Indian tribe means any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat. 688; 43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians.
20 CFR § 688.120
In addition to the definitions at sec. 3 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and 675.300 of this chapter, the following definitions apply: