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Petitioner #32: Muscogee Nation of Florida, FL

Updated November 3, 2016

Petitioner Number: 032
Petitioner Name: Muscogee Nation of Florida
Petitioner State: FL
Current Status: Petitioner responding to Phase I technical assistance (TA) review letter 2016.11.01
Date Decision Effective: n/a
Acknowledgment Regulation Revision Chosen by Petitioner: 2015

Petition Narrative Document(s):

1978 Petition Narrative | 1995 Petition Narrative | 2002 TA Response Narrative | 2004 TA Response Narrative | 2006 Membership Narrative
Petitioner Contact Information:
Muscogee Nation of Florida
c/o Ms. Ann D. Tucker
278 Church Road
Bruce, FL 32455
office phone: (850) 835-2078
office fax: (850) 835-5691
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:

Attorney of Record:
Ms. Heidi McNeil Staudenmaier
Snell & Wilmer
One Arizona Center
400 E. Van Buren, Suite 1900
Phoenix, AZ 85004-2202

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

Governor:
Honorable Rick Scott
Office of the Governor
The Florida Capitol
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0001

Attorney General:
The Honorable Pam Bondi
Attorney General of Florida
The Capitol PL-01
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1050

County Government:
Walton County Florida Government
Administration Office
76 North 6th Street
Defuniak Springs, Florida  32433

Federally Recognized Indian Tribes:
Alabama Quassarte Tribal Town
Tribal Chair
Main Office
101 E. Broadway
Wetumka, Oklahoma 74882

Kialegee Tribal Town
Tribal Chair
Main Office
627 East Highway 9
P.O. Box 332
Wetumka, Oklahoma 74883

Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida
Tribal Chair
PO Box 440021
Tamiami Station
Miami, FL  33144

Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Principal Chief
PO Box 580
Okmulgee, OK  74447

Poarch Band of Creek Indians
Tribal Chair
5811 Jack Springs Road
Artmore, AL 36502

Seminole Tribe of Florida
Tribal Chair
6300 Stirling Road
Hollywood, FL 33024

Thlopthlocco Tribal Town
Tribal Chair
Tribal Government
PO Box 188
Okemah, Oklahoma 74859

Individuals:
Ms. Frances Goodwin 
5350 FM 314
Ben Wheeler, TX 75754
(Former Petitioner #32a TX) 

S. Pony Hill
2805 Evelyn Avenue, 7A
Panama City, FL  32405

Christopher Hodalee Scott Sewell
2444 Avalon Blvd.
Milton, FL 23583

Congressional:
United States Senator Bill Nelson
716 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC  20510

United States Senator Marco Rubio
284 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

United States Representative Jeff Miller
336 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515 

Documents Issued under 1994 revision of Acknowledgment Regulations: Letter of Intent | Federal Register Notice of Letter of IntentTA Letter
Notes:

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.