Department of the Interior September 15, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Grants to Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities, Diné College, and Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Career and Technical Institutions
Document Number: 2014-21966
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-09-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education provides financial and technical assistance to tribally controlled colleges and universities and Din[eacute] College. In collaboration with the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, we have prepared a discussion draft that updates the policies and procedures for administration and oversight of these assistance programs and revises regulatory language to conform to statutory amendments. This notice announces tribal consultation sessions and a comment period on the preliminary discussion draft.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2014-21931
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice addresses the Extension of the Class III gaming compact between the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications
Document Number: 2014-21922
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-15
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered or threatened species. The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activities. Both the Act and the National Environmental Policy Act require that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2014-21900
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum (Burke Museum), University of Washington, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the Burke Museum. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.