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Petitioner
Name
Press
Release
Decision
Document
Federal Register
Notice
Federal
Register
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Tolowa Nation, CA (#85) Jan. 24, 2014 See Federal Register Notice FR-79-4953 Jan 30, 2014
Pamunkey Indian Tribe, VA (#323) Jan. 17, 2014 PF FR-79-3860 Jan 23, 2014
Meherrin Indian Tribe, NC (#119b) Jan. 17, 2014 PF FR-79-3859 Jan. 23, 2014
Brothertown Indian Nation, WI (#67)  Sep. 7, 2012 FD FR-77-56230 Sep. 12, 2012
Central Band of Cherokee of Lawrenceburg, TN (#227) Mar. 26, 2012 FD FR-77-19315 Mar. 30, 2012
Choctaw Nation of Florida, FL (#288) Apr. 22, 2011 See Federal Register Notice

FR-76-23621

Apr. 27, 2011
Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, CA (#84A) Mar. 16, 2011 FD FR-76-15337 Mar. 21, 2011
Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, CA (#84B) Mar. 16, 2011  FD FR-76-15335 Mar. 21, 2011
Tolowa Nation, CA (#85) Nov. 19, 2010 PF FR-75-71732 Nov. 24, 2010
Central Band of Cherokee of Lawrenceburg, TN (#227) Aug. 13, 2010 PF FR-75-51105 Aug. 18, 2010
Choctaw Nation of Florida, FL (#288) Jul. 9, 2010 PF FR-75-39703 Jul. 12, 2010
Shinnecock Indian Nation, NY (#4) Jun. 15, 2010 See Federal Register Notice FR-75-34760 Jun. 18, 2010
Shinnecock Indian Nation, NY (#4) Dec. 15, 2009 PF FR 74-67895 Dec. 21, 2009
Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana, MT (#31) Oct. 27, 2009 FD FR 74-56861 Nov. 3, 2009
Brothertown Indian Nation, WI (#67) Aug. 17, 2009 PF FR 74-42683 Aug. 24, 2009
Biloxi, Chitimacha Confederation of Muskogees, Inc., LA (#56a) May 30, 2008 Amended PF FR 73-31140 May 30, 2008
Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe, LA (#56b) May 30, 2008 Amended PF FR 73-31142 May 30, 2008
Steilacoom Tribe, WA (#11) Mar. 12, 2008 FD FR 73-14833 Mar. 19, 2008
Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, CA (#84A) Nov. 26, 2007 PF FR 72-67948 Dec. 3, 2007
Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, CA (#84B) Nov. 26, 2007 PF FR 72-67951 Dec. 3, 2007
St. Francis/Sokoki Band of Abenakis of Vermont, VT (#68) Jun. 22, 2007 FD FR 72-36022 Jul. 2, 2007
Mashpee Wampanoag, MA (#15) Feb. 15, 2007 FD FR 72-8007 Feb. 22, 2007
Key: PF = Proposed Finding; FD = Final Determination; FR = Federal Register