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Submission of Information Collection to the Office of Management and Budget for Review Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: E7-3495
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the information collection, titled Grazing Permits, 25 CFR 166, OMB Control Number 1076-0157, for renewal. The purpose of this data collection is to collect information for 25 CFR 166 General Grazing Regulations as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Loan Guaranty, Insurance and Interest Subsidy Program
Document Number: 07-920
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting the information collection, titled 25 CFR 103, Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program, OMB Control Number 1076-0020 for renewal.
Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Amendment of an Existing System of Records
Document Number: E7-3371
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Under the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552a), the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is issuing public notice of our intent to change an existing Privacy Act system of records notices entitled Interior BIA-04 ``Indian Land Records,'' published at 48 FR 41098 (September 13, 1983). BIA proposes to: (1) Update the information on the location of the records and the technology used to store and retrieve records; (2) identify new information that will be included in the system of records; (3) clearly state the current routine uses of the records by organizations and individuals outside of the Department of the Interior (DOI); and (4) expand the routine uses of such information to include the disclosure of names and mailing addresses of owners of trust and restricted lands, among other information, to certain statutorily defined categories of persons. BIA is accomplishing these changes in part by updating its system of records through conversion to a new application, Trust Asset and Accounting Management System (TAAMS), which has or will replace several BIA legacy systems such as the Land Records Information System (LRIS) and Integrated Records Management System (IRMS).
Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Amendment of an Existing System of Records
Document Number: E7-3369
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Under the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552a), the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is issuing public notice of our intent to change an existing Privacy Act system of records notice entitled Interior BIA-25 ``Integrated Records Management System (IRMS),'' published at 45 FR 45381 (July 3, 1980). BIA proposes to: (1) Update the information on the location of the records; (2) identify new information that will be included in the system of records; (3) clearly state the current routine uses of the records by organizations and individuals outside of the Department of the Interior (DOI); and (4) expand the routine uses of such information to include disclosures to Federal, state, or local agencies regarding the reporting of an investigation of an employee. BIA is accomplishing these changes in part by updating its system of records through conversion to the new application, Trust Asset and Accounting Management System (TAAMS), which has replaced the Land Records Information System (LRIS) and will replace the Integrated Records Management System (IRMS).
Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Establishment of a New System of Records
Document Number: E7-3367
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Department of the Interior (DOI), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is issuing public notice of its intent to add a new Privacy Act system of records to its inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a). This action is necessary to meet the requirements of the Privacy Act to publish in the Federal Register notice of the existence and character of records systems maintained by the agency (5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4)). The new Privacy Act system of records is entitled ``Interior BIA-27: BIA Probate Files.''
Final Determination for Federal Acknowledgment of the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribal Council, Inc. of Massachusetts
Document Number: E7-2966
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Pursuant to 25 CFR 83.10(l)(2), notice is hereby given that the Department of the Interior (Department) has determined that the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribal Council, Inc., P.O. Box 1048, Mashpee, Massachusetts, 02649, is an Indian tribe within the meaning of Federal law. This notice is based on a determination that the petitioner satisfies all seven mandatory criteria set forth in 25 CFR 83.7, and thus meets the requirements for a government-to-government relationship with the United States.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Hannahville Tribe of Potawatomi Indians' Hotel and Casino Project, Romulus, MI
Document Number: 07-678
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with Hannahville Tribe of Potawatomi Indians (Tribe) as a cooperating agency, intends to gather information necessary for preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposed hotel and casino project to be located on 9.8 acres of a 24.8 acre parcel owned by the Tribe in Romulus, Michigan. The purpose of the proposed action is to help address the socioeconomic needs of the Tribe. This notice also announces a public scoping meeting to identify public and agency concerns and alternatives to be considered in the EIS. The Tribes' application seeks to have a portion of the off-reservation parcel taken into trust pursuant to Section 5 of the Indian Reorganization Act and implementing regulations in 25 CFR part 151, and requests a Secretarial determination pursuant to Section 20(b)(1)(A) of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act that a proposed gaming establishment on the parcel would be in the best interest of the Tribe and its members, and not detrimental to the surrounding community. We are aware that some members of the public have expressed concerns about off-reservation gaming. In this case, the parcel is located over 450 miles from the Tribe's reservation. We are soliciting and will consider accommodating the views of elected officials (State, county, city, etc.) and community members in the local areas as part of our decision- making process. We also plan a more detailed consideration of the broad implications associated with new gaming operations within established communities where gaming is not currently conducted.
