Indian Affairs | Petition #119b

Petitioner #119B: Meherrin Tribe, NC

Updated December 2, 2015

Petitioner Number: 119B
Petitioner Name: Meherrin Tribe
Petitioner State: NC
Current Status: The Department is waiting for the petitioner to supplement its documented petition.
Date Decision Effective: n/a
Acknowledgment Regulation Revision Chosen by Petitioner: 2015

Petition Narrative Document(s):

Petitioner Contact Information:
Mr. Wayne Brown
P.O. Box 274
Ahoskie, North Carolina 27910
Date of Receipt of Documented Petition:
Petitioner is supplementing its documented petition with new materials. When the petitioner submits new materials and declares that its submissions are complete, the Department will review the materials and move the petitioner onto the Register of Documented Petitions in accordance with 25 CFR 83.21-22
Opportunity to Submit Comments:

Comment period not open.

Opportunity to Request to be Kept Informed of General Actions:

In accordance with 25 CFR 83.22(b)(1)(v), the Department is publishing this "opportunity for individuals and entities to request to be kept informed of general actions regarding a specific petitioner." 

Those wishing to be kept informed of general actions regarding this specific petitioner must mail a written request to:

  Department of the Interior
  Office of the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs
  Attn: Office of Federal Acknowledgment
  1951 Constitution Avenue, NW
  Washington, DC  20240

An individual or entity may mail a written request at any point during the acknowledgment process.

Other Portions of the Documented Petition:


Comments or Materials Submitted by Third Parties:


Substantive Documents Issued by the Department:
None under the acknowledgment regulations as revised in 2015. See below for documents the Department issued under the 1994 revision of the acknowledgment regulations.
OFA's Contact List for Petitioner:


´╗┐Contact Information for Notified Parties and Other Individuals or Entities that Requested to Be Kept Informed:


Documents Issued under 1994 revision of Acknowledgment Regulations: Letter of Intent | Federal Register Notice of Letter of Intent | TA Letter | Proposed Finding | Federal Register Notice PF | Press Release PF | Third Party Comments on PF

This petitioner began its petitioning process under the acknowledgment regulations as revised in 1994.  The Department published revised acknowledgment regulations on July 1, 2015. This petitioner elected to proceed under the 2015 revision of the acknowledgment regulations.