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Election of Officers of the Osage Minerals Council
Document Number: 2020-25999
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-12-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) proposes to revise its regulations governing elections of the Osage Nation to update and limit the Secretary's role to the task of compiling a list of voters for Osage Minerals Council elections. These proposed changes would reaffirm the inherent sovereign rights of the Osage Tribe to determine its membership and form of government.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University and to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
Document Number: 2020-26185
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Indian Child Welfare Quarterly and Annual Report
Document Number: 2020-25976
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Columbia River In Lieu Fishing Sites
Document Number: 2020-24729
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-11-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This rule replaces references to outdated position titles and office names with references to current positions and offices and corrects two typographical errors. These corrections will clarify the regulation, including clarifying that appeals of decisions of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Regional Director made regarding Columbia River In-Lieu Fishing Sites go to the Assistant Secretary.
HEARTH Act Approval of the San Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California Business Site Leasing Ordinance
Document Number: 2020-24518
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the San Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California Business Site Leasing Ordinance under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business leases without further BIA approval.
HEARTH Act Approval of Manzanita Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Manzanita Reservation, California Leasing Ordinance
Document Number: 2020-23988
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Manzanita Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Manzanita Reservation, California (Tribe) leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business, agricultural, residential leases, wind energy evaluation leases, and wind and solar resource leases without further BIA approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Tribal Energy Development Capacity Program
Document Number: 2020-23887
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs are proposing to revise an information collection.
Indian Gaming; Extension of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact (Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota)
Document Number: 2020-23844
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice announces the extension of the Class III gaming compact between the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Little River Band Trust Acquisition and Casino Project, Township of Fruitport, Muskegon County, Michigan
Document Number: 2020-23508
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Township of Fruitport, County of Muskegon, Little River Band of Ottawa Indians (Tribe), and Federal Highway Administration serving as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in connection with the Tribe's application requesting the transfer into trust by the United States of approximately 60 acres of land for gaming and other purposes in the Township of Fruitport, County of Muskegon, Michigan.
Final Environmental Impact Statement and Final Conformity Determination for the Tejon Indian Tribe's Proposed Fee-to-Trust Acquisition and Casino Resort Project, Kern County, California
Document Number: 2020-23497
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, with the Tejon Indian Tribe (Tribe), Kern County (County), National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) serving as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the EPA in connection with the Tribe's application for transfer into trust by the United States of approximately 306 acres for gaming and other purposes to be located west of the Town of Mettler, Kern County, California.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Reporting Systems for Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of 2017
Document Number: 2020-23325
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Osage County Oil and Gas Final Environmental Impact Statement, Osage County, Oklahoma
Document Number: 2020-22783
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has prepared the Osage County Oil and Gas Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and, by this notice, is announcing its publication. The FEIS is a programmatic analysis of the potential impacts that future oil and gas development may have on the surface estate and subsurface mineral estate (Osage Mineral Estate) in Osage County, Oklahoma.
Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention; Minimum Standards of Character
Document Number: 2020-21535
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is confirming the interim final rule published on June 23, 2020, updating the minimum standards of character to ensure that individuals having regular contact with or control over Indian children have not been convicted of certain types of crimes or acted in a manner that placed others at risk, in accordance with the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act, as amended.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Enterprise License Agreement GIS Software User Information Collection
Document Number: 2020-22682
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing a new information collection.
Land Acquisitions; Chickasaw Nation
Document Number: 2020-22667
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to transfer 61.63 acres, more or less, of land near the City of Kingston, Marshall County, Oklahoma, (Site) into trust for the Chickasaw Nation for gaming and other purposes.
Land Acquisitions; Chickasaw Nation
Document Number: 2020-22666
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to transfer 248.09 acres, more or less, of land in the City of Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma, (Site) into trust for the Chickasaw Nation for gaming and other purposes.
