Land Acquisitions; Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation, 33345-33346 [2021-13221]

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[FR Doc. 2021–13391 Filed 6–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [212A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A51010.999900] Land Acquisitions; Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. This notice announces that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs has acquired all land comprising the National Bison Range, consisting of approximately 18,800.22 acres, more or less, into trust for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation. DATES: This trust transfer occurred on December 27, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Sharlene M. Round Face, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Real Estate Services, 1001 Indian School Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, sharlene.roundface@bia.gov, (505) 563– 3132. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs by part 209 of the Departmental Manual, and is published in the Assistant Secretary’s discretion to inform the public and provide clarity regarding title of the National Bison Range. On the date listed in the DATES section of this notice, the President signed Public Law 116–260, which provides that all land comprising the National Bison Range are held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation. The following land description is written in accordance with the Specifications for Descriptions of Land: Revised 2017: SUMMARY: Principal Meridian, Montana. T. 18 N, R. 20 W, sec. 5, lot 4, S1⁄2NW1⁄4, SW1⁄4, W1⁄2SE1⁄4, and SE1⁄4SE1⁄4; secs. 6, 7, 8, 17, 18, 19, and 20; sec. 29, N1⁄2NE1⁄4, NW1⁄4, W1⁄2SW1⁄4, and NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, EXCEPTING THEREFROM PO 00000 Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33345 Tracts A and B of Certificate of Survey No. 4432, Filed on November 13, 1990, in Lake County, MT., containing 41.54 acres, more or less; sec. 30. T. 19 N, R. 20 W, sec. 31; sec. 32, W1⁄2NW1⁄4 and W1⁄2SW1⁄4. T. 18 N, R. 21 W, secs. 1, 2, and 3; sec. 4, lots 1 and 2, Warranty Deed dated June 18, 1999, filed in Missoula County, Montana on Microfilm No. 27909, Tract No. 12, more particularly described as, that portion of government lots three (3) and six (6) lying East of Montana State Highway 212, EXCEPTING that portion of Lot Three (3) conveyed to the State of Montana for State Highway Project as shown in Book 102 of Deeds, Page 477, Sanders County Records, containing 37 acres, more or less, and Warranty Deed dated June 5, 2002, filed in Sanders County, Montana on Microfilm No. 37748, portion of Tract No. 13, more particularly described as, the East Half of the Southwest Quarter (E1⁄2SW1⁄4) EXCEPTING THEREFROM the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (NE1⁄4SW1⁄4) of Section 4, a strip Sixty (60.00) feet wide as described in the instrument executed by Mart Sullivan to the Northern Pacific Railway Company, dated June 25, 1917, recorded July 17, 1917, in Book 23 of Deeds, Page 281; ALSO EXCEPTING THEREFROM a strip one Hundred (100.00) feet wide as described in the instrument executed by Patrick Noon to the Northern Pacific Railway Company, dated September 29, 1916, recorded October 23, 1916, in Book 23 of Deeds, Page 123, also excepting therefrom that parcel conveyed to the state of Montana by that Bargain and Sale Deed recorded April 15, 1988, in Book 109 of Deeds, page 314, containing 79.00 acres, more or less; sec. 9, NE1⁄4, NE1⁄4NW1⁄4, S1⁄2NW1⁄4, NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, and SE1⁄4; secs. 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15; sec. 16, E1⁄2; sec. 21, lot 1 and NE1⁄4; sec. 22, lots 1 and 4, N1⁄2, NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, and SE1⁄4; secs. 23 and 24; sec. 25, lots 1 and 2, N1⁄2, N1⁄2SW1⁄4, and SE1⁄4; sec. 26, lot 1, N1⁄2, and N1⁄2SE1⁄4, together with a roadway-railway grade crossing, R.W. 7059, executed on March 13, 1967 across that portion of the railway company’s main line right of way in the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter (SW1⁄4SE1⁄4) Section Twenty Six (26), Township Eighteen (18) North, Range Twenty One (21) West, Montana Principal Meridian, shown colored RED on the map, marked Exhibit ‘‘A’’, dated September 27, 1966, attached and made a part of the conveyance document; sec. 27, N1⁄2NE1⁄4. T. 19 N, R. 21 W, sec. 26, Warranty Deed dated May 21, 1997, filed in Lake County, Montana on E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 33346 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 119 / Thursday, June 24, 2021 / Notices Microfilm No. 382039, Tract No. 11, more particularly described as, those portions of the SE1⁄4SW1⁄4, SW1⁄4SE1⁄4, and SE1⁄4SE1⁄4 lying South of the Montana Rail Link, Inc., (formerly Burlington Northern) Railroad right-ofway, containing 26.49 acres, more or less; sec. 27, Warranty Deed dated June 24, 1931, filed in Missoula County, Montana July 22, 1931, recorded in Volume 10 Deeds, page 192, Tract No. 3, more particularly described as, beginning at the Southeast Corner (1) of the Southwest Quarter Southwest Quarter (SW1⁄4SW1⁄4) Section 27, Township Nineteen North (T19N) Range Twentyone West (R21W) of Montana, Principal Meridian, in Lake County Montana, thence West along South line of said Section Twenty-seven, 19.02 chains (2); thence North 36°12′ East, 1.45 chains (3); thence North 41°24′ East, 2.39 chains (4); thence North 44°25′ East, 3.21 chains (5); thence North 44°35′ East, 17.59 chains (6); thence North 52° East, 2.56 chains (7); thence South, 19.34 chains, to the point of beginning (1); containing in gross 18.86 acres more or less, excepting and reserving therefrom approximately three fourths of one