Grants to Tribal Colleges and Universities and Diné College
The Bureau of Indian Education is updating its regulations governing grants to Tribal colleges and universities and Din[eacute] College. The Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities Assistance Act of 1978, as amended (TCCUA), authorizes Federal assistance to institutions of higher education that are formally controlled or have been formally sanctioned or chartered by the governing body of an Indian Tribe or Tribes. The Navajo Community College Assistance Act of 1978, as amended (NCCA) authorizes Federal assistance to the Navajo Nation in construction, maintenance, and operation of Din[eacute] College. This final rule would update implementing regulations in light of amendments to the TCCUA and the NCCA.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 2.00 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan on March 31, 2016.
Indian Child Welfare Act Proceedings
This final rule adds a new subpart to the Department of the Interior's (Department) regulations implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), to improve ICWA implementation. The final rule addresses requirements for State courts in ensuring implementation of ICWA in Indian child-welfare proceedings and requirements for States to maintain records under ICWA.