Bureau of Indian Affairs July 12, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Finding Against Federal Acknowledgment of the Choctaw Nation of Florida Tribe
Document Number: 2010-16939
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Pursuant to 25 CFR 83.10(e), notice is hereby given that the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs (AS-IA) proposes to decline to acknowledge that the group known as the ``Choctaw Nation of Florida'' (CNF), Petitioner 288, c/o Mr. Alfonso James, Jr., Post Office Box 6322, Marianna, Florida, 32447, is an Indian tribe within the meaning of Federal law. This notice is based on an investigation that determined that the petitioner does not meet one of the seven mandatory criteria set forth in 25 CFR Part 83.7, specifically criterion 83.7(e), and therefore does not meet the requirements for a government-to- government relationship with the United States.