Liquor Ordinance of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes
This notice publishes the amended Liquor Ordinance of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (amended Ordinance). The amended Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, and consumption of liquor within the Tribal lands. The Tribal lands are located in Indian country and this amended Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within their boundaries. This amended Ordinance will increase the ability of the Tribal government to control the community's liquor distribution and possession, and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue for the continued operation and strengthening of the Tribal government and the delivery of Tribal services.
Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Bureau of Indian Education Advisory Board for Exceptional Education
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 2, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) of 2004, (20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.) the Bureau of Indian Education requests nominations of individuals to serve on the Advisory Board for Exceptional Education (Advisory Board). There are eight positions available. The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) will consider nominations received in response to this Request for Nominations, as well as other sources. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for this notice provides Advisory Board and membership criteria.
Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish (Gun Lake) Tribe Liquor Control Ordinance
This notice publishes the Secretary's certification of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians (Gun Lake) Liquor Control Ordinance. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, and consumption of liquor within the tribal lands. The tribal lands are located in Indian Country and this Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within their boundaries. This Ordinance regulates the possession, sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on tribal trust land in conformity with applicable tribal, Federal and state laws.
Implementation of Question 10 of 25 CFR Part 170, Subpart C, Indian Reservation Roads Program
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is announcing tribal consultations to discuss a proposed change in how BIA and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will implement Question 10 of 25 CFR Part 170, Subpart C. Question 10 determines the percentages that certain transportation facilities contribute to the calculation of the Relative Need Distribution Factor (RNDF) formula for Indian Reservation Road (IRR) Program funds. The determination is significant because a facility's eligibility for Federal funds will be used to determine the amount of IRR funds a tribe may be eligible to receive. The proposed change will affect the allocation of funding among tribes.
Proposed Finding Against Federal Acknowledgment of the Choctaw Nation of Florida Tribe
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.
This notice publishes approval of the Compact between the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes and the State of Nevada.
This notice publishes the Approved Compact between the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the State of Florida.