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Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Bureau of Indian Education Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: E9-8690
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, as amended by Public Law 108-446 (IDEA of 2004), the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) requests nominations of individuals to serve on the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board). The 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 committee and membership criteria.
Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Indian Liquor Ordinance
Document Number: E9-8449
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Secretary's certification of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Indian Liquor 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 will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the tribe'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.
Proclaiming Certain Lands, Auburn School District Property, as an Addition to the Muckleshoot Reservation, Washington
Document Number: E9-7321
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice informs the public that the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development proclaimed approximately 38.23 acres, more or less, to be added to the Muckleshoot Reservation, Washington.
Alcoholic Beverage Control Ordinance, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
Document Number: E9-7261
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an amendment to the Salt River Pima- Maricopa Indian Community's Code of Ordinances, Chapter 14, Articles I and II. This amended Code of Ordinances was last published on May 8, 1998 (63 FR 25516). Chapter 14 of the Code regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Salt River Pima- Maricopa Indian Community's trust lands specified in Attachment A of Article II. The Code allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community trust lands. This Code will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the distribution and possession of liquor within its 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.
Environmental Impact Statement for the Renewed Application for the Proposed Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeño Indians Fee-to-Trust Acquisition and Casino-Hotel Project, San Bernardino County, CA
Document Number: E9-6890
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is correcting its previous Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupe[ntilde]o Indians' renewed application for a Proposed Fee-to-Trust Acquisition and Casino- Hotel Project in San Bernardino County, California. The corrections include adding cooperating agencies, reducing the acreage proposed for acquisition, and changing certain project details to reflect a smaller proposed development.
Proclaiming Certain Lands, Shalit Family Property, as an addition to the Pueblo of Laguna Reservation, New Mexico
Document Number: E9-6887
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice informs the public that the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development proclaimed approximately 351.8363 acres, more or less, to be added to the Pueblo of Laguna Reservation (Laguna), New Mexico.
Fort Sill Apache Tribe Alcohol Control Ordinance
Document Number: E9-6853
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes Fort Sill Apache Tribe Alcohol 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 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.
Tulalip Liquor Ordinance
Document Number: E9-6851
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an amendment to the Tulalip Tribe's Liquor Control Ordinance published in the Federal Register September 16, 1977 (42 FR 46612). The amendment regulates and controls the possession and consumption of liquor within the tribal lands. The tribal lands are located in Indian country and this amended Ordinance allows for possession of alcoholic beverages within their boundaries. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control liquor sales, possession and consumption by the community and its members.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E9-6585
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes approval of amendments to 13 Class III Tribal-State Gaming Compacts (Amendments). The 13 Class III Gaming Compacts are between the State of Arizona and each of the following Indian tribes, respectively: Ak-Chin Indian Community, Colorado River Indian Tribes, Cocopah Indian Tribe, Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, Fort Mojave Indian Tribe, Havasupai Indian Tribe, Hualapai Indian Tribe, Kaibab-Paiute Indian Tribe, Navajo Nation, Tohono O'odham Nation, White Mountain Apache Tribe, Yavapai-Apache Tribe, and Zuni Tribe.
Grant Program To Assess, Evaluate and Promote Development of Tribal Energy and Mineral Resources
Document Number: E9-6545
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Energy and Mineral Development Program (EMDP) provides funding to tribes with the mission goal of assessing, evaluating, and promoting energy and mineral resources on Indian trust lands for the economic benefit of Indian mineral owners. To achieve these goals, the Department of the Interior's Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), through its Division of Energy and Mineral Development (DEMD) office, is soliciting proposals from tribes. The Department will use a competitive evaluation process to select several proposed projects to receive an award.
Proposed Collection of Information; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-5256
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice announces that the Bureau of Indian Education is seeking comments on the renewal of the Information Collection Request for the Tribal Colleges and Universities Application for Grants, OMB No. 1076-0018, and the Annual Report Form, OMB No. 1076-0105, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Tribal Reassumption of Jurisdiction Over Child Custody Proceedings
Document Number: E9-4208
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Bureau of Indian Affairs is seeking to extend clearance for an information collection request. The information collection, Tribal Reassumption of Jurisdiction over Child Custody Proceedings, is cleared under OMB Control Number 1076-0112. Interested parties are invited to comment on this collection.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E9-3501
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an approval of the Amended and Restated Tribal-State Compact for Regulation of Class III Gaming between the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and the State of Oregon.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: E9-368
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-12
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 (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children will hold its next meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 on Indian children with disabilities.
