Notice To Acquire Land Into Trust for the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona (September 11, 2018)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final determination to acquire 81.31 acres, more or less into trust for the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona on August 22, 2018. This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the...

Land Acquisitions; the Muscogee (Creek) Nation (May 10, 2018)

The Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 48.58 acres, more or less, of land near the City of Eufaula, McIntosh County, Oklahoma, (Fountainhead Site) in trust for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation for gaming and...

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Pueblo of Pojoaque, New Mexico (April 30, 2018)

This notice informs the public that the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, exercising the authority of the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, proclaimed approximately 323.763 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Pueblo of Pojoaque, New Mexico on...

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Spokane Tribe of the Spokane Reservation (April 30, 2018)

This notice informs the public that the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, exercising the authority of the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, proclaimed approximately 145 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Spokane Tribe of the Spokane Reservation...

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (February 14, 2018)

This notice informs the public that the Acting Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 121.01 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi of Michigan on November 24, 2017. This notice is...

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe of Washington (September 19, 2017)

This notice informs the public that the Acting Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 267.29 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe on July 21, 2017. This notice is published in the exercise of...

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin (September 6, 2017)

This notice informs the public that the Acting Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 2012.77 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians on July 21, 21017. This notice...

Land Acquisitions; The Chickasaw Nation (July 18, 2017)

The Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 30.05 acres, more or less, of land near the Town of Terral, Jefferson County, Oklahoma (Terral Site) in trust for the Chickasaw Nation for gaming and other...

Land Acquisitions; The Chickasaw Nation (July 18, 2017)

This notice informs the public that the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 30.03 acres, more or less, of land near the Town of Willis, Marshall County, Oklahoma (Willis Site) in trust for the Chickasaw Nation for gaming and...

Land Acquisitions; The Cherokee Nation (July 18, 2017)

The Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 51.35 acres, more or less, located in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma (the Parcels) in trust for the Cherokee Nation for gaming and other purposes on January 19, 2017....

Land Acquisitions; Craig Tribal Association, Craig, Alaska (January 17, 2017)

The Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 1.08 acres, more or less, of land in trust for the Craig Tribal Association, Alaska, for economic development and other purposes on January 10, 2017....

Reservation Proclamations (January 13, 2017)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has updated its Fee-to-Trust Handbook to include procedural guidance for its employees on processing reservation proclamations, including simultaneous requests for trust acquisition and reservation proclamations....

Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Tule River Tribe's Proposed Fee-to-Trust and Eagle Mountain Casino Relocation Project, Tulare County, California (December 30, 2016)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, intends to gather information necessary for preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS) in connection with the Tule River Tribe's (Tribe) proposed Eagle Mountain Casino Relocation...

Land Acquisitions; Puyallup Tribe of the Puyallup Reservation (December 22, 2016)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 9.39 acres, more or less, of land in trust for the Puyallup Tribe of the Puyallup Reservation for gaming and other purposes on November 29, 2016....

Final Environmental Impact Statement and a Revised Draft Conformity Determination for the Proposed Wilton Rancheria Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project, Sacramento County, California (December 14, 2016)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Wilton Rancheria (Tribe), City of Galt, City of Elk Grove, Sacramento County (County), and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) serving as...

Land Acquisitions; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana (December 12, 2016)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 165.81 acres, more or less, of land in trust for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana, for gaming and other purposes on November 17, 2016....

Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Redding Rancheria Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project, Shasta County, California (November 29, 2016)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, intends to gather information necessary for preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS) in connection with the Redding Rancheria's (Tribe) application requesting that the United States...

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation (November 7, 2016)

This notice informs the public that the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 359.11 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation of Washington....

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation of Washington (November 7, 2016)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 24.76 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation....

Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Acquisition of Trust Land (September 13, 2016)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) published a notice in the Federal Register on August 30, 2016, requesting the Office Management and Budget (OMB) renew the Agency Information Collection for Acquisition of Trust Land, OMB Control Number 1076-0100. The notice...

Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Grazing Permits (August 30, 2016)

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal of the collection of information for Acquisition of Trust Land, 25...

Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Fee to Trust Transfer for Tribal Village and Casino, City of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana (July 22, 2016)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as the lead Federal agency, with the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, the Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as cooperating agencies, has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for...

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe of Washington (June 30, 2016)

This notice informs the public that the Acting Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 410.50 acres, more or less, an addition to the Reservation of the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe of Washington on June 22, 2016....

Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Seminole Tribe of Florida Fee-to-Trust Project, City of Coconut Creek, Broward County, Florida (June 29, 2016)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Seminole Tribe of Florida (STOF), City of Coconut Creek (City), and Broward County (County) serving as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Final...

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota (June 22, 2016)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 128.30 acres, more or less, an addition to the Reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on June 8, 2016....

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community (June 14, 2016)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 2.00 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan on March 31, 2016....

Land Acquisitions; Cloverdale Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California (May 19, 2016)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 61.83 acres, more or less, of land in trust for the Cloverdale Rancheria of Pomo Indians, California, for gaming and other purposes on April 29, 2016....

Title Evidence for Trust Land Acquisitions (May 16, 2016)

This rule deletes the requirement for fee-to-trust applicants to furnish title evidence that meets the “Standards for the Preparation of Title Evidence in Land Acquisitions by the United States” issued by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and replaces the...

Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Acquisition of Trust Land (April 29, 2016)

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for Acquisition of Trust Land authorized...

Title Evidence for Trust Land Acquisitions (April 15, 2016)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) published an interim final rule on title evidence for trust land acquisitions and received comments during the public comment period. The BIA anticipates making technical revisions to the rule in response to those comments....

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota (March 28, 2016)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 0.92 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on March 22, 2016....

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota (March 28, 2016)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 2.79 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on March 22, 2016....

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota (March 28, 2016)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 80.00 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on March 22, 2016....

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota (March 28, 2016)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 80.00 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on March 22, 2016....

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota (March 28, 2016)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 77.00 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on March 22, 2016....

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota (March 17, 2016)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 2.00 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on March 11, 2016....

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota (March 17, 2016)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 24.69 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on March 11, 2016....

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota (March 17, 2016)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 20.00 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on March 11, 2016....

Title Evidence for Trust Land Acquisitions (March 1, 2016)

This rule deletes the requirement for fee-to-trust applicants to furnish title evidence that meets the “Standards for the Preparation of Title Evidence in Land Acquisitions by the United States” issued by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and replaces the...

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Mashpee Wampanoag (January 8, 2016)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 321.34 acres, more or less, as the initial reservation of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe on December 30, 2015....

Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation's Proposed Trust Acquisition and Gaming Facility Project, DeKalb County, Illinois (January 6, 2016)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (Nation) as cooperating agency, intend to gather information necessary to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in connection with...

Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Wilton Rancheria Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project, Sacramento County, California (December 29, 2015)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Wilton Rancheria (Tribe), City of Galt (City), Sacramento County (County), and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) serving as cooperating agencies, intends...

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Tonto Apache Tribe of Arizona (December 29, 2015)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 292.77 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Tonto Apache Indian Tribe of Arizona on December 21, 2015....

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Cowlitz Indian Tribe (November 13, 2015)

This notice informs the public that through the issuance of the Record of Decision on April 22, 2013 announcing the decision to acquire the subject property in trust, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed such subject property as the initial reservation...

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota (October 2, 2015)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 104.40 acres, more or less, as an addition to the Reservation of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on September 22, 2015....

Land Acquisitions; Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (September 25, 2015)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final determination to acquire approximately 321.35 acres of land, more or less, in Barnstable and Bristol Counties, Massachusetts, in trust for gaming and other purposes for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe on September 18, 2015....

Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Fruitport Casino Project, Fruitport Township, Muskegon County, Michigan (September 21, 2015)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, intends to gather information necessary for preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in connection with the Little...

Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Tejon Indian Tribe's Proposed Trust Acquisition and Casino Project, Kern County, California (August 13, 2015)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency and the Tejon Indian Tribe (Tribe) as cooperating agency intend to gather information necessary to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Tribe's Proposed...

Land Acquisition; Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin (July 1, 2015)

The United States has acquired approximately 1,553 acres of Federal land within the boundary of the former Badger Army Ammunition Plant near Baraboo, Wisconsin, in trust for the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin. The acquisition was effectuated by the National Defense...

Land Acquisitions; Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians of California (June 3, 2015)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 410.23 +/− acres of land in trust for the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians, California, for gaming and other purposes on May 19, 2015....

Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Fee-to-Trust Transfer for Tribal Village and Casino, City of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana (March 12, 2015)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), in cooperation with the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians (Tribe), intends to file a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the...

Land Acquisitions; Transfer of Excess Federal Real Property (January 27, 2015)

This notice provides notification of the Department of the Interior's final agency determination to acquire approximately 226.49 acres, more or less, of land into trust for the Cherokee Nation. This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by...

Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Coquille Indian Tribe Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project, City of Medford, Jackson County, Oregon (January 15, 2015)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency intends to gather information necessary for preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in connection with the Coquille...

Land Acquisitions in the State of Alaska (December 23, 2014)

This rule deletes a provision in the Department of the Interior's land-into-trust regulations that excludes from the scope of the regulations, with one exception, land acquisitions in trust in the State of Alaska....

Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Fee-to-Trust Transfer of Property and Subsequent Development ... by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (September 5, 2014)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (Tribe) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers serving as cooperating agencies, is making available for public review the Final...

Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Samish Indian Nation Trust Acquisition and Casino Project, City of Anacortes, Skagit County, Washington (August 22, 2014)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs as lead agency, with the Samish Indian Nation and the City of Anacortes, serving as cooperating agencies, intends to file a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) with the U.S....

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians of Washington (August 5, 2014)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 63.96 acres, more or less, as the Stillaguamish Indian Reservation....

Land Acquisitions in the State of Alaska (July 1, 2014)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is extending the comment period on the proposed rule for land acquisitions in Alaska, which was published in the Federal Register on May 1, 2014. The original comment period would end June 30, 2014;...

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota (July 1, 2014)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 569.01 acres, more or less, as an addition to the Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota on June 20, 2014....

Land Acquisitions in the State of Alaska (May 1, 2014)

This proposed rule would delete a provision in the Department of the Interior's land-into-trust regulations that excludes from the scope of the regulations, with one exception, land acquisitions in trust in the State of Alaska....

Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Cloverdale Rancheria of Pomo Indians' Proposed 65-Acre Fee-to-Trust Acquisition and Resort Casino Project, Sonoma County, California (April 18, 2014)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Cloverdale Rancheria of Pomo Indians (Tribe), National Indian Gaming Commission, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Sonoma County, and City...

Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Proposed Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeňo Indians 23-Acre Fee-to-Trust Transfer and Casino-Hotel Project, City of Barstow, San Bernardino County, California (April 18, 2014)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeňo Indians, National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the City of Barstow...

Land Acquisitions; Kaw Nation of Oklahoma (March 14, 2014)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 21.54 acres more or less of land in trust for the Kaw Nation of Oklahoma for gaming and other purposes on March 10, 2014....

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe of Washington State (March 5, 2014)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 20.16 acres, more or less, as an addition to and becoming a part of the Reservation of the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe on 2/24/14....

Proclaiming Certain Lands, White Horse Golf Course Property, as an Addition to the Port Madison Indian Reservation for the Suquamish Tribe (February 28, 2014)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 283.17 acres, more or less, as an addition to the Port Madison Reservation for the Suquamish Indian Tribe....

Land Acquisitions; Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria of California (February 27, 2014)

This document makes a technical correction to the acreage estimate and the land description contained in the notice published on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 79 FR 6917. The notice concerns the final agency determination to acquire approximately 626.55 acres of...

