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The Bureau of Indian Affairs lists 563 recognized Tribal Entities and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs by virtue of their status as Indian Tribes.

The following list of federally acknowledged tribes in the contiguous 48 states and in Alaska. This list is updated from the notice published on March 13, 2000.  Six tribal entities have been added to the list.  Three of the the six tribes became newly recognized since the last publication.  The other three tribes were omitted from the earlier Federal Register publications of the Tribal Entities list.  The Shawnee Tribe and Graton Rancheria, were recognized under Title 7 and 14 of the Act of December 27, 2000.  The Cowlitz Indian Tribe was acknowledged under 25 CFR part 83.  The final determination for federal acknowledgement became effective on January 4, 2002.  The Assistant Secretary, Indian Affairs, reaffirmed the formal recognition of the King Salmon Tribe, the Shoonaq’ Tribe of Kodiak and the Lower Lake Rancheria, on December 29, 2000.

Several tribes have also made changes to their tribal name.  Most of the name changes are minor in nature, except for the California Valley Miwok Tribe (formerly the Sheep Ranch Rancheria). To aid in identifying tribal name changes, the tribes former name is included with the new tribal name.

Dated July 1, 2002

Indian Tribal Entities within the Contiguous 48 States Recognized and Eligible to receive services form the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs. PDF of Federal Register

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