What definitions apply to this program?
The definitions in 34 CFR part 369 apply to this program;
The following definitions also apply specifically to this program—
American Indian means a person who is a member of an Indian tribe.
Consortium means two or more eligible governing bodies of Indian Tribes that apply for an award under this program by either:
Designating one governing body to apply for the grant; or
Establishing and designating a separate legal entity to apply for the grant.
Governing bodies of Indian tribes means those duly elected or appointed representatives of an Indian tribe or of an Alaskan native village. These representatives must have the authority to enter into contracts, agreements, and grants on behalf of their constituency.
Indian tribe means any Federal or State Indian band, rancheria, pueblo, colony, and community, including any Alaskan native village or regional village corporation (as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act).
Reservation means a Federal or State Indian reservation, public domain Indian allotment, former Indian reservation in Oklahoma, and land held by incorporated Native groups, regional corporations and village corporations under the provisions of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
[46 FR 5423, Jan. 19, 1981, as amended at 52 FR 30555, Aug. 14, 1987; 59 FR 8338, Feb. 18, 1994; 74 FR 40498
, Aug. 12, 2009]