Information Collection for Tribal Energy Development Capacity Program; Comment Request
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) is seeking comments on a proposed information collection related to funds provided under the Tribal Energy Development Capacity (TEDC) program. Indian tribes, including Alaska Native regional and village corporations, may be considered for funding under the TEDC if they provide certain information as part of an application. Once an application is accepted, the Indian tribe must then submit reports regarding the progress of their project. This notice requests comments on the information collection associated with the application and progress reports.
Information Collection for Native American Business Development Institute Funding for Economic Development Feasibility Studies and Long-Term Strategic, Reservation-Wide Economic Development Plans; Comment Request
The Division of Economic Development (DED), Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) seeks to spur job growth and sustainable economies on American Indian reservations. DED created the Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI) to provide Tribes and tribal businesses with expert advice regarding economic development matters. In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DED is seeking comments on a proposed information collection related to the NABDI's funding of economic development feasibility studies (studies) and long-term strategic, reservation-wide economic development plans (plans). Federally recognized Indian tribes, on their own behalf or on behalf of tribally owned business, may apply for the funding by providing certain information. Applicants receiving funding must provide a final report summarizing the progress of and results of studies and plans. This notice requests comments on the information collection associated with the application and final report.
Proposed Finding Against Federal Acknowledgment of the Tolowa Nation
The Department of the Interior (Department) gives notice that the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs proposes to determine that the Tolowa Nation, of Fort Dick, CA is not an Indian tribe within the meaning of Federal law. This notice is based on a determination that the group does not meet one of the seven mandatory criteria for a government-to-government relationship with the United States. This proposed finding is based on one criterion alone.
Land Acquisitions; Puyallup Tribe of Washington
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire a 13.9-acre tract of land into trust for the Puyallup Tribe of Washington (Tribe) on November 10, 2010.
Land Acquisitions; Navajo Nation, Arizona
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 405.61 acres of land into trust for the Navajo Nation of Arizona on November 10, 2010.
Land Acquisitions; Suquamish Indian Tribe, Washington
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire an approximately 6.67-acre tract of land into trust for the Suquamish Indian Tribe of Washington on November 10, 2010.
This notice publishes approval of the Amendments to the Class III Gaming Compact (Amendment) between the State of Oregon and the Siletz Indians of Oregon.
This notice publishes approval of the 2010 Amendments to the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewas (``Tribe'') and the State of Wisconsin Gaming Compact of 1991, as Amended in 1999 and 2003.
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
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 request your comments on the proposed rate adjustments.