Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the current list of 561 tribal entities recognized and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs by virtue of their status as Indian tribes. The list is updated from the notice published on December 5, 2003 (68 FR 68180).
Proposed Finding Against Federal Acknowledgment of the St. Francis/Sokoki Band of Abenakis of Vermont
Pursuant to 25 CFR 83.10(h), notice is hereby given that the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs (AS-IA), proposes to determine that the St. Francis/Sokoki Band of Abenakis of Vermont, P.O. Box 276, Swanton, Vermont, c/o Ms. April Merrill, is not an Indian tribe within the meaning of Federal law. This notice is based on a determination that the petitioner does not satisfy criteria 83.7(a), 83.7(b), 83.7(c) and 83.7(e), and thus, does not meet the requirements for a government-to-government relationship with the United States.
Gila River Indian Community-Sale and Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages
This notice publishes the Gila River Indian Community Control Ordinance. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Gila River Indian Reservation. The Reservation is located on trust land and this Ordinance allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within the exterior boundaries of the Gila River Indian Reservation. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the community's liquor distribution and possession, and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue for the continued operation and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.
Notice of Intent to Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Campo Solid Waste Landfill Facility on the Campo Indian Reservation, San Diego County, CA
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Campo Band of Kumeyaay Indians (Campo Band) as a cooperating agency, intends to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for a proposed solid waste landfill facility to be located on the Campo Indian Reservation in San Diego County, California. The purpose of the proposed action is to provide economic support for tribal self-sufficiency and self- government and to address the socio-economic needs of the Campo Band.