Submission of Information Collection to Office of Management and Budget
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting this information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget for review and renewal. The collection is: 25 CFR 162 Leases and Permits, 1076- 0155.
Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the current list of 561 tribal entities recognized and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs by virtue of their status as Indian tribes. The list is updated from the notice published on November 25, 2005 (70 FR 71194).
Announcement of Fund Availability, Competitive Grant Program
This notice informs Indian tribes that grant funds are available through a Competitive Grant Program and that the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) is soliciting applications from eligible interested entities. To encourage greater tribal participation in this initiative, IEED is offering grants to assist federally-recognized Indian tribes in preparing tribal plans designed for participation in Public Law 102-477.
This notice publishes an approval of the amendment to the Tribal-State Compact for regulation of Class III gaming between the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and the State of Oregon.
This notice publishes approval of the compact between the Sovereign Indian Nation of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska and the Sovereign State of Iowa.
This notice publishes an approval of the Tribal-State Gaming Compact for regulation of Class III gaming between the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians and the State of Oregon.
The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation Amendment to Their Liquor Ordinance
This notice publishes an amendment to the Liquor Ordinance of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation of North Dakota (Tribe). This amendment brings the existing Liquor Ordinance of the Tribe which regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Tribe's reservation into conformance with a change in state law. The Liquor Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian 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.
Land Acquisitions; Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma
The Associate Deputy Secretary made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 3.519 acres of land into trust for the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma on February 9, 2007. This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Principal Deputy Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs by 209 Departmental Manual 8.
Preparation of Rolls of Indians
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is amending its regulations governing the compilation of rolls of Indians in order to open the enrollment application process for the Western Shoshone Identifiable Group of Indians. The enrollment application process will give individuals an opportunity to file applications to share in the Western Shoshone judgment fund distribution authorized under the Western Shoshone Claims Distribution Act of July 7, 2004.