Petition Update

REFORM FEDERAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PROCESS.

Choctaw Bay Indians

May 24, 2014 — http://nativenewsonline.net/currents/interior-department-proposes-reform-federal-acknowledgment-regulations-tribes/

Reform of Federal Acknowledgment Regulations for Tribes
Reform of Federal Acknowledgment Regulations for Tribes
Federal Acknowledgment Would Address "Broken" Process WASHINGTON - Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn today announced publication of proposed regulations that would reform the 35-year old process by which the Department of the Interior officially recognizes Indian tribes. Federal acknowledgment establishes the U.S.
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