acre of said land facing 202.2 feet on the Northwesterly boundary of said land and 159 feet in depth as shown on the plat annexed to this deed, said exception being also described as follows; Beginning at a point (1) distant 8.24 chains, North 76°19′ West from a post at the main gate to National Bison Range Headquarters in the exterior boundary line of the land above described between corners 1 and 7; thence North 45°25′ West 2.41 chains (2), a point in the said exterior boundary line between corners 5 and 6; thence South 44°35′ West with said exterior boundary line 3.06 chains (3), (from this point an iron post bears South 66°31′ West 1.80 chains distant); thence South 45°25′ East 2.41 chains (4); thence North 44°35′ East 3.06 chains to (1) the place of beginning. After allowing for said exception the net acreage of the land hereby conveyed is 18.ll acres. EXCEPTING that portion conveyed to James E. Largent as shown on Deed, United States of America to James E. Largent dated December 12, 1990, more particularly described as those portions of Township Nineteen (19) North. Range Twenty-one (21) West, Principal Meridian Montana: In Section Twentyseven (27), a portion of the Southwest Quarter Southwest Quarter (SW1⁄4SW1⁄4) described as Parcel 1, and further described as: Commencing at the Southeast Corner of the Southwest Quarter Southwest Quarter (SW1⁄4SW1⁄4) of Section 27; thence West along the South line of said Section 1255.32 feet to a point; thence N 36°12′00″ E, 95.70 feet to a point; thence N 41°24′00″ E, 157.74 feet to a point; thence N 44°25′00″ E, 211.86 feet to a point; thence N 44°35′00″ E, 169.36 feet to the true Point of Beginning; thence N 44°35′00″ E, 304.56 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jun 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 feet to a point; thence S 46°00′16″ E, 153.12 feet to a point; thence S 18°29′04″ W, 127.30 feet to a point; thence S 39°48′35″ W, 182.99 feet to a point; thence N 47°49′48″ W, 224.54 feet to the Point of Beginning containing 1.40 acres, more or less, SE1⁄4SW1⁄4, and S1⁄2SE1⁄4; secs. 34, 35 and 36. The areas described aggregate 18,800.22 acres, SUBJECT TO valid existing rights. Bryan Newland, Principal Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–13221 Filed 6–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCO956000 L14400000.BJ0000 21X] Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Colorado Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of official filing. AGENCY: The plats of survey of the following described lands are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Colorado State Office, Lakewood, Colorado, 30 calendar days from the date of this publication. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the U.S. Forest Service and the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands. DATES: Unless there are protests of this action, the plats described in this notice will be filed on July 26, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit written protests to the BLM Colorado State Office, Cadastral Survey, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, CO 80215–7210. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet Wilkins, Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Colorado, telephone: (303) 239– 3818; email: j1wilkin@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 to contact Ms. Wilkins during normal business hours. The Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The plat, in three sheets, incorporating the field notes of the dependent resurvey and subdivision of section 16 in Township 48 North, Range 8 East, New Mexico Principal Meridian, Colorado, was accepted on February 25, 2021. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The plat, in three sheets, incorporating the field notes of the dependent resurvey and subdivision of section 22 in Township 8 South, Range 71 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, was accepted on March 16, 2021. The plat, in two sheets, incorporating the field notes of the dependent resurvey in Township 13 South, Range 86 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, was accepted on March 24, 2021. The plat incorporating the field notes of the remonumentation of certain corners in Township 8 South, Range 71 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, was accepted on March 31, 2021. The plat, in two sheets, incorporating the field notes of the dependent resurvey and subdivision of section 22 in Township 51 North, Range 8 East, New Mexico Principal Meridian, Colorado, was accepted on May 3, 2021. The plat, in three sheets, incorporating the field notes of the remonumentation of certain corners in Township 49 North, Range 9 East, New Mexico Principal Meridian, Colorado, was accepted on May 20, 2021. A person or party who wishes to protest any of the above surveys must file a written notice of protest within 30 calendar days from the date of this publication at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. A statement of reasons for the protest may be filed with the notice of protest and must be filed within 30 calendar days after the protest is filed. If a protest against the survey is received prior to the date of official filing, the filing will be stayed pending consideration of the protest. A plat will not be officially filed until the day after all protests have been dismissed or otherwise resolved. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your protest, please be aware that your entire protest, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. (Authority: 43 U.S.C. Chap. 3) Janet Wilkins, Chief Cadastral Surveyor. [FR Doc. 2021–13313 Filed 6–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[212A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A51010.999900]


