Indian tribe

(12) The term “Indian tribe” means any tribe, band, nation, pueblo, or other organized group or community of Indians, including any Native village described in section 3(c) of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act ( 43 U.S.C. 1602(c) ) or established pursuant to such Act ( 43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), that is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians.


42 USC § 9832(12)

Scoping language

For purposes of this subchapter
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