the ConnectED program to provide more students access to the Internet, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced a new partnership with Verizon and Microsoft to provide wireless tablets and high-speed wireless services to more than 1,000 Native American students.
National Park Service, California, History, Youth, Blog Post
When President Obama designated César E. Chávez National Monument three years ago today, he protected not just the place where civil rights leader César Chávez lived and worked, but a powerful story of seeking a better life for farm workers and their families.
Bureau of Indian Education, Native Americans, Youth, Blog Post
Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
“Gen-I is about all of you investing in your promise by getting a good education. You’ve got to finish high school, go on to college or a vocational training program so that you are in a position to get good jobs and be the leaders that you were meant to be."
-First Lady Michelle Obama to Native youth, July 9, 2015
National Park Service, Texas, Office of the Secretary, Conservation, Media Advisory
WACO, TEXAS – On Monday, October 5, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis will attend a celebration in Waco, Texas to commemorate the recent designation of Waco Mammoth National Monument.
Office of the Secretary, Conservation, Youth, Youth (Jewell Initiative), Press Release
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The North Face today unveiled its first-ever global brand campaign, “Never Stop.” The campaign, which features cinematic footage collected from around the world, takes viewers on an emotional journey inspiring them to discover the exhilaration that lives at the outer edge of their physical and intellectual possibilities.
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Alaska, Arizona, Press Release
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Education today, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of the Interior, announced the award of more than $5 million in grants to help Native American youth become college- and career-ready.
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Montana, New Mexico, Media Advisory
WASHINGTON – Today, Thursday, September 24, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan in a press conference call to discuss more than $5 million in funding to help Native American and Alaska Native youth become college- and career ready.
Bureau of Land Management, Nevada, Office of the Secretary, America's Great Outdoors, Blog Post
Sally Jewell, U.S. Secretary of the Interior and Christy Goldfuss, Managing Director of the Council on Environmental Quality
Today, we were lucky enough to spend a beautiful summer morning with 65 fourth-grade students from West Preparatory Academy, a Title 1 public school in East Las Vegas, Nevada. The kids were enthusiastic about being outside and going on a hike at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.