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Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Coeur d'Alene Tribal Integrated Resource Management Plan, Coeur d'Alene Reservation, Idaho
Document Number: E7-20683
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) intends to file a Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (FPEIS) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the proposed Coeur d'Alene Tribal Integrated Resource Management Plan (IRMP), Coeur d'Alene Reservation, Idaho, and that the FPEIS is now available to the public. The FPEIS analyzes the impacts of four alternative approaches to managing the natural, environmental and cultural resources of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe. The purpose of the proposed action, approval of the tribe's implementation of the IRMP for a period of 20 years, is to protect and sustain these resources.
Proposed Information Collections Under the Paperwork Reduction Act; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-20283
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is submitting the information collection, titled the BIE Higher Education Grant Program Annual Report Form, OMB Control Number 1076-0106, and the BIE Higher Education Grant Application Form, OMB Control Number 1076-0101 for approval. The Higher Education Annual Grant Report Form and the Higher Education Grant Application need to be renewed.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E7-20197
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes approval of the Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact between the State of New Mexico and the Pueblo of Laguna.
Pueblo of Tesuque Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: E7-19740
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Pueblo of Tesuque Liquor Control Ordinance. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Pueblo of Tesuque Indian Reservation. The Reservation is located on trust land and this Ordinance allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within the exterior boundaries of the Pueblo of Tesuque Indian Reservation. This Ordinance 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.
Submission of Information Collection Under the Paperwork Reduction Act; Reinstatement [The No Child Left Behind Act]
Document Number: E7-19453
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, is seeking reinstatement of the No Child Left Behind Act Regulation, 25 CFR parts 30, 37, 39, 42, 44 and 47, OMB Control Number 1076-0163. During the renewal process the information collection expired.
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Document Number: E7-19451
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is planning to renew the No Child Left Behind Regulation, 25 CFR part 36 and 47, OMB Control Number 1076-0164 as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The renewal will ensure we meet the residential requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act.
Pueblo of Picuris Liquor Code
Document Number: E7-19364
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Pueblo of Picuris Liquor Code. The Act regulates and controls the possession, sale, and consumption of liquor within the Pueblo of Picuris 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 Picuris 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.
Colorado River Tribe-Health and Safety Code, Article 2-Liquor
Document Number: E7-19150
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an amendment to the Colorado River Tribal Health and Safety Code, Article 2, Liquor, Chapter 6, Sections 2-601 through 620. The Code regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Colorado River Tribe's Reservation. The land is located on trust land and this Code allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within Colorado River Tribe's Reservation. This Code 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.
Land Acquisitions; Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
Document Number: E7-19139
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior has made a final determination to acquire real property ``in trust'' for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.
Model Tribal Probate Code, Guidance for Submission of Tribal Probate Codes Under 25 U.S.C. Section 2205
Document Number: E7-19103
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is announcing the availability of a Model Tribal Probate Code with comments entitled ``Model Tribal Probate Code.'' BIA issues notices to inform tribes, Indians, and other interested persons about important policies, procedures, and related decisions, and these notices serve to provide guidance to tribes and BIA personnel. This notice provides guidance to tribes considering the creation and adoption of a Tribal Probate Code containing provisions applicable to trust and restricted property and includes a copy of the ``Model Probate Code with Comments.''
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Desert Rock Energy Project and the Navajo Mine Extension Project, San Juan County, NM: Reopening of Comment Period
Document Number: E7-17356
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-07
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 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are reopening the comment period on the draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Proposed Desert Rock Energy Project and the Navajo Mine Extension Project, San Juan County, New Mexico, for an additional 30 days. The Notice of Availability of the DEIS, published by in the Federal Register by the BIA on June 20, 2007 (72 FR 34035), and by the EPA on June 22, 2007 (72 FR 34463), announced a closing date for comments of August 20, 2007.