Submission of Information Collection to the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: E7-1294
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to OMB the information collection, titled Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Regulations Permits, OMB Control Number 1076-0162 for renewal; or, for review and approval. The purpose of this data collection is to collect information for 25 CFR Part 161 Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Regulations as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Request for Comments on Information Collection for Leases and Permits
Document Number: E7-1117
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the proposed renewal of the information collection, Leases and Permits, 1076-0155. This action is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Indian Trust Management Reform
Document Number: 07-325
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-01-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
On August 8, 2006, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Office of the Secretary proposed to amend several of their regulations related to Indian trust management (see 71 FR 45173). The rule proposes to address Indian trust management issues in the areas of probate, probate hearings and appeals, tribal probate codes, life estates and future interests in Indian land, the Indian land title of record, and conveyances of trust or restricted land. The proposed rule also includes an ``Application for Consolidation by Sale'' form that is associated with one of these amendments. On November 1, 2006, the BIA and the Office of the Secretary reopened the comment period for an additional 60 days to January 2, 2007 (see 71 FR 64181). This notice reopens the comment period an additional 45 days to March 12, 2007. The BIA and Office of Secretary again are extending the comment period by 45 days to ensure that all interested parties, including tribes and individual Indians, have the opportunity to review the proposed rule and prepare their comments.
Pueblo of Pojoaque Liquor Control Act
Document Number: E7-797
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Pueblo of Pojoaque Liquor Control Act. The Act regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Pueblo of Pojoaque Indian Reservation. The reservation is located on trust land and this Act allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within the exterior boundaries of the Pueblo of Pojoaque Indian Reservation. This Act will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the distribution and possession of liquor within their reservation, and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.
Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired After October 17, 1988; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: E7-758
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting the information collection request for review and renewal by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The collection is: Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired after October 17, 1988, OMB Control Number 1076-0158.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: E7-744
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Indian Education is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children will hold its next meeting in Washington, DC. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEIA) on Indian children with disabilities.
Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Transfer From Fee-to-Trust Land of Oneida Indian Nation of New York Land in Oneida and Madison Counties, New York; Additional Public Hearing and Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: E7-743
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) will be holding an additional public hearing to receive comments on its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed fee-to-trust transfer of Oneida Indian Nation of New York land in Oneida and Madison Counties, New York. This notice also reminds the public that the public comment period for the DEIS has been extended to February 22, 2007, as announced in the Federal Register on January 5, 2007, by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and in local media by the BIA. The EPA's original notice of availability for the DEIS and the BIA's supplement to the EPA notice, both of which were published in the Federal Register on November 24, 2006, announced a closing date for comments of January 8, 2007.
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: E7-714
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Liquor Control Ordinance of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan (Tribe). The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Reservation. This reservation is described as ``all lands, the title to which is held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians; and * * * all lands * * * part of the Tribe's reservation.'' This ordinance, however, applies only to the Tribe's reservation lands within the State of Michigan. This Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Reservation, and increases the ability of the tribal government to control the Tribe's liquor distribution and possession. At the same time it will provide an important source of revenue for the continued operation and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E7-514
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Notice is given that the Amendment to the Tribal-State gaming compact between the State of California and the Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation is considered approved and is in effect.
Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired After October 17, 1988
Document Number: E7-511
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-01-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This document reopens the comment period for the proposed rule published on December 4, 2006 (71 FR 70335), which establishes procedures that an Indian tribe must follow in seeking to conduct gaming on lands acquired after October 17, 1988.
Submission of Information Collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: E6-22265
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request for the Payment for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State courts has been submitted to OMB for review and renewal. This information collection is cleared under OMB Control Number 1076-0111 through December 31, 2006.
