INDEX TO FEDERAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT PETITIONERS BY GROUP

(regardless of current status)

as of April 4, 2000

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Abenaki | Accohannock | Alleghenny | Apache | Apalachee | Biloxi | Brotherton | Caddo | Carrizo/Comecrudo | Cherokee | Chickahominy | Chickasaw | Chicora | Chilkat | Chinook | Chippewa | Chitimacha | Choctaw | Choinumni | Chumash | Clallam | Coahuiltecan | Coastanoan | Coharie | Comanche | Coos | Coree | Cowlitz | Creek | Dakota | Delaware| Duwamish |Edisto | Elem | Esselen | Federation | Gabrielino | Houma | Juaneno | Kickapoos | Knugank | Lenni-Lenape | Lumbee | Mattaponi | Miami | Micmacs | Mission Indians | Miwok | Mohegan | Monacan | Mono | Montauk | Mutsun | Nanticoke | Narragansett | Navajo | Nipmuc | Occaneechi | Odawa/Ottawa | Ohlone | Ouachita | Paiutes | Paugussett | Pee Dee | Pequot | Piedmont | Piscataway | Potawatomi | Powhatan | Rappahannock | Rogue | Rumsen | Salinan | Samish | Santee | Saponi | Schaghticoke | Seminole | Shasta | Shawnee | Shinnecock |Shoshone | Siouan | Siuslaw | Steilacoom | Table Rock | Tejon | Tiwa | Tlingit | Tolowa | Tsimshian | Tuscarora | Umpqua | Waccamaw | Wampanoag | Winnebago | Wintu | Wukchumni | Wyandot | Yocayo | Yokuts | Yuchi

Abenaki:

Cowasuck Band-Abenaki People, MA (#151)

St. Francis/Sokoki Band of Abenakis of VT (#68)

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Apache:

Choctaw-Apache Community of Ebarb, LA (#37)

People of LaJunta (Jumano/Mescalero), TX (#170)

Lipan Apache Band of Texas, Inc., TX (#211)

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Apalachee:

Apalachee Indian Tribe, LA (#166)

Apalachee Indians of Louisiana, LA (#166a)

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Biloxi:

Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe, LA (#1)

Biloxi, Chitimacha Confederation of Muskogees, Inc. (#56a)

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Brotherton:

Brotherton Indians of Wisconsin (#67)

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Caddo:

Caddo Adais Indians, Inc., LA (#138)

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Cherokee:

Southeastern Cherokee Confederacy (aka SECC) (#29),
Name Change 1996: American Cherokee Confederacy

Amonsoquath Tribe of Cherokee, MO (#155)

Cane Break Band of Eastern Cherokees (#41a)

Cherokee Indians of Georgia (#27)

Cherokee Indians of Hoke County Inc., NC (#91)

Cherokee Indians of Robeson & Adjoining Cos., NC (#44)

Cherokee Nation of Alabama, AL(#205)

Cherokee Nation West-Southern Band of the Eastern Cherokee Indians of Missouri and Arkansas, MO (#192)

Cherokees of Jackson Co., AL (#77)

Cherokees of Southeast Alabama, AL (#107)

Chickamauga Cherokee Indian Nation of AR & MO (#100a)

Etowah Cherokee Nation, TN (#122)

Georgia Tribe of Eastern Cherokees, Inc., GA (#41)
Also known as: Dahlonega, Cane Break Band, GA

Indians of Person County, NC (#95)
Formerly known as: Cherokee-Powhattan Indian Association

Langley Band of the Chickamogee Cherokee Indians of the Southeastern U.S., AL (#141)

Lost Cherokee of Arkansas & Missouri, AR (#204)

Northern Cherokee Nation of Old Louisana Terr, MO (#100b)

Northern Cherokee Tribe of Indians, MO (#100)

Northwest Cherokee Wolf Band (SECC), OR (#29a)

The Old Settler Cherokee Nation of Arkansas, AR (#216)

Ozark Mountain Cherokee Tribe of Arkansas and Missouri, MO (#217)

Red Clay Intertribal Indian Band (SECC), TN (#29b)

Sac River and White River Bands of the Chickamauga-Cherokee Nation of Arkansas and Missouri, Inc., MO (#100a)

Southern Band of the Eastern Cherokee Indians of Missouri and Arkansas - Cherokee Nation West, MO (#192)

Southeastern Cherokee Confederacy (aka SECC), GA (#29)
Name Change 1996: American Cherokee Confederacy.
See also: Northwest Cherokee Wolf Band and
Red Clay Inter-Tribal Indian Band

SouthEastern Indian Nation, GA (#164)

Tuscola United Cherokee Tribe of FL & AL, Inc., FL (#43)

Western Arkansas Cherokee Tribe, AR (#190)

Western Cherokee Nation of Arkansas and Missouri, AR (#191)

The Wilderness Tribe of Missouri, MO (#214)

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Chickasaw:

Mississippi Band of Chickasaw Indians, MS (#199)

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Chinook:

Chinook Indian Tribe/Chinook Nation, WA #57)

Tchinouk Indians, OR (#52)

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Chippewa/Ojibwa:

Ahon-to-ays Ojibwa Band aka Rocky Boy Ojibway Band, MT (#172)

Burt Lake Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians, Inc., MI (#101)

Chi-cau-gon Band of Lake Superior Chippewa of Iron County, MI (#183)

Christian Pembina Chippewa Indians, ND (#94)

Consolidated Bahwetig Ojibwas & Mackinac Tribe, MI (#64)

Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa, MI (#3)

Kah-Bay-Kah-Nong (Warroad Chippewa), MN (#46)

Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, MI (#6)

Lake Superior Chippewa of Marquette, Inc., MI (#126)

Little Shell Band of North Dakota (#18)

Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana (#31)

Mackinac Bands of Chippewa and Ottawa Indians, MI (#186)

Maconce Village Band of Ojibwa, MI (#221)

Swan Creek Black River Confederated Ojibwa Tribes, MI (#135)

Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, MI (#9B)
Formerly: Gun Lake Village Band of Ottawas and
United Nation of Chippewa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi

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Choctaw:

Choctaw-Apache Community of Ebarb, LA (#37)

Clifton Choctaw Indians, LA (#30)

Jena Band of Choctaws, LA (#45)

MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians, AL (#86)

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Chumash:

Coastal Band of Chumash Indians (#80)

Ish Panesh United Band of Indians, CA (#163)
Formerly known as: Oakbrook Park Chumash and
Ish Panesh Band of Mission Indians

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Clallam:

Jamestown Clallam (#19)

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Coahuiltecan:

Tribal Council of the Carrizo/Comecrudo Nation of Texas (#194)

Tap Pilam: The Coