BIA Adds Virginia Tribe To List Of 567 Federally Recognized Tribes

Mealey's (May 5, 2016, 9:55 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) issued a notice May 4 of the updated list of 567 tribal entities recognized and eligible to receive services from the BIA (81 Federal Register 26826).

(Notice available. Document #96-160513-056X.)

‘Immunities And Privileges’

According to the notice, the list of federally acknowledged Indian tribes in the contiguous 48 states and Alaska was updated from the notice published on Jan. 29 to reflect the addition of the Pamunkey Indian Tribe in Virginia and...
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