Submission of Information Collection to the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 06-9907
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs and Indian Health Service are submitting the information collection, titled ``Indian Self- Determination and Education Assistance Act Programs, 25 CFR 900'' to the Office of Management and Budget for renewal. The information collection, OMB Control 1076-0136, is used to process contracts, grants or cooperative agreements for award by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service as authorized by the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, as amended. The Department of the Interior and the Department of Health and Human Services invite you to submit comments to the OMB on the information collection described below.
Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications to Begin Participation in the Tribal Self-Governance Program in Fiscal Year 2008 or Calendar Year 2008
Document Number: E6-22175
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In this notice, the Office of Self-Governance (OSG) establishes a March 1, 2007, deadline for tribes/consortia to submit completed applications to begin participation in the tribal self- governance program in fiscal year 2008 or calendar year 2008.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Oil Spill Response Facility at Shepard Point, near Cordova, Alaska
Document Number: E6-22142
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), with the cooperation of the Native Village of Eyak, the Federal Highway Administration, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, intends to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the proposed oil spill facility at Shepard Point, near Cordova, Alaska, and that the FEIS is now available for public review. The purpose of the proposed project, the Cordova Area Oil Spill Facility, is to provide a deepwater staging facility for the rapid deployment of equipment to the sites of any oil spills that might occur in the Prince William Sound and environs.
Energy Policy Act of 2005, Section 1813, Draft Report to Congress
Document Number: 06-9835
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Section 1813 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109-58) requires the Department of the Interior and the Department of Energy (Departments) to jointly conduct a study of issues related to energy rights-of-way (ROWs) on tribal lands. The Act further directs the Departments to submit a report to Congress on the findings of the study. The Draft Report to Congress is available for review on the Section 1813 Web site (http://1813.anl.gov).
Land Acquisitions; Jicarilla Apache Tribe of New Mexico
Document Number: E6-21202
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Associate Deputy Secretary made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 31,777.066 acres, more or less, of land into trust for the Jicarilla Apache Tribe of New Mexico on December 4, 2006. This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Associate Deputy Secretary by 209 DM 8.
Request for Comments on Land Acquisitions Information Collection
Document Number: E6-21183
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the proposed renewal of the information collection, 25 CFR part 151 Land Acquisitions, OMB Control Number 1076-0100.
Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired After October 17, 1988
Document Number: E6-20494
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-12-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This document extends the comment period for the proposed rule published on Thursday, October 5, 2006 (71 FR 58769), which establishes procedures that an Indian tribe must follow in seeking to conduct gaming on lands acquired after October 17, 1988. This document also contains corrections to the proposed rule. The regulation relates to gaming on trust lands acquired after October 17, 1988.
Notice of Cancellation of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Reconstruction of BIA Route 27 on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, SD
Document Number: E6-20153
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) intends to cancel work on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed reconstruction of BIA Route 27 near Wounded Knee, South Dakota, and instead, prepare an Environmental Assessment for the proposed action. The Notice of Intent to prepare the EIS, which included a description of the proposed action, was published in the Federal Register on August 22, 2005 (70 FR 48972).
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Extension of the Absaloka Coal Mine on the Crow Indian Reservation, Big Horn County, MT
Document Number: E6-20152
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) as joint Lead Agencies, with the Crow Tribe of Indians, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), as Cooperating Agencies, intend to gather information necessary for preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Extension of the Absaloka Coal Mine on the Crow Indian Reservation, Montana. The proposed BIA action, taken under the Indian Mineral Development Act, is the approval of a coal lease by the Crow Tribe to Westmoreland Resources Inc. (WRI) and associated approval of allotted Indian and Crow tribal surface estate use agreements. In addition, the OSMRE will use this EIS to support a decision on the application for a surface mining permit to be filed by WRI involving the same acreage, commonly known as the Absaloka Mine ``South Extension;'' the MDEQ will use it in considering approval of permit revisions to facilitate mining of coal adjacent to the South Extension that is presently under the Absaloka Mine, which MDEQ administers; and the EPA may use the EIS in considering issuance of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits for any point source water discharges on the Reservation. The purpose of this project is to extend the operating life of the Absaloka Mine and continue to provide an economic base for the Crow Tribe, while providing an energy source for the generation of electricity at distant power plants. This notice also announces a public scoping meeting to identify potential issues and alternatives to be considered in the EIS.
Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Transfer From Fee-to-Trust Land of Oneida Indian Nation of New York Land in Oneida and Madison Counties, NY
Document Number: E6-19900
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), with the cooperation of the Oneida Indian Nation of New York (Nation), intends to file a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for proposed fee- to-trust land transfer located within Oneida and Madison Counties, New York, and that the DEIS is now available for public review. The purpose of the proposed action is to foster the cultural preservation, self- determination, self-sufficiency and economic independence of the Nation through placing tribal properties into a fee trust land base. This notice also announces a public hearing to take public comments on the DEIS.
Proposed Renewal of Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy; Request for Comments
Document Number: E6-19849
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Department of the Interior (DOI), Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (OIEED), is seeking comments on the collection of information necessary for utilization of the Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program. This is necessary to continue the use of forms for this program approved by the Office of Management and Budget under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The public will have the opportunity to comment on the time and expense required by these forms to access the program.
Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Coyote Business Park, Umatilla County, OR
Document Number: E6-19848
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), with the cooperation of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) intends to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the proposed lease of up to 142 acres of land held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the CTUIR in Umatilla County, Oregon, and that the FEIS is now available for public review. The purpose of the proposed project, the Coyote Business Park, is to help meet economic development needs on the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
Document Number: E6-19724
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) owns, or has an interest in, irrigation facilities located on various Indian reservations throughout the United States. We are required to establish rates to recover the costs to administer, operate, maintain, and rehabilitate those facilities. We request your comments on the proposed rate adjustments.
Proposed Information Collection Under the Paperwork Reduction Act; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-18399
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are renewing the information collection found in the general Probate of Indian Decedents' Estates, Except for Members of the Five Civilized Tribes regulations. The purpose of this data collection is to ensure that Probate regulations are administered for the benefit of individual Indians and any persons having claims against an Indian decedent's estate.
Indian Trust Management Reform
Document Number: E6-18396
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-11-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
On August 8, 2006, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Office of the Secretary proposed to amend several of their regulations related to Indian trust management (see 71 FR 45173). The purpose of the amendments is to further fulfill the Secretary's fiduciary responsibilities to federally recognized tribes and individual Indians and to meet the Indian trust management policies in the Indian Land Consolidation Act (ILCA), as amended by the American Indian Probate Reform Act of 2004 (AIPRA). These amendments address Indian trust management issues in the areas of probate, probate hearings and appeals, tribal probate codes, life estates and future interests in Indian land, the Indian land title of record, and conveyances of trust or restricted land. There is also an ``Application for Consolidation by Sale'' form that is associated with one of these amendments. This notice reopens the comment period for an additional 60 days to January 2, 2007. The BIA and Office of Secretary are reopening the comment period for an additional 60 days to ensure that all interested parties, including tribes and individual Indians, have the opportunity to review the proposed rule and prepare their comments.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe of Washington
Document Number: E6-18184
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice informs the public that the Principal Deputy Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs proclaimed approximately 55.84 acres, more or less, as the Snoqualmie Indian Reservation for the Snoqualmie Tribe of Indians of Washington on October 20, 2006.
Request for Comments on Grazing Regulations Information Collection Renewal
Document Number: E6-18171
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are renewing the information collection found in the general grazing regulations. The purpose of this data collection is to ensure that grazing regulations are administered for the benefit of Indian tribes and individual Indians. We invite your comments on this renewal of OMB Control No. 1076-0157.
Request for Comments on Navajo Partitioned Lands (NPL) Grazing Regulations Information Collection Renewal
Document Number: E6-18162
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are renewing the information collection found in the NPL grazing regulations. The purpose of this data collection is to ensure that grazing regulations are administered for the benefit of the Navajo Nation and individual Navajo tribal members. We invite your comments on this renewal of OMB Control No. 1076-0162.
Federal Acknowledgment of Tribes Proposed Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-18057
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice announces that the Information Collection Request for Documented Petitions for Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe will expire December 31, 2006. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are seeking comments on this information collection before we request extension from the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget.
