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Title 25Chapter ISubchapter FPart 83Subpart A → §83.5


Title 25: Indians
PART 83—PROCEDURES FOR FEDERAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF INDIAN TRIBES
Subpart A—General Provisions


§83.5   How does a petitioner obtain Federal acknowledgment under this part?

To be acknowledged as a federally recognized Indian tribe under this part, a petitioner must meet the Indian Entity Identification (§83.11(a)), Governing Document (§83.11(d)), Descent (§83.11(e)), Unique Membership (§83.11(f)), and Congressional Termination (§83.11(g)) Criteria and must:

(a) Demonstrate previous Federal acknowledgment under §83.12(a) and meet the criteria in §83.12(b); or

(b) Meet the Community (§83.11(b)) and Political Authority (§83.11(c)) Criteria.

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