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Petitioner #158: Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians, CA

Updated November 3, 2016

Petitioner Number: 158
Petitioner Name: Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians
Petitioner State: CA
Current Status: Petitioner responding to Phase I technical assistance (TA) review letter 2016.10.17
Date Decision Effective: n/a
Acknowledgment Regulation Revision Chosen by Petitioner: 2015

Petition Narrative Document(s):

2009 Narrative | 2015 Narrative Supplement (Criterion A)2015 Narrative Supplement (Criterion B)2015 Narrative Supplement (Criterion C)
Petitioner Contact Information:
Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians
c/o Mr. Edward A. Ortega
1019 Second Street, #1
San Fernando, California 91340
Phone: (818) 837-0794
Fax: (850) 837-0796
Date of Receipt of Documented Petition:
2015-09-29
Opportunity to Submit Comments:

Notice 2015-11-28:  In accordance with 25 CFR 83.22(b)(1)(iv), the Department is publishing this "opportunity for individuals and entities to submit comments and evidence supporting or opposing the petitioner's request for acknowledgment within 120 days of the date of the web site posting."

Any individual or entity wishing to submit comments on this specific petition must deliver them to:

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

Comments must be postmarked no later than 2016-03-28.

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:

Click here for other portions of the documented petition.

Comments or Materials Submitted by Third Parties:

Click here for comments and materials submitted by third parties to OFA relating to the documented petition.

Petitioner's Response to Third Party Comments on Documented Petition:

Petitioner's response (if any) to be posted soon.

Substantive Documents Issued by the Department:
OFA's Contact List for Petitioner:

None at present

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

Governor:
The Honorable Edmund G. Brown Jr.
Governor of California
State Capitol Building, Suite 1173
Sacramento, California 95814
Phone: (916) 445-2841
Fax: (916) 558-3160

Attorney General:
The Honorable Kamala D. Harris
Department of Justice
Attorney General of California
1300 I Street, Suite 1101
P.O. Box 944255
Sacramento, California 94244-2550
Attn: Patty Brandt
Phone: (916) 324-5564
Fax: (916) 327-2319

County Government:
County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors
Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
500 West Temple Street
Los Angeles, California 90012
Phone: (213) 974-1311 

Federally Recognized Indian Tribes:
(no federally recognized Indian tribes in Los Angeles County)

Individuals:
Mr. Frankie Gonzales
38878 Sage Tree St.
Palmdale, California 93551

Mr. Michael L. Lawson
8606 Battailles Court
Annandale, Virginia  22003

Mr. John Valenzuela
San Fernando Band of Mission Indians
P.O. Box 221838
Newhall, California
Phone: (805) 241-1157
Fax: (760) 949-1604
(Former Petitioner #163)

Entities:
Mr. Devin Rhinerson
Pace, LLP
Government Relations
1220 North Fillmore Street, Suite 400
Arlington, Virginia 22201
Phone: (703) 518-8600

Rudy Bermudez, Executive Director
California Cities for Self-Reliance Joint Powers Authority
7100 Garfield Avenue
Bell Gardens, CA 90201

Jimmy Gutierrez, General Counsel
California Cities for Self-Reliance Joint Powers Authority
12616 Central Avenue,
Chino, CA 91710
Phone: (909) 591-6336
Fax: (909) 628-9803

Congressional:
United States Senator Dianne Feinstein
331 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
Phone: (202) 224-3841
Fax: (202) 228-3954

United States Senator Barbara Boxer
112 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
Phone: (202) 224-3553
Fax: (202) 224-0454

United States Representative Tony Cardenas
Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-6131
Fax: (202) 225-0819
 

Documents Issued under 1994 revision of Acknowledgment Regulations: None
Notes:

This petitioner is being evaluated under the acknowledgment regulations as revised in 2015.