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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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Financial Assistance and Social Services
Document Number: 2020-14219
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-01
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 with revisions.
Land Acquisitions; San Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California
Document Number: 2020-13887
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs has made a final determination to acquire 29 acres, more or less into trust for the San Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California on May 15, 2020.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts Taking Effect in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2020-13886
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On April 23, 2020, the Comanche Nation and the Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians, respectively, submitted compacts with the State of Oklahoma governing certain forms of Class III gaming. This notice announces that the Comanche Nation and State of Oklahoma Gaming Compact and the Otoe-Missouria Tribe and State of Oklahoma Gaming Compact are taking effect.
HEARTH Act Approval of Fort Belknap Indian Community of the Fort Belknap Reservation of Montana Residential Leasing Act
Document Number: 2020-13885
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On June 12, 2020, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Fort Belknap Indian Community of the Fort Belknap Reservation (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 residential leases without further BIA approval.
Draft School Reopening Plan for School Year 2020-2021
Document Number: 2020-13819
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) will conduct consultations to obtain oral and written comments on the draft School Reopening Plan (Plan) for school year 2020-2021, for its Bureau-funded schools to ensure BIE is meeting the needs of its students, schools, and Tribal communities to provide a safe environment for the continuation of education of the students in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and following guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Appraisals & Valuations of Indian Property
Document Number: 2020-13724
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-25
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.
Change of Address; Office of Indian Gaming for Submission of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts
Document Number: 2020-13060
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This rule updates the address for submission of Tribal-State Class III gaming compacts, amendments, and extensions in the Tribal- State Class III Gaming Compact regulations.
Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention; Minimum Standards of Character
Document Number: 2020-11974
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This interim final rule updates 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. These updates reflect updates made to the list of crimes by amendments to the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act.
Land Acquisitions; Snoqualmie Indian Tribe
Document Number: 2020-13082
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs has made a final determination to acquire 16.63 acres, more or less, into trust for the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe on March 18, 2020.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota
Document Number: 2020-13064
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 114 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on June 3, 2020.
Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI) Grant; Solicitation of Proposals
Document Number: 2020-13063
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), through its Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI), is soliciting proposals from Tribes for technical assistance funding to hire consultants to perform feasibility studies of economic development opportunities located in designated Opportunity Zones. Eligibility for funding is limited to those applicants whose proposed projects, businesses, or technologies will be located in designated Opportunity Zones. These grants are also intended to fund applicants to obtain qualified guidance on how the development projects, businesses, or technologies they propose can attract investments from an Opportunity Fund.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2020-13062
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice announces that the Model Tribal Gaming Compact between the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma and the State of Oklahoma (Compact), and the Extension of State-Tribal Gaming Compact between the State Of Oklahoma and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma (Extension), are taking effect.
Phase I Negative Proposed Finding on the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians
Document Number: 2020-12775
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Office of Federal Acknowledgment (OFA) within the Office of the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs (AS-IA) within the Department of the Interior (Department) hereby provides notice that OFA has issued a Phase I negative Proposed Finding (PF) in response to the petition it received from the group known as the Fernande[ntilde]o Tataviam Band of Mission Indians (FTB), headquartered in San Fernando, California. The petitioner seeks Federal acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe under the Department's regulations. The OFA has found that FTB meets only three of the four mandatory criteria reviewed under the Phase I review, as defined by the regulations.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Conformity Determination for the Tejon Indian Tribe's Proposed Fee-to-Trust Acquisition and Casino Resort Project, Kern County, California
Document Number: 2020-12697
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-12
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 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with the EPA in connection with the Tribe's application for acquisition in 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. This notice also announces that the DEIS is now available for public review and that a public hearing will be held to receive comments on the DEIS.
Land Acquisitions; Wyandotte Nation
Document Number: 2020-11976
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 10.24 acres, more or less, of land in trust for the Wyandotte Nation, for gaming and other purposes on May 20, 2020.
Tribal Energy Development Capacity (TEDC) Grant; Solicitation of Proposals
Document Number: 2020-11975
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), through the Division of Energy and Mineral Development (DEMD), Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), is soliciting grant proposals from federally recognized Indian Tribes to build Tribal capacity for energy resource regulation and management under the Tribal Energy Development Capacity (TEDC) grant program.
Living Languages Grant Program (LLGP); Solicitation of Proposals
Document Number: 2020-11201
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), through its Living Languages Grant Program (LLGP), is soliciting proposals from Tribes for grants to fund Native language instruction and immersion programs for Native students not enrolled at Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools, including those Tribes in States without BIE-funded schools.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment in the State of Oregon
Document Number: 2020-10823
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of Oregon entered into a compact amendment with the Coquille Tribe of Indians governing certain forms of class III gaming; this notice announces the approval of Amendment III to the Amended and Restated Tribal-State Compact for Regulation of Class III Gaming between the Coquille Tribe of Indians and the State of Oregon.
Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco & Tawakonie); Amendment to Liquor Ordinance
Document Number: 2020-10368
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the amendment to the Liquor Ordinance of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco & Tawakonie). The liquor ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, manufacture, and distribution of alcohol on Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco & Tawakonie) trust lands in conformity with the laws of the State of Oklahoma where applicable and necessary. Although the amendment was adopted on October 30, 2019, it does not take effect until published in the Federal Register.
Suspension of Preparation of Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Redding Rancheria Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project, Shasta County, California
Document Number: 2020-10352
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice announces that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is suspending preparation of an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Redding Rancheria's (Tribe's) application requesting that the United States acquire land in trust in Shasta County, California, for the construction and operation of a casino resort.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Tribal Energy Development Capacity Program
Document Number: 2020-10091
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs (AS-IA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Southern Bighorn Solar Project on the Moapa River Indian Reservation, Clark County, Nevada
Document Number: 2020-09831
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, in cooperation with the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians (Moapa Band), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and other agencies, intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that will evaluate a photovoltaic (PV) solar energy generation and storage projects on the Moapa River Indian Reservation (Reservation) and collector lines and access roads located on the Reservation, Reservation lands administered by BLM, and BLM lands. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify potential issues related to the EIS. It also announces that two live streaming events will be held where the project team will introduce the project and be available by internet and by phone to document and discuss potential issues, alternatives, and mitigation to be considered in the EIS.
Procedures for Federal Acknowledgment of Alaska Native Entities
Document Number: 2020-09100
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-05-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs published a proposed rule in the Federal Register of January 2, 2020, that contained errors in the Paperwork Reduction Act statement. This document provides a corrected Paperwork Reduction Act statement and reopens the comment period for comments on the information collection described in that statement.
National Tribal Broadband Grant; Extension of Application Deadline
Document Number: 2020-09388
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs published a document in the Federal Register of February 10, 2020, that announced a grant funding opportunity for Tribes to hire consultants to perform feasibility studies for deployment or expansion of high-speed internet (broadband) transmitted, variously, through digital subscriber line (DSL), cable modem, fiber, wireless, satellite and broadband over power lines (BPL). This notice extends the application deadline.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Michigan
Document Number: 2020-09387
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 5.88 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians on April 13, 2020.