Use of Bureau-Operated Schools by Third Parties Under Lease Agreements and Fundraising Activity by Bureau-Operated School Personnel
Document Number: 2020-21536
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-10-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Congress authorized the Director of the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE or Bureau) to enter into agreements with third parties to lease the land or facilities of a Bureau-operated school in exchange for funding that benefits the school. This proposed rule establishes standards for the appropriate use of lands and facilities under a lease agreement, provisions for establishment and administration of mechanisms for the acceptance of consideration for the use and benefit of a school, accountability standards to ensure ethical conduct, and provisions for monitoring the amount and terms of consideration received, the manner in which the consideration is used, and any results achieved by such use. This proposed rule also establishes standards to implement authority provided by Congress for BIE personnel to fundraise on behalf of Bureau-funded schools.
HEARTH Act Approval of Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, California Business and Residential Leasing Ordinance
Document Number: 2020-22425
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, California (Tribe) leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business and residential leases without further BIA approval.
Bureau of Indian Education: National Policy Memorandum on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (NPM-EDUC-33)
Document Number: 2020-21972
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-10-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This document announces that the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) will be conducting consultation meetings by webinar to obtain oral and written comments on the BIE National Policy Memorandum (NPM- EDUC-33), which is an interim policy, applicable to BIE-operated elementary and secondary schools and dormitories, on the nondiscrimination prohibitions based on disability found in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Department's implementing regulations. The Department will use comments received during consultation to inform its development of a final Section 504 policy for BIE-operated elementary and secondary schools and dormitories.
Land Acquisitions; Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota
Document Number: 2020-22088
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs has made a final determination to acquire 9,303.79 acres, more or less, into trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in BIA and IHS
Document Number: 2020-21559
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood
Document Number: 2020-21558
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Land Acquisitions; Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, California
Document Number: 2020-21537
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs has made a final determination to acquire 1,427.78 acres, more or less, (commonly known as ``Camp 4'') into trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation, California. Congress affirmed that this property is to be taken into trust by enacting the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land Affirmation Act of 2019.
HEARTH Act Approval of Wilton Rancheria, California Business Site Leasing Act
Document Number: 2020-21370
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Wilton Rancheria, California (Tribe) leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business leases without further BIA approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2020-21043
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Request for Nominations of Members to Serve on the Bureau of Indian Education Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2020-20749
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA), the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) requests nominations of individuals to serve on the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board). There will be seven positions available. Board members serve a staggered term of two or three years from the date of their appointment. The BIE will consider nominations received in response to this request for nominations, as well as other sources. This notice provides committee and membership criteria.
Annual Meeting Under Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Act, as Amended
Document Number: 2020-20186
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), is announcing the annual meeting of the Federal agencies and Tribes that participate in the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Act of 2017, also known as ``Public Law 477.'' Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of all individuals, the meeting will be conducted via WebEx and by telephone.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2020-20185
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children is holding an upcoming meeting to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities. Due to the COVID- 19 pandemic and for the safety of all individuals, the meeting will be held online. DATES: The BIE Advisory Board meeting will be held Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment in the State of Oregon
Document Number: 2020-19928
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and the State of Oregon amended their compact governing certain forms of class III gaming; this notice announces Secretarial approval of the Amendment to the Amended Tribal-State Compact for Regulation of Class III Gaming between the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and the State of Oregon-Amendment II.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts Taking Effect in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2020-19707
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On July 1, 2020, the Kialegee Tribal Town, and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma, respectively, submitted compacts with the State of Oklahoma governing certain forms of Class III gaming. This notice announces that the Kialegee Tribal Town and State of Oklahoma Gaming Compact and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians and State of Oklahoma Gaming Compact are taking effect.
Land Acquisitions; Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe
Document Number: 2020-19706
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs has made a final determination to acquire 44.10 acres, more or less, into trust for the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe.
Land Acquisitions; Tejon Indian Tribe
Document Number: 2020-19705
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs has made a final determination to acquire 10.36 acres, more or less, into trust for the Indians of the Tejon Indian Tribe.
HEARTH Act Approval of Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas Business Leasing Code
Document Number: 2020-19704
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas' (Tribe) Part 3 Business Leases, Chapter 27 Leasing Code under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business leases without further BIA approval.
