25 U.S. Code § 459a - Designation of tribes

§ 459a.
Designation of tribes
(a) Description of lands

The lands, declared by section 459(a) of this title to be held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Indian tribes named in this section, are generally described as follows:

Tribe

Reservation

Submarginal land project donated to said tribe or group

Approximate acreage

 1. Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa     ­Indians of Wisconsin

Bad River

Bad River LI–WI–8

13,148.81

 2. Blackfeet Tribe

Blackfeet

Blackfeet LI–MT–9

9,036.73

 3. Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma

 

Delaware LI–OK–4

18,749.19

Adair LI–OK–5

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 4. Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

Cheyenne River

Cheyenne Indian LI–SD–13

3,738.47

 5. Crow Creek Sioux Tribe

Crow Creek

Crow Creek LI–SD–10

19,169.89

 6. Lower Brule Sioux Tribe

Lower Brule

Lower Brule LI–SD–10

13,209.22

 7. Devils Lake Sioux Tribe

Fort Totten

Fort Totten LI–ND–11

1,424.45

 8. Fort Belknap Indian Community

Fort Belknap

Fort Belknap LI–MT–8

25,530.10

 9. Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes

Fort Peck

Fort Peck LI–MT–6

85,835.52

10. Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

Lac Courte Oreilles

Lac Courte LI–WI–9

13,184.65

11. Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

L’Anse

L’Anse LI–MI–8

4,016.49

12. Minnesota Chippewa Tribe

White Earth

Twin Lakes LI–MN–6

28,544.80

Flat Lake LI–MN–15

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13. Navajo Tribe

Navajo

Gallup-Two Wells LI–NM–18

69,947.24

14. Oglala Sioux Tribe

Pine Ridge

Pine Ridge LI–SD–7

18,064.48

15. Rosebud Sioux Tribe

Rosebud

Cutmeat LI–SD–8

28,734.59

Antelope LI–SD–9

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16. Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

Fort Hall

Fort Hall LI–ID–2

8,711.00

17. Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Standing Rock

Standing Rock LI–ND–10

10,255.50

Standing Rock LI–SD–10

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(b) Publication in Federal Register of boundaries, etc.; estimation of acreages

The Secretary of the Interior shall cause to be published in the Federal Register the boundaries and descriptions of the lands conveyed by this subchapter. The acreages set out in the preceding subsection are estimates and shall not be construed as expanding or limiting the grant of the United States as defined in section 459 of this title.

(Pub. L. 94–114, § 2, Oct. 17, 1975, 89 Stat. 578; Pub. L. 97–434, § 1(b), Jan. 8, 1983, 96 Stat. 2280.)
Amendments

1983—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 97–434 substituted “section 459(a) of this title” for “section 459 of this title”.

Effective Date of 1983 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 97–434 effective Jan. 8, 1983, see section 1(c) of Pub. L. 97–434, set out as a note under section 459 of this title.

 

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