Building Tribal Energy Development Capacity
Document Number: E7-13138
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Energy Policy Act of 2005 authorizes the Secretary to provide development grants to Indian tribes and tribal energy resource development organizations for use in developing or obtaining the managerial and technical capacity needed to develop energy resources on Indian land, and to properly account for resulting energy production and revenues. In furtherance of this goal, the Department of the Interior's Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development is soliciting proposals from tribes and tribal energy resource development organizations. The Department will award several grants of up to $50,000 each for this program.
Job Placement and Training (Adult Vocational Training and Direct Employment)
Document Number: E7-13074
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal of the Job Placement and Training (Adult Vocational Training and Direct Employment) Information Collection. This action is being taken due to the impending expiration of the existing data collection. This action will allow the Department on-going collection of data required by statute, regulation and policy.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E7-12904
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes approval of the Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact between the State of New Mexico and the Pueblo of Isleta, Pueblo of Nambe, Pueblo of Picuris, Pueblo of San Felipe, Pueblo of Sandia, Pueblo of Santa Ana, Pueblo of Tesuque, Pueblo of Taos, Pueblo of Santa Clara and Ohkay Owingeh.
Final Determination against Federal Acknowledgment of the St. Francis / Sokoki Band of Abenakis of Vermont
Document Number: E7-12727
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-02
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) declines to acknowledge the group known as the St. Francis/Sokoki Band of Abenakis of Vermont (SSA), P.O. Box 276, Swanton, Vermont 05488, c/o Ms. April Merrill, as an Indian tribe within the meaning of Federal law. This notice is based on a determination that the petitioner does not satisfy four of the seven mandatory criteria for acknowledgment, specifically 83.7(a), 83.7(b), 83.7(c), and 83.7(e), as defined in 25 CFR part 83. Consequently, the SSA petitioner does not meet the requirements for a government-to-government relationship with the United States.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: E7-12493
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-28
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 Denver, CO. 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.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Desert Rock Energy Project and the Navajo Mine Extension Project, San Juan County, NM
Document Number: E7-11905
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-20
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 the Navajo Nation, U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with the EPA for the proposed Desert Rock Energy and Navajo Mine Extension projects. The purpose of the proposed action is to help meet the economic development needs of the Navajo Nation. This notice also announces a series of public hearings to receive comments on the DEIS.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E7-10397
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-31
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 Chehalis Confederated Tribes, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Hoh Indian Tribe, Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, Kalispel Tribe of Indians, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, Lummi Indian Nation, Makah Nation, Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Nisqually Indian Tribe, Nooksack Indian Tribe, Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe, Puyallyup Tribe of Indians, Quileute Indian Tribe, Quinault Indian Nation, Samish Indian Nation, Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe, Shoalwater Bay Tribe, Skokomish Indian Tribe, Snoqualmie Tribe, Squaxin Island Tribe, Stillaguamish Tribe, Suquamish Tribe, Swinomish Tribe, Tulalip Tribes, Upper Skagit Tribe, and the Yakama Nation.
Energy Policy Act of 2005, Section 1813, Report to Congress
Document Number: E7-9431
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
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 consult with stakeholders and 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 Report to Congress is available on the Section 1813 Web site (http://1813.anl.gov). This Web site will remain active until August 8, 2007.
Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Bureau of Indian Education Advisory Board for Exceptional Education
Document Number: E7-8769
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
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 Improvement Act (IDEIA), the Bureau of Indian Education requests nominations of individuals to serve on the Advisory Board for Exceptional Education (Advisory Board). 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 committee and membership criteria.
Proposed Information Collection Under the Paperwork Reduction Act; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-8659
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, is proposing to renew the No Child Left Behind Act Regulations, 25 CFR parts 30, 37, 39, 42, 44 and 47, OMB Control Number 1076-0163.
Proposed Information Collection Under the Paperwork Reduction Act; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-8657
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, is planning to renew the No Child Left Behind Regulations, 25 CFR parts 36 and 47, OMB Control Number 1076-0164.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians of Louisiana; Correction
Document Number: E7-8578
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs published in the Federal Register of April 2, 2007, a notice informing the public that the Principal Deputy Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs proclaimed approximately 63.52 acres, more or less, as the Jena Band of Choctaw Reservation for the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians of Louisiana (Jena Band). The land description as published contained an error. This action corrects that error.