Notice of Cancellation of Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Coquille Indian Tribe Fee-To-Trust and Gaming Facility Project, City of Medford, Jackson County, Oregon
Document Number: 2020-19503
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) announces that it has discontinued preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Coquille Indian Tribe's (Tribe) application for the proposed conveyance of 2.4-acres of land into trust and development of a gaming facility in the City of Medford, Jackson County, Oregon. The Proposed Action included (1) conveyance of the Medford Site into trust by the BIA, and (2) conversion of an existing bowling alley on the Medford Site into a gaming facility by the Tribe. On May 27, 2020, the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs declined to accept conveyance of the Medford Site into trust. Accordingly, the Department will take no Federal action, and there is no longer a need for an EIS.
Energy and Mineral Development Program (EMDP); Solicitation of Proposals
Document Number: 2020-19502
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), through its Division of Energy and Mineral Development (DEMD), is soliciting grant proposals from Tribes and Tribal Energy Development Organizations for technical assistance funding to hire consultants to identify, evaluate or assess the market for energy or mineral resources that a Tribe will process, use, or develop.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of South Dakota
Document Number: 2020-18080
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Gaming Compact (Compact) between the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (Tribe) and the State of South Dakota (State).
Liquor Control Statute of the Ione Band of Miwok Indians
Document Number: 2020-17750
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Liquor Control Statute (Statute) of the Ione Band of Miwok Indians. The Statute regulates and controls the possession, sale, manufacture, and distribution of alcohol in conformity with the laws of the State of California.
Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Arrow Canyon Solar Project, Clark County, Nevada
Document Number: 2020-17165
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as the lead Federal agency, with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians (Moapa Band) as cooperating agencies, intends to file a draft supplemental environmental impact statement (DSEIS) with the EPA for the proposed Arrow Canyon Solar Project (ACSP or Project). The DSEIS evaluates the expansion of the previously approved Moapa Solar Energy Center (MSEC) Project on the Moapa River Indian Reservation (Reservation) in Clark County, Nevada. This notice also announces that the DSEIS is now available for public review and that public meetings will be held to solicit comments on the DSEIS.
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
Document Number: 2020-16881
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) owns or has an interest in irrigation projects located on or associated with various Indian reservations throughout the United States. We are required to establish irrigation assessment rates to recover the costs to administer, operate, maintain, and rehabilitate these projects. We are notifying you that we have adjusted the irrigation assessment rates at several of our irrigation projects and facilities to reflect current costs of administration, operation, maintenance, and rehabilitation.
Spirit Lake Tribe Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: 2020-16605
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Spirit Lake Tribe's Liquor Control Ordinance (Ordinance). This Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, manufacture, and distribution of alcohol in conformity with the laws of the State of North Dakota for the purpose of generating new Tribal revenues. Enactment of this Ordinance will help provide a source of revenue to strengthen Tribal government, provide for the economic viability of Tribal enterprises, and improve delivery of Tribal government services.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI) Funding Solicitations and Reporting
Document Number: 2020-16404
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Advisory Board of Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2020-16272
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing an upcoming meeting of the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of all individuals, the meeting will be conducted online.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; IDEIA Part B and C Child Count
Document Number: 2020-16146
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Indian Gaming; Extension of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact (Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota)
Document Number: 2020-15975
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice announces the extension of the Class III gaming compact between the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment in the State of Wisconsin
Document Number: 2020-15974
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of Wisconsin entered into a compact amendment with the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of the Lac du Flambeau Reservation of Wisconsin governing certain forms of class III gaming; this notice announces the approval of the 2020 Amendment to the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and State of Wisconsin Gaming Compact of 1992.
Land Acquisitions; Osage Nation, Bartlesville Property, Oklahoma
Document Number: 2020-15489
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 125 acres, more or less, of land in trust for the Osage Nation for gaming and other purposes on June 26, 2020.
Land Acquisitions; Osage Nation, Pawhuska Property, Oklahoma
Document Number: 2020-15487
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 63.1 acres, more or less, of land known as the Pawhuska Property in Osage County, Oklahoma, in trust for the Osage Nation for gaming and other purposes on June 26, 2020.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota
Document Number: 2020-14485
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 3.98 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community on June 12, 2020.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota
Document Number: 2020-14483
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 218.65 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community on June 10, 2020.
HEARTH Act Approval of Catawba Indian Nation Business Leasing Act
Document Number: 2020-14484
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On June 25, 2020, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Catawba Indian Nation's leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business leases without further BIA approval.