25 U.S. Code § 1041a - Definitions
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In this subchapter:
(1) Cherokee Nation
The term “Cherokee Nation” means the Cherokee Nation, with its headquarters located in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
The term “Tribe” means the Shawnee Tribe, known also as the “Loyal Shawnee” or “Cherokee Shawnee”, which was a party to the 1869 Agreement between the Cherokee Nation and the Shawnee Tribe of Indians.
(4) Trust land
The term “trust land” means land, the title to which is held by the United States in trust for the benefit of an Indian tribe or individual.