Land Acquisitions; Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the 
Flathead Reservation

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Assistant Secretary--Indian 
Affairs has acquired all land comprising the National Bison Range, 
consisting of approximately 18,800.22 acres, more or less, into trust 
for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead 
Reservation.

DATES: This trust transfer occurred on December 27, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Sharlene M. Round Face, Bureau of 
Indian Affairs, Division of Real Estate Services, 1001 Indian School 
Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, [email protected], (505) 563-
3132.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published in the exercise of 
authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant 
Secretary--Indian Affairs by part 209 of the Departmental Manual, and 
is published in the Assistant Secretary's discretion to inform the 
public and provide clarity regarding title of the National Bison Range.
    On the date listed in the DATES section of this notice, the 
President signed Public Law 116-260, which provides that all land 
comprising the National Bison Range are held in trust by the United 
States for the benefit of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes 
of the Flathead Reservation. The following land description is written 
in accordance with the Specifications for Descriptions of Land: Revised 
2017:

Principal Meridian, Montana.

T. 18 N, R. 20 W,
    sec. 5, lot 4, S\1/2\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\, W\1/2\SE\1/4\, and SE\1/
4\SE\1/4\;
    secs. 6, 7, 8, 17, 18, 19, and 20;
    sec. 29, N\1/2\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\, W\1/2\SW\1/4\, and NE\1/4\SW\1/
4\, EXCEPTING THEREFROM Tracts A and B of Certificate of Survey No. 
4432, Filed on November 13, 1990, in Lake County, MT., containing 
41.54 acres, more or less;
    sec. 30.
T. 19 N, R. 20 W,
    sec. 31;
    sec. 32,
    W\1/2\NW\1/4\ and W\1/2\SW\1/4\.
T. 18 N, R. 21 W,
    secs. 1, 2, and 3;
    sec. 4, lots 1 and 2,
    Warranty Deed dated June 18, 1999, filed in Missoula County, 
Montana on Microfilm No. 27909, Tract No. 12, more particularly 
described as, that portion of government lots three (3) and six (6) 
lying East of Montana State Highway 212, EXCEPTING that portion of 
Lot Three (3) conveyed to the State of Montana for State Highway 
Project as shown in Book 102 of Deeds, Page 477, Sanders County 
Records, containing 37 acres, more or less, and
    Warranty Deed dated June 5, 2002, filed in Sanders County, 
Montana on Microfilm No. 37748, portion of Tract No. 13, more 
particularly described as, the East Half of the Southwest Quarter 
(E\1/2\SW\1/4\) EXCEPTING THEREFROM the Northeast Quarter of the 
Southwest Quarter (NE\1/4\SW\1/4\) of Section 4, a strip Sixty 
(60.00) feet wide as described in the instrument executed by Mart 
Sullivan to the Northern Pacific Railway Company, dated June 25, 
1917, recorded July 17, 1917, in Book 23 of Deeds, Page 281; ALSO 
EXCEPTING THEREFROM a strip one Hundred (100.00) feet wide as 
described in the instrument executed by Patrick Noon to the Northern 
Pacific Railway Company, dated September 29, 1916, recorded October 
23, 1916, in Book 23 of Deeds, Page 123, also excepting therefrom 
that parcel conveyed to the state of Montana by that Bargain and 
Sale Deed recorded April 15, 1988, in Book 109 of Deeds, page 314, 
containing 79.00 acres, more or less;
    sec. 9, NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, S\1/2\NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, 
and SE\1/4\;
    secs. 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15;
    sec. 16, E\1/2\;
    sec. 21, lot 1 and NE\1/4\;
    sec. 22, lots 1 and 4, N\1/2\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SE\1/4\;
    secs. 23 and 24;
    sec. 25, lots 1 and 2, N\1/2\, N\1/2\SW\1/4\, and SE\1/4\;
    sec. 26, lot 1, N\1/2\, and N\1/2\SE\1/4\, together with a 
roadway-railway grade crossing, R.W. 7059, executed on March 13, 
1967 across that portion of the railway company's main line right of 
way in the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter (SW\1/4\SE\1/
4\) Section Twenty Six (26), Township Eighteen (18) North, Range 
Twenty One (21) West, Montana Principal Meridian, shown colored RED 
on the map, marked Exhibit ``A'', dated September 27, 1966, attached 
and made a part of the conveyance document; sec. 27, N\1/2\NE\1/4\.
T. 19 N, R. 21 W,
    sec. 26, Warranty Deed dated May 21, 1997, filed in Lake County, 
Montana on

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Microfilm No. 382039, Tract No. 11, more particularly described as, 
those portions of the SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SE\1/
4\SE\1/4\ lying South of the Montana Rail Link, Inc., (formerly 
Burlington Northern) Railroad right-of-way, containing 26.49 acres, 
more or less;
    sec. 27, Warranty Deed dated June 24, 1931, filed in Missoula 
County, Montana July 22, 1931, recorded in Volume 10 Deeds, page 
192, Tract No. 3, more particularly described as, beginning at the 
Southeast Corner (1) of the Southwest Quarter Southwest Quarter 
(SW\1/4\SW\1/4\) Section 27, Township Nineteen North (T19N) Range 
Twenty-one West (R21W) of Montana, Principal Meridian, in Lake 
County Montana, thence West along South line of said Section Twenty-
seven, 19.02 chains (2); thence North 36[deg]12' East, 1.45 chains 
(3); thence North 41[deg]24' East, 2.39 chains (4); thence North 
44[deg]25' East, 3.21 chains (5); thence North 44[deg]35' East, 
17.59 chains (6); thence North 52[deg] East, 2.56 chains (7); thence 
South, 19.34 chains, to the point of beginning (1); containing in 
gross 18.86 acres more or less, excepting and reserving therefrom 
approximately three fourths of one acre of said land facing 202.2 
feet on the Northwesterly boundary of said land and 159 feet in 
depth as shown on the plat annexed to this deed, said exception 
being also described as follows; Beginning at a point (1) distant 
8.24 chains, North 76[deg]19' West from a post at the main gate to 
National Bison Range Headquarters in the exterior boundary line of 
the land above described between corners 1 and 7; thence North 
45[deg]25' West 2.41 chains (2), a point in the said exterior 
boundary line between corners 5 and 6; thence South 44[deg]35' West 
with said exterior boundary line 3.06 chains (3), (from this point 
an iron post bears South 66[deg]31' West 1.80 chains distant); 
thence South 45[deg]25' East 2.41 chains (4); thence North 
44[deg]35' East 3.06 chains to (1) the place of beginning. After 
allowing for said exception the net acreage of the land hereby 
conveyed is 18.ll acres. EXCEPTING that portion conveyed to James E. 
Largent as shown on Deed, United States of America to James E. 
Largent dated December 12, 1990, more particularly described as 
those portions of Township Nineteen (19) North. Range Twenty-one 
(21) West, Principal Meridian Montana: In Section Twenty-seven (27), 
a portion of the Southwest Quarter Southwest Quarter (SW\1/4\SW\1/
4\) described as Parcel 1, and further described as: Commencing at 
the Southeast Corner of the Southwest Quarter Southwest Quarter 
(SW\1/4\SW\1/4\) of Section 27; thence West along the South line of 
said Section 1255.32 feet to a point; thence N 36[deg]12'00'' E, 
95.70 feet to a point; thence N 41[deg]24'00'' E, 157.74 feet to a 
point; thence N 44[deg]25'00'' E, 211.86 feet to a point; thence N 
44[deg]35'00'' E, 169.36 feet to the true Point of Beginning; thence 
N 44[deg]35'00'' E, 304.56 feet to a point; thence S 46[deg]00'16'' 
E, 153.12 feet to a point; thence S 18[deg]29'04'' W, 127.30 feet to 
a point; thence S 39[deg]48'35'' W, 182.99 feet to a point; thence N 
47[deg]49'48'' W, 224.54 feet to the Point of Beginning containing 
1.40 acres, more or less, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and S\1/2\SE\1/4\;
    secs. 34, 35 and 36.
    The areas described aggregate 18,800.22 acres, SUBJECT TO valid 
existing rights.


Bryan Newland,
Principal Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
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