25 CFR Part 170-Indian Reservation Roads
Document Number: E9-303
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on information collected for the Indian Reservation Roads (IRR) Program. When the rule was published three years ago, the information collection was approved for three years. We now must renew that approval so that we can continue to operate the IRR program. This renewal is necessary for tribal participation in the IRR Program and for the allocation of funding for the IRR Program to federally recognized tribal governments for transportation assistance.
Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin Participation in the Tribal Self-Governance Program in Fiscal Year 2010 or Calendar Year 2010
Document Number: E9-194
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In this notice, the Office of Self-Governance (OSG) establishes a March 2, 2009, deadline for Indian tribes/consortia to submit completed applications to begin participation in the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2010 or calendar year 2010.
Land Acquisitions; Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Washington
Document Number: E9-183
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 22.00 acres of land into trust for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Washington on December 12, 2008. This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs by 209 Departmental Manual 8.1. The duties of the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs were delegated to the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development on May 23, 2008.
Notice of Renewal of Information Collection for Tribal Self-Governance, 25 CFR Part 1000
Document Number: E9-169
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments from the public on a renewal of an information collection from Indian tribes participating in and Indian tribes seeking to participate in the Tribal Self-Governance, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The information collected under OMB Clearance Number, 1076-0143, will be used to meet reporting requirements of the Tribal Self-Governance Act and implement requirements for entry into a pool of qualified applicants to be selected to begin participation in Tribal Self- Governance. The information collection requirements are periodically reviewed because the number of Indian tribes participating in Tribal Self-Governance increases over time and the number of Indian tribes requesting to be selected to begin participation in Tribal Self- Governance may vary over time. This action is being taken to make sure that the requirements are not burdensome.
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
Document Number: E8-31411
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Secretary of the Interior is extending the deadline from December 8, 2008, to January 23, 2009, for tribes to nominate individuals for membership on the No Child Left Behind Negotiated Rulemaking Committee. This committee will work with the Department of the Interior to develop recommendations for proposed regulations regarding the BIE-funded school facilities as required by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
Navajo Nation Liquor Regulations
Document Number: E8-30688
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Secretary's certification of the Navajo Nation Liquor Regulations. These Regulations regulate and control the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Navajo Nation. The Navajo Nation is located on extensive reservation lands, and these Regulations establish a legal framework for licensing the transportation and sale of alcoholic beverages within the exterior boundaries of the Nation. These regulations will ensure the ability of the tribal government to control the distribution and possession of liquor within the reservation and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue. These Regulations provide solely for civil enforcement (fines) imposed on parties whose actions are subject to the licensing provisions set forth herein. Any violation of these regulations may also result in prosecution under other sections of the Navajo Nation Code, or under relevant State or Federal law.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB
Document Number: E8-30615
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice announces the Bureau of Indian Affairs is submitting three information collections to the Office of Management and Budget for renewal. The collections are the Student Transportation Form, 1076-0134; Data Elements for Student Enrollment in Bureau-funded schools, 1076-0122; and Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) and Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI), 1076-0114. We are requesting a renewal of clearance and requesting comments on this information collection. These collections help fulfill the trust responsibility of the Secretary of the Department of the Interior and support the educational efforts for Native American students from elementary through post-secondary.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB
Document Number: E8-30556
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice announces that the Bureau of Indian Affairs is submitting an information collection to the Office of Management and Budget for renewal. The collection concerns Reindeer in Alaska, OMB Control 1076-0047. We are requesting a renewal of clearance and requesting comments on this information collection.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E8-29500
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Amendment to the Tribal-State Gaming Compact between the State of California and the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians taking effect.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E8-29420
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an Approval of the Third Amendment to the Wisconsin Winnebago Tribe, now known as the Ho-Chunk Nation and the State of Wisconsin Gaming Compact.
Skokomish Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: E8-29025
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an amendment to the Skokomish Indian Tribe's Liquor Control Ordinance published in the Federal Register November 3, 1983 (48 FR 50797). The amendment regulates and controls the possession and consumption of liquor within the tribal lands. The tribal lands are located in Indian country and this amended Ordinance allows for possession of alcoholic beverages within their boundaries. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control liquor sales, possession and consumption by the community and its members.