Proposed Information Collection Under the Paperwork Reduction Act; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-17813
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) invites comments on an information collection request which will be renewed. The collection is: Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired after October 17, 1988, OMB Control Number 1076- 0158.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E6-17703
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice informs the public of the Secretary's approval of the Tribal-State Compact between the State of Oklahoma and Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-17354
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development is seeking comments on renewal of a reporting system for Public Law 102-477, ``Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Demonstration Act of 1992.'' The existing data collection, cleared under OMB Control Number 1076- 0135, expires on November 30, 2006. This information collection requirement satisfies this statutory requirement.
Notice of Cancellation of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Operations and Maintenance of the Flathead Indian Irrigation Project Upon Transfer in Favor of Preparation of an Environmental Assessment, Flathead, Lake, Missoula and Sanders Counties, MO
Document Number: E6-16720
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) instead of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed operations and maintenance of the Flathead Indian Irrigation Project upon transfer. This notice also announces a public comment period. The purpose of this notice and public comment period is to obtain additional suggestions and information from other agencies and the public regarding BIA's intention to prepare an EA instead of an EIS. Because the BIA has already held public meetings to satisfy scoping requirements for preparation of an EIS, and the subject matter of the EA is identical, at this time, the BIA does not intend to hold additional public meetings. However, if the need for additional public meetings becomes evident through public comment or otherwise, the BIA will hold additional public meetings.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Elk Valley Rancheria's Proposed 203.5 Acre Martin Ranch Fee-to-Trust Transfer and Casino/Resort Project, Del Norte County, CA
Document Number: E6-16551
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), in cooperation with the Elk Valley Rancheria (tribe), City of Crescent City, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, California Department of Fish and Game, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), intends to file a final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the EPA for the proposed approval of a 203.5-acre fee-to-trust transfer and casino/resort complex in Del Norte County, California, and that the FEIS is now available to the public. The purpose of the proposed action is to help provide for the economic development of the tribe.
Gaming on Trust Lands Acquired After October 17, 1988
Document Number: E6-16490
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-10-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs proposes to establish procedures that an Indian tribe must follow in seeking to conduct gaming on lands acquired after October 17, 1988. The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act allows Indian tribes to conduct class II and class III gaming activities on land acquired after October 17, 1988, only if the land meets certain exceptions. This proposed rule establishes a process for submitting and considering applications from Indian tribes seeking to conduct class II or class III gaming activities on lands acquired in trust after October 17, 1988.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians' Proposed Fee-to-Trust Transfer and Casino Project, Jackson County, MS
Document Number: E6-16259
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), with the cooperation of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI), intends to collect information necessary to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposed 61 acre fee-to- trust land transfer in Jackson County, Mississippi, and for the proposed use of that land, together with an adjacent 40 acre tract of Choctaw Reservation land in the same county, for a casino project. The purpose of the proposed action is to help meet land base and economic needs of the MBCI. This notice also announces a public scoping meeting to identify potential issues, alternatives and content for inclusion in the EIS.
Final Determination for the Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Inc.
Document Number: E6-16191
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Pursuant to 25 CFR 83.10(h), notice is hereby given that the Associate Deputy Secretary (ADS) has determined that the Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Inc., c/o Mr. Curtis Chambers, does not satisfy all seven criteria for acknowledgment as an Indian tribe in 25 CFR 83.7.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E6-15031
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes approval of the Tribal-State Compact between the State of Oklahoma and Caddo Nation of Oklahoma.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E6-15027
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Notice is given that the Tribal-State gaming compact between the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes and the State of Oklahoma is considered approved and is in effect.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E6-15024
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes approval of the Memorandum of Incorporation of Most Favored Nations Amendments to the Tribal-State Compact for class III gaming between the State of Washington and Lummi Nation.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Integrated Resource Management Plan for the Spokane Indian Reservation, Stevens County, WA
Document Number: E6-14686
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), in cooperation with the Spokane Tribe of Indians (Tribe), intends to file a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed Integrated Resource Management Plan (IRMP) for the Spokane Indian Reservation, Washington, with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and that the DEIS is now available for public review. The purpose of the proposed action is to update the Tribe's existing IRMP, in order to provide for the development of long-term resource management policies that will ensure direction and stability for sustained growth of reservation economics, compatible with traditional values and needs for a quality human environment. This notice also announces a public hearing to receive public comments on the DEIS.