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Opportunities for Comment

Current as of:

 

In accordance with 25 CFR 83.22(b)(1)(iv), the Department is posting this opportunity for individuals and entities to submit comments and evidence supporting or opposing the following petitioners' requests for acknowledgment: 

Opportunities for Individuals and Entities to Submit Comments
on the Following Petitioners' Requests for Acknowledgment:
Comment Period Status Petitioning Group Name Petition Number State Opening Date for Comment Period Closing Date for Comment Period
CLOSED Muscogee Nation of Florida 032 FL 2015-11-28 2016-03-28
CLOSED Piro/Manso/Tiwa Indian Tribe of the Pueblo of San Juan Guadalupe 005 NM 2015-11-28 2016-03-28
CLOSED Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians 158 CA 2015-11-28 2016-03-28

  

 

 

Under 25 CFR 83.35, the Department is accepting comments from the petitioner or any individual or entity that either rebut or support the proposed finding. 

Opportunities for the Petitioner, Individuals, and Entities to Submit Comments 
on the Following Proposed Findings:
Comment Period Status Petitioning Group Name Petition Number State Opening Date for Comment Period Closing Date for Comment Period
  The Department has not yet issued a proposed finding under the 2015 revision of the acknowledgment regulations.        

  

  

Redacted versions of these petitioners' narratives have already been posted on the OFA website.  The narratives and other related documents can be viewed by following the petitioner-specific links above.  

When submitting comments, please make sure that all materials are legible.  Where appropriate, provide copies of supporting documents cited in your claims.  Commenters must submit their materials in paper format; however, the Department encourages commenters to provide materials in electronic format as well.  Please contact the Office of Federal Acknowledgment if you have any questions about how to submit comments.  All submissions must be postmarked on or before the closing date for the comment period.  Please send your materials to the following address:

Department of the Interior
Office of the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs
Attention: Office of Federal Acknowledgement
1951 Constitution Ave., N.W.,  MS-34B-SIB
Washington, D.C. 20240