Jena Band of Choctaw Indians Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: E8-29024
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Liquor Control Ordinance of the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians. 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 will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the tribe's liquor sales, 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.
The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon
Document Number: E8-29023
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an amendment to the Tribal Code (Code), Liquor Ordinance, for the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon first published in the Federal Register July 1, 1996. The amendment regulates and controls the possession and consumption of liquor within the tribal lands. The tribal lands are located in Indian country and this amended Code allows for possession of alcoholic beverages within their boundaries. This Code will increase the ability of the tribal government to control liquor possession, sale and in the community.
Class III Tribal State Gaming Compact Process
Document Number: E8-28882
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This rule establishes procedures for Indian tribes and States to submit Tribal-State compacts and compact amendments, governing the conduct of class III gaming activities on the tribe's Indian lands located within that State, for review and approval by the Secretary of the Interior.
Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Liquor Ordinance
Document Number: E8-28800
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Liquor Ordinance of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Shingle Springs Indian Rancheria tribal land. The tribal land is located on trust land and this Ordinance allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the distribution and possession of liquor within their tribal land, and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.
Indian Trust Management Reform
Document Number: E8-26487
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-11-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This final rule amends several Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and Office of the Secretary regulations related to Indian trust management in the areas of probate, probate hearings and appeals, tribal probate codes, and life estates and future interests in Indian land. This rule allows the Secretary to further fulfill his fiduciary responsibilities to federally recognized tribes and individual Indians and to meet the Indian trust management policies articulated by Congress in the Indian Land Consolidation Act (ILCA), as amended by the American Indian Probate Reform Act of 2004 (AIPRA).
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
Document Number: E8-25920
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-30
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 projects located on or associated with various Indian reservations throughout the United States. We are required to establish irrigation assessment rates to recover the costs to administer, operate, maintain, and rehabilitate these projects. We request your comments on the proposed rate adjustments.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E8-25349
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an approval of the First Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact between the Spokane Tribe and the State of Washington.
Tribal Consultation on Proposed Special Education Policies and Procedures
Document Number: E8-25203
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), Division of Performance and Accountability (DPA), will conduct tribal consultation meetings to obtain oral and written comments on proposed BIE Special Education Policies and Procedures. The proposed policies and procedures are available at http://www.enan.bia.edu under the ``News and Announcements'' section of the Web site or by calling the individual in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E8-25208
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This publishes notice of an Amendment to a Compact between the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the State of Michigan providing for the conduct of Tribal-State Class III gaming by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians taking effect.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E8-25197
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Approval of the Tribal-State Compact for Class III Gaming Amendments between the State of Washington and the Snoqualmie Tribe.
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
Document Number: E8-25190
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Secretary of the Interior is announcing the Department's intent to form a negotiated rulemaking committee to develop recommendations for proposed regulations regarding Bureau of Indian Education (BIE)-funded school facilities under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. As required by the No Child Left Behind Act, the Secretary will select representatives of Indian tribes for the committee from among individuals nominated by tribes whose students attend BIE-funded schools either operated by the bureau or by the tribe through a contract or grant. To the maximum extent possible, the proportional representation of tribes on the committee will reflect the proportionate share of students from tribes served by the BIE-funded school system. In addition, the Secretary will consider the balance of representation with regard to geographical location, size, and type of school and facility, as well as the interests of parents, teachers, administrators, and school board members, in selecting tribal committee representatives. As required in the NCLB Act, the committee shall prepare and submit to the Secretary of the Interior a report or reports setting out: A method for creating a catalog of school facilities; The school replacement and new construction needs of the interested parties, and a formula for the equitable distribution of funds to address those needs; The major and minor renovation needs of the interested parties, and a formula for the equitable distribution of funds to address such needs; and Facilities standards for home-living (dormitory) situations.
Final Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision for the Proposed Absaloka Mine Crow Reservation South Extension Coal Lease Approval, Mine Development Plan and Related Federal and State Permitting Actions, Big Horn County, MT
Document Number: E8-23784
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-10
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 Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as cooperating agencies, intend to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with the EPA for the proposed extension of the existing Absaloka mine onto the Crow Indian Reservation and for related federal and state permitting actions. This notice also announces that the BIA will simultaneously issue its Record of Decision (ROD) for approval of the Westmoreland Resources, Inc. (WRI) lease with the Crow Tribe for the South Extension coal lease tract on the Reservation, and the approval of all surface use agreements between WRI and the allottee surface owners in the South Extension tract. The FEIS and ROD are now available for public review.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E8-23710
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This publishes notice of the 2008 Class III Gaming Compact between the Nez Perce Tribe and the State of Idaho taking effect.
