Native American Tribe Recognition

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Native American Tribe Recognition
December 13, 2011Introduction/Background
When an American Indian Tribe is “recognized” or “acknowledged” it means that the group exists and the tribe has access to federally funded services provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (OFA, 2011). The Office of Federal Acknowledgment (OFA) makes this determination. The OFA sits within the Office of the Assistant Secretary within the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) within the Department of the Interior (DOI) (see organizational chart, Appendix 1 (DOI, 2011). The OFA provides information and regulatory documents for each tribe seeking recognition to complete.
The recognition process was created in 1978 in response to Native American Indian demands to ‘stop being...
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.....ative Village of Ekuk
Ekwok Village
Native Village of Elim
Emmonak Village
Evansville Village (aka Bettles Field)
Native Village of Eyak (Cordova)
Native Village of False Pass
Native Village of Fort Yukon
Native Village of Gakona
Galena Village (aka Louden Village)
Native Village of Gambell
Native Village of Georgetown
Native Village of Goodnews Bay
Organized Village of Grayling (aka
Holikachuk)
Gulkana Village
Native Village of Hamilton
Healy Lake Village
Holy Cross Village
Hoonah Indian Association
Native Village of Hooper Bay
Hughes Village
Huslia Village
Hydaburg Cooperative Association
Igiugig Village
Village of Iliamna
Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope
Source: Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 190 / Friday, October 1, 2010 / Notices