Land Acquisitions; Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria of California (February 5, 2014)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 626.55 acres of land in trust for the Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria of California for gaming and other purposes on January 24, 2014....

Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Wilton Rancheria Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project, Sacramento County, California (December 4, 2013)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency intends to gather information necessary for preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS) in connection with the Wilton Rancheria's (Tribe) application requesting that the United States...

Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians' Proposed 534-Acre Trust Acquisition and Casino Project, Riverside County, California (November 29, 2013)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the City of San Jacinto and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as cooperating agencies, intends to file a final environmental impact statement (FEIS) with...

Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Fee-to-Trust Transfer of Property and Subsequent Development of a Resort/Hotel and Tribal Government Facilities by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (November 15, 2013)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs as lead agency, with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, serving as a cooperating agency, intends to file a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding...

Land Acquisitions: Appeals of Land Acquisition Decisions (November 13, 2013)

This final rule revises a section of regulations governing decisions by the Secretary to approve or deny applications to acquire land in trust under this part. This rule addresses changes in the applicability of the Quiet Title Act as interpreted...

Land Acquisitions: Appeals of Land Acquisition Decisions (November 13, 2013)

This final rule revises a section of regulations governing decisions by the Secretary to approve or deny applications to acquire land in trust under this part. This rule addresses changes in the applicability of the Quiet Title Act as interpreted...

Land Acquisitions: Appeals of Land Acquisition Decisions (August 16, 2013)

In May, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) published a proposed rule revising a section of regulations governing decisions by the Secretary to approve or deny applications to acquire land in trust. The public comment period for that rule closed...

Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Lac du Flambeau Band Fee-to-Trust Acquisition and Casino Project in Shullsburg, Wisconsin (July 29, 2013)

In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), of 1969, this notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) intends to gather the information necessary for preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a fee-to-trust transfer...

Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Acquisition of Trust Land (July 22, 2013)

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for Acquisition of Trust Land authorized by...

Land Acquisitions: Appeals of Land Acquisition Decisions (June 20, 2013)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register of May 29, 2013, announcing the proposed rule to revise a section of regulations governing decisions by the Secretary to approve or deny applications to acquire...

Land Acquisitions: Appeals of Land Acquisition Decisions (May 29, 2013)

This proposed rule revises a section of regulations governing decisions by the Secretary to approve or deny applications to acquire land in trust under this part. This rule is appropriate to address changes in the applicability of the Quiet Title...

Land Acquisitions; Cowlitz Indian Tribe (May 8, 2013)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 151.87 acres of land into trust for gaming and other purposes for the Cowlitz Indian Tribe on April 22, 2013....

Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Acquisition of Trust Land (March 28, 2013)

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for Acquisition of Trust Land authorized by...

Extending the Review Period for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Proposed Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains Casino and Mixed Use Project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, Washington (March 8, 2013)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is extending the review period for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains Casino and Mixed Use Project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, Washington....

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona (March 7, 2013)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 642.27 acres, more or less, as the Tohono O'odham Nation Indian Reservation for the Tohono O'odham Nation Tribe of Indians of Arizona on February 28, 2013....

Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains Casino and Mixed Use Project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, WA (February 1, 2013)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Spokane Tribe of Indians (Tribe), National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), the City of Airway Heights (City), Spokane...

Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Point Molate Resort and Casino for the Guidiville Band of the Pomo Indians, Contra Costa County, CA (January 18, 2013)

This notice announces that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, intends to cancel all work on an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the BIA Federal action of approving the fee-to-trust transfer and casino project located within Contra...

Land Acquisitions; Enterprise Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California (January 2, 2013)

This document contains a correction to the land description contained in the notice regarding the final agency determination to acquire approximately 40 acres of land into trust for gaming purposes for the Enterprise Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California, which...

Land Acquisitions; Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma (December 17, 2012)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 127.65 acres of land in trust for the Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma on December 6, 2012....

Land Acquisitions; North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California (December 3, 2012)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 305.49 acres of land in trust for gaming purposes for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California on November 26, 2012....