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
Document Number: Z7-7558
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E7-8136
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-30
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 between the Spokane Tribe and the State of Washington.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E7-8134
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the approval of the extension of agreement between the Northern Cheyenne Tribe and the State of Montana concerning Class III gaming, with the incorporated amendments.
Kiowa Indian Tribe of Oklahoma Liquor Control Ordinance of 2006
Document Number: E7-8092
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Liquor Control Ordinance of the Kiowa Indian Tribe of Oklahoma (Tribe). 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.
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
Document Number: E7-7558
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-20
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 authorized to establish rates to recover the costs to administer, operate, maintain, and rehabilitate those facilities. We are notifying you that we have adjusted the irrigation assessment rates at several of our irrigation facilities for operation and maintenance.
Proclaiming Certain Lands, Gomez Ranch, as an Addition to the Reservation for the Jicarilla Apache Nation, New Mexico
Document Number: E7-6389
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 5,696.64 acres, more or less, as an addition to the Jicarilla Apache Nation Reservation, New Mexico.
Proclaiming Certain Lands, Bowlin Property, as an addition to the Pueblo of Laguna Reservation, NM
Document Number: E7-6388
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 30.754 acres, more or less, to be added to the Pueblo of Laguna Reservation (Laguna), New Mexico.
Proclaiming Certain Land as Reservation for the Pueblo of Laguna of New Mexico
Document Number: E7-6387
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 651.6965 acres, more or less, located in Tract B, and Lot 16 as indicated in Exhibit A, attached to the Warranty Deed, approved April 10, 2003, as an addition to the Pueblo of Laguna Reservation (Laguna).
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Jicarilla Apache Nation of New Mexico
Document Number: E7-6386
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 56.50 acres, more or less, as an addition to the Jicarilla Apache Nation Reservation, New Mexico.
Public Notice of Lands Previously Conveyed Into Trust and Proclaimed as Reservation For Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians by Act of Congress
Document Number: E7-6143
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is giving public notice of the act of Congress which has conveyed certain fee properties into trust and proclaimed reservation status for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: E7-6134
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-03
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 Miami, FL. 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.
Amendment to the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Liquor Ordinance
Document Number: E7-6106
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an amendment to the Liquor Ordinance of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation of Montana (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 state law. The Liquor Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within the Tribe's 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.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians of Louisiana
Document Number: E7-6049
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
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 63.52 acres, more or less, as the Jena Band of Choctaw Reservation for the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians of Louisiana (Jena Band).
Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: E7-5962
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians Liquor Control Ordinance. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indian's tribal land. The tribal land is located on trust land and this Ordinance allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within the exterior boundaries. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the distribution and possession of liquor within their tribal land strengthen the tribal government. At the same time, it will provide an important source of revenue and the improve delivery of tribal services.
Chickasaw Nation Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: E7-5961
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Liquor Control Ordinance of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma (Tribe). The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the tribal lands of the Tribe. The tribal lands are located in Indian country and this Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within their exterior 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.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E7-5955
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
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 Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma.
Submission of Information Collection to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 07-1606
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-30
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 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
Document Number: E7-5220
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
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
Document Number: E7-4953
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
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.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E7-4905
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
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.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E7-4904
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes approval of the compact between the Sovereign Indian Nation of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska and the Sovereign State of Iowa.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: E7-4903
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
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
Document Number: E7-4366
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
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
Document Number: E7-3715
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
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
Document Number: E7-3667
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
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.
Documented Petitions for Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe, Submission to OMB for Renewal
Document Number: E7-3498
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-28
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 is submitted to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget for extension.
Submission of Information Collection for Probate to the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: E7-3497
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are submitting to the Office of Management and Budget the information collection found in the general Probate of Indian Decedents' Estates, Except for Member 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.