25 CFR 83.4 - Filing a letter of intent.

§ 83.4 Filing a letter of intent.
(a) Any Indian group in the continental United States that believes it should be acknowledged as an Indian tribe and that it can satisfy the criteria in § 83.7 may submit a letter of intent.
(b) Letters of intent requesting acknowledgment that an Indian group exists as an Indian tribe shall be filed with the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240. Attention: Branch of Acknowledgment and Research, Mail Stop 2611-MIB. A letter of intent may be filed in advance of, or at the same time as, a group's documented petition.
(c) A letter of intent must be produced, dated and signed by the governing body of an Indian group and submitted to the Assistant Secretary.

Title 25 published on 2014-04-01

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U.S. Code: Title 25 - INDIANS
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Title 25 published on 2014-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 25 CFR 83 after this date.

  • 2014-07-30; vol. 79 # 146 - Wednesday, July 30, 2014
    1. 79 FR 44149 - Federal Acknowledgment of American Indian Tribes
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Bureau of Indian Affairs
      Proposed rule; extension of comment period.
      Comments on this rule must be received by September 30, 2014. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice for information on the public hearings and tribal consultations.
      25 CFR Part 83