Definitions for "Indian Tribe"
Keywords:  pueblo, tribe, alaska, alaskan, village
Any Indian tribe, band, nation, or any other group or community of Indians because of their status as Indians, and it is recognized by the Secretary [of the Interior] for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians, and is recognized as possessing the powers of self-government (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, P. L. 100-497 [S. 555]).
Means any Indian or Alaska Native tribe, band, nation, pueblo, village, or community that the Secretary of the Interior acknowledges to exist as an Indian tribe pursuant to the Federally Recognized Indian Tribe List Act of 1994, 25 U.S.C. 479a.
means as the term is defined in 42 U.S.C. 5302(a). NOTE: Indian Tribes and Alaskan Native Villages now receive homeless assistance under a block grant as a result of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-330). For information about this program, please consult HUD's Office of Native American Programs or contact the national ONAP office in Denver at (303) 675-1600.
Keywords:  sovereign, exempt, entity, tax
a tax-exempt sovereign entity
a distinct political community