Land Acquisitions; Enterprise Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California (December 3, 2012)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 40 acres of land in trust for gaming purposes for the Enterprise Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California on November 21, 2012....

Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Class III Gaming; Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans; Gaming on Trust Lands (November 16, 2012)

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information for Class III Gaming Procedures authorized by OMB...

Land Acquisitions: Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (October 19, 2012)

The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) accepted the transfer of approximately 163.48 acres from the Director, Real Property Division, Atlanta Regional Office, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), without reimbursement, to be held in trust for the benefit and use of...

Land Acquisitions: Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation (October 15, 2012)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 468.39 acres of land into trust for the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation (MHA Nation) on October 10, 2012....

Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Pueblo of Jemez 70.277-Acre Fee-to-Trust Transfer and Casino Project, Doña Ana County, NM (October 2, 2012)

This notice announces that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, in cooperation with the Pueblo of Jemez, intends to cancel all work on an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the BIA Federal action of approving a 70.277...

Proclaiming Certain Lands, Dafter Parcel, as an Addition to the Bay Mills Indian Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan (September 5, 2012)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 110.06 acres, more or less, to be added to the Bay Mills Indian Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan....

Proclaiming Certain Lands, Sugar Parcel Lands, as an Addition to the Bay Mills Indian Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan (September 5, 2012)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 80.00 acres, more or less, to be added to the Bay Mills Indian Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan....

Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Seminole Tribe of Florida Fee-to-Trust, City of Coconut Creek, Broward County, FL (August 31, 2012)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Seminole Tribe of Florida (Tribe), City of Coconut Creek (City), and Broward County serving as cooperating agencies, intends to file a Draft Environmental...

Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Pokagon Band Tribal Village Fee-to-Trust Acquisition and Casino Project in the City of South Bend, St. Joseph County, IN (August 24, 2012)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), in cooperation with the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians (Tribe), intends to gather the information necessary for preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the conveyance into trust...

Proclaiming Certain Lands as an Addition to and Becoming a Part of the Laguna Reservation for the Pueblo of Laguna, NM (August 16, 2012)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 8,353.0683 acres, more or less, as an addition to and becoming a part of the Pueblo of Laguna Indian Reservation for the Pueblo of Laguna, New Mexico....

Land Acquisitions; United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians of Oklahoma (August 7, 2012)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 2.03 acres of land into trust for the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians of Oklahoma on July 30, 2012....

Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Class III Gaming; Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans; Gaming on Trust Lands (July 31, 2012)

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Acting Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for Class III Gaming Procedures authorized by...

Land Acquisitions: Pueblo of Santo Domingo (July 5, 2012)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 7,393.75 acres of land into trust for the Pueblo of Santo Domingo on January 27, 2012....

Land Acquisitions: 19 Pueblos (July 5, 2012)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 8.43 acres of land into trust for the 19 pueblos on January 31, 2012....

Land Acquisitions: Pueblo of Santa Clara (July 5, 2012)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 1,219.24 acres of land into trust for the Pueblo of Santa Clara on January 27, 2012....

Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin's Proposed Fee-to-Trust Transfer and Casino-Hotel Project in the City of Kenosha, Kenosha County, WI (June 29, 2012)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as the lead Federal agency, with the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin (Tribe), the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), the City of Kenosha, and Kenosha County, as cooperating...

Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Fee-to-Trust Transfer of Property by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (May 31, 2012)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) intends to gather the information necessary for preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the conveyance into trust of 170.1 acres of land currently held by the Mashpee...

Land Acquisitions; Ione Band of Miwok Indians of California (May 30, 2012)

The Acting Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 228.04 acres of land into trust for the Ione Band of Miwok Indians of California on May 24, 2012....

Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains Casino and Mixed Use Project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, WA (April 26, 2012)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is reopening the comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains casino and mixed use project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, Washington....

Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains Casino and Mixed Use Project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, WA (March 2, 2012)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs intends to file a draft environmental impact statement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains casino and mixed use project, City of...