Land Acquisitions; Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake, CA
Document Number: E8-23706
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 11.24 acres of land into trust for the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake of California on September 8, 2008. This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs by 209 Departmental Manual 8.1. The duties of the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs were delegated to the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development on May 23, 2008.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Big Sandy Casino and Resort Project, Fresno County, CA
Document Number: E8-23448
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has replaced the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) as lead agency in the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposed casino and hotel project to be located near Friant, in Fresno County, California. The BIA, with the Big Sandy Rancheria Band of Western Mono Indians (Tribe) as a cooperating agency, intends to gather information necessary for preparing the EIS. The NIGC initiated the public scoping process, including a public scoping meeting on September 15, 2005, to determine the issues, concerns and alternatives to be included in the EIS. The BIA is hereby continuing that process, but as project plans have not changed since the September 15, 2005, meeting, will not be holding additional public scoping meetings.
Jackson Band of Miwuk Indians of the Jackson Rancheria Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: E8-22707
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Jackson Band of Miwuk Indians of the Jackson Rancheria (Tribe) Liquor Control Ordinance. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Jackson Tribe's tribal land. The tribal land is located on trust land and this Ordinance allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the distribution and possession of liquor within their tribal land, and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.
Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa Liquor Control Code
Document Number: E8-22019
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Liquor Control Code of the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa. The Code regulates and controls the possession, sale, and consumption of liquor within the tribal lands. The tribal lands are located in Indian Country and this Code allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within their boundaries. This Code will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the tribe'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.
Jamestown S'Klallam Amended Tribal Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: E8-21996
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an amendment to the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribal Liquor Control Ordinance published in the Federal Register May 19, 1994. The amendment regulates and controls the possession and consumption of liquor within the tribal lands. The tribal lands are located in Indian Country and this amended Ordinance allows for possession of alcoholic beverages within their boundaries. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control liquor sales, possession and consumption by the community and its members.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Riverton Dome Coal Bed Natural Gas and Conventional Gas Development, Wind River Indian Reservation, Fremont County, WY
Document Number: E8-21628
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), in cooperation with the Joint Business Council of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Tribes, Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), intends to file a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) with EPA for the proposed coal bed natural gas and conventional gas development project, and that the FEIS is now available to the public.
The Grand Canyon West Alcohol Ordinance for the Hualapai Indian Tribe
Document Number: E8-20953
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Grand Canyon West Alcohol Ordinance of the Hualapai Indian Tribe of Arizona (Tribe). The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Hualapai Reservation. This Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within the Hualapai 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.
Metlakatla Indian Community Alcohol Possession Code Correction
Document Number: E8-20951
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs published a document in the Federal Register of August 13, 2008, concerning the amended Metlakatla Indian Community Alcohol Possession Code. The document included a section deleted in the original.
Jicarilla Apache Nation Liquor Ordinance Number Correction
Document Number: E8-20949
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs published a document in the Federal Register of August 8, 2008, concerning the amended Jicarilla Apache Nation Liquor Ordinance. The document contained an incorrect ordinance number.
Proposed Renewal of Agency Information Collection Activities;
Document Number: E8-20937
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice announces that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to renew the information collections for OMB Control Number 1076-0114, Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) and Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI); OMB Control Number 1076-0134, Student Transportation Form, Subpart H, 25 CFR 39; and OMB Control Number 1076-0122, Data Elements for Student Enrollment in Bureau-funded Schools. These collections help support the educational efforts for Native American students from elementary through post-secondary levels. These collections help fulfill the trust responsibility of the Secretary of the Department of the Interior. We are requesting comments on these information collections.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E8-20923
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Approval of the Sixth Amendment to and Extension of the Agreement between the Crow Tribe of Montana and the State of Montana concerning Class III Gaming.
Class III Tribal State Gaming Compact Process
Document Number: E8-20257
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-09-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
On July 2, 2008, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) proposed a rule to establish procedures for Indian tribes and States to submit Tribal-State compacts and compact amendments, governing the conduct of class III gaming activities on the tribe's Indian lands located within that State, for review and approval by the Secretary of the Interior (see 73 FR 37907). This notice extends the comment period for that proposed rule by 20 days, to September 22, 2008.