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Acknowledgment Decision Compilation (ADC) List: Petitions on Active Consideration 

Updated January 23, 2014 

DEPARTMENT'S ACTION ITEMS - 8


Petitioners Awaiting Final Determinations (FD): 1
 

  • Tolowa Nation, CA (#85) (letter of intent 1/31/83; ready 7/30/96; active 8/3/09; PF issued 11/18/10; comment period ended November 21, 2011, response period ended January 21, 2012; petitioner requested to continue under current regulations.) 

 

Petitioners Awaiting Proposed Findings (PF): 7

  • Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation (formerly American Indian Council of Mariposa County, aka Yosemite), CA (#82); (letter of intent 4/24/82; ready 1/16/98; active 11/1/10; ASIA suspended active consideration on PF; suspension lifted on 8/28/2013; petitioner requested to continue under current regulations.)
     
  • Muscogee Nation of Florida (formerly Florida Tribe of Eastern Creek Indians), FL (#32); (letter of intent 6/2/78; ready 1/29/03; active 12/5/2011; ASIA suspended active consideration on PF; suspension lifted on 8/28/2013; petitioner requested to continue under current regulations; PF extended due to furlough.)
     
  • Georgia Tribe of Eastern Cherokees, Inc. (aka Dahlonega, Cane Break Band), GA (#41); (letter of intent 01/09/79; doc'n rec’d 2/5/80; OD ltr 8/22/80; resp. rec’d 8/10/98; TA ltr1/19/99; resp. rec’d 2/14/02 and 2/14/03; ready 6/09/03; active 7/31/13; petitioner requested to continue under current regulations.)
     
  • Amah Mutsun Band of Ohlone/Coastanoan Indians, CA (#120); (letter of intent 9/18/90; doc'n rec’d 8/22/95; TA ltr 5/21/96; partial resp. rec’d 9/26/96, 6/10/98; TA ltr 2/16/99; partial resp. rec’d 5/20/02, 8/15/03, and 9/15/03; ready 9/15/03; active consideration on 11/1/2013; petitioner requested to continue under current regulations.)
     
  • Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians (formerly Grand River Band Ottawa Council), MI (#146); (letter of intent 10/16/94; doc’n rec’d 12/8/00; TA ltr 1/26/05; resp. rec’d 6/9/06 and 3/28/07; ready 03/29/07; active consideration on 12/1/2013; petitioner requested to continue under current regulations.)

 

 


PETITIONS - SUSPENDED - 4
(as of November 12, 2013)

Petitioner Awaiting Proposed Finding (PF): 1

Commenting on Amended Proposed Finding: 3

  • Meherrin Tribe, NC (#119b); (letter of intent 6/27/95; ready 10/6/97; active 11/1/10; ASIA suspended active consideration on PF on 4/30/2011 to allow ASIA review; suspension lifted on 8/28/2013; petitioner requested to continue under current regulations; PF 1/16/2014.)
     
  • Pamunkey Indian Tribe, VA (#323); (letter of intent; doc’n rec’d 10/14/10; TA ltr 4/11/11; Resp. rec’d 12/7/11; ready 1/03/12; Acting ASIA moved to top of Ready list on 7/20/2012; active 8/20/12; petitioner requested to continue under current regulations; PF 1/16/2014.)
     
  • Biloxi, Chitimacha Confederation of Muskogees, Inc., LA (#56a) (Withdrew from the United Houma Nation, Inc. (UHN #56) letter of intent 9/6/95; responding to same proposed finding; comment period closed 5/12/97; active 2/4/05; proposed negative finding published 5/30/08; comment period suspended on 8/27/2008, to resume after states of emergency lapse; petitioner requested to be suspended until rulemaking is completed.)
     
  • Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe, LA (#56b) (Withdrew from the UHN #56 letter of intent 7/22/96; responding to same proposed finding; comment period closed 11/6/97; active 2/4/05; proposed negative finding published 5/30/08; comment period suspended on 8/27/2008, to resume after states of emergency lapse; petitioner requested to be suspended until rulemaking is completed.)
     
  • United Houma Nation, Inc., LA (#56) (letter of intent 7/10/79; ready 4/4/89; active 5/20/91; negative proposed finding published 12/22/94; comment period closed 11/13/96; resp. to 3rd-party comments rec’d 2/4/97; waiting to comment on amended proposed findings for #56a and #56b; to resume after states of emergency lapse; petitioner requested to be suspended until rulemaking is completed.)

 

 


IN POST-FINAL DECISION APPEAL PROCESS - (2)

 

 


DECISIONS IN LITIGATION - (1)
(Department resolved) 

 


COLLATERAL LITIGATION – (2)
(Department resolved)

  • Schaghticoke Tribal Nation, CT (#79) (eff. 10/14/05) and Schaghticoke Indian Tribe CT (#239) (petition still pending) are now before the Connecticut Federal District Court involved in land claims.