Media Contact: Lovett 202-343-7445
For Immediate Release: April 28, 1978

Proposed regulations governing the preparation of a roll of lineal descendants of the Saginaw, Swan Creek and Black River Bands of Chippewa Indians to share in the distribution of funds awarded by the Indian Claims Commission is being published in the Federal Register, Interior Assistant Secretary Forrest Gerard announced today.

The proposed regulations establish the requirements for enrollment and a deadline for filing applications.

Written comments on the regulations should be sent within 30 days to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Tribal Government Services, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20245.

For further information call Mitchell L. Bush, Jr., 202-343-6921.