United States Code
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For the purposes of this title: 1
1See References in Text note below.
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior.
The term “Indian tribe” 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.
The term “list” means the list of recognized tribes published by the Secretary pursuant to section 5131 of this title.
cite as: 25 USC 5130