Bureau of Indian Affairs June 16, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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.