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Sample Formats for Petitioner Submissions

 Updated August 11, 2015

 

Administrative Correspondence under the 2015 Acknowledgment Regulations:

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Administrative Correspondence under the 1994 Acknowledgment Regulations:

  • Sample A: Letter of Intent (PDF)
  • Sample B: Original Documented Petition Submission (PDF)
  • Sample C: Submissions Subsequent to the Original Documented Petition Submission (PDF)
  • Sample D: Materials Previously Submitted, Identified on Preliminary Inventory, Not Certified by Members of Governing Body (PDF)
  • Sample E: Certification of Membership List, Separately Certified by Members of Governing Body (PDF)
  • Sample F: Request for First Technical Assistance Review (PDF)
  • Sample G: Address Change, Notified by Members of Governing Body (PDF)
  • Sample H: Change of Leadership, Notified by Members of Governing Body (PDF)
  • Sample I: Request from the Governing Body for Copies from Its Own Documented Petition (PDF)
  • Sample J: Letter of Introduction from the Governing Body of a Petitioning Group (PDF)
  • Sample K: Letter Requesting Second Technical Assistance Review (PDF)
  • Sample L: Letter Requesting to Be Placed on “Ready, Waiting for Active Consideration” List (PDF)
  • Sample M: Group’s Name Change, Notified by Members of Governing Body (PDF)
  • Sample N: Letter Requesting Interested Party Status (PDF)
  • Sample O: Letter Requesting Informed Party Status (PDF)
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Other Forms Useful for Preparing Petitions:

  • Ancestry Chart (BIA form 8305) (MS-Word | PDF)
  • Individual History Chart (BIA form 8304) (MS-Word | PDF)
  • Membership Roll (BIA form 8306) (MS-Word | PDF)