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Fort Sill Apache Indian Tribe (November 28, 2011)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 30.00 acres, more or less, as the Fort Sill Apache Indian Reservation for the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Indians....

Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Manzanita Band of Kumeyaay Indians Fee-to-Trust Transfer and Casino Project, Calexico, CA (October 7, 2011)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Manzanita Band of Kumeyaay Indians (a.k.a. Manzanita Band of Digueno Mission Indians) (Tribe), National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), and City of Calexico as...

Proclaiming Certain Lands, Forest Service Lands, as an Addition to the Bay Mills Indian Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan (August 19, 2011)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 842 acres, more or less, to be added to the Bay Mills Indian Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan....

Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Samish Indian Nation Fee-to-Trust Acquisition and Casino Project, Skagit County, WA (August 11, 2011)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency is gathering information necessary for preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in connection with the Samish Indian Nation's (Tribe's) application for a proposed 11.41-acre fee-to-trust transfer and casino project to be...

Land Acquisitions; Osage Nation of Oklahoma (July 19, 2011)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 27.66 acres of land, known as “OMDE Tulsa,” into trust for the Osage Nation of Oklahoma on July 8, 2011....

Land Acquisitions; Osage Nation of Oklahoma (July 19, 2011)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 15 acres of land, known as “OMDE Ponca City,” into trust for the Osage Nation of Oklahoma on July 8, 2011....

Land Acquisitions; Osage Nation of Oklahoma (July 19, 2011)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 7.5 acres of land, known as the Skiatook Parcel, into trust for the Osage Nation of Oklahoma on July 8, 2011....

Proclaiming Certain Lands, Community College Campus, as an Addition to the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan (July 14, 2011)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 40 acres, more or less, to be added to the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan....

Proclaiming Certain Lands, Maier Property, as an Addition to the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan (July 14, 2011)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 40 acres, more or less, to be added to the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan....

Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeño Indians' 23-Acre Fee-to-Trust Transfer and Casino-Hotel Project, City of Barstow, San Bernardino County, CA (July 1, 2011)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeño Indians, National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), and the City of Barstow as cooperating agencies, intends to file...

Proclaiming Certain Lands, Reykers Acquisition, as an Addition to the Bay Mills Indian Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan (February 18, 2011)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 25 acres, more or less, to be added to the Bay Mills Indian Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan....

Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Big Sandy Rancheria Band of Western Mono Indians' Proposed Casino and Resort Project, Fresno County, CA (January 14, 2011)

This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Big Sandy Rancheria Band of Western Mono Indians (Tribe) as a cooperating agency, intends to file a Draft EnvironmentalImpact Statement (DEIS) with the...

Proclaiming Certain Lands, Golf Course Acquisition, as an Addition to the Bay Mills Indian Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan (January 13, 2011)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 40 acres, more or less, to be added to the Bay Mills Indian Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan....

Proclaiming Certain Lands, Lot 32 Acquisition, as an Addition to the Bay Mills Indian Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan (January 13, 2011)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 1 acre, more or less, to be added to the Bay Mills Indian Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan....

Proclaiming Certain Lands, Lots 15 and 16 Acquisition, as an Addition to the Bay Mills Indian Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan (January 13, 2011)

This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 2 acres, more or less, to be added to the Bay Mills Indian Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan....

Land Acquisitions; Tohono O'odham Nation, Arizona (August 26, 2010)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire Parcel 2 consisting of 53.54 acres of land into trust for the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona on July 23, 2010. This notice is published in the exercise of...

Acquisition of Title to Land in Trust (November 9, 2001)

This action withdraws the final rule published in the Federal Register on January 16, 2001, entitled “Acquisition of Title to Land in Trust.”...

Acquisition of Title to Land in Trust (January 16, 2001)

This rule revises and clarifies the procedures used by Indian tribes and individuals to request the Secretary of the Interior to acquire title to land into trust on their behalf. It describes the criteria that the Secretary will use in...

Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan (July 10, 2000)

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 12.50 acres, more or less, as an addition to the reservation of the Bay Mills Indian Community on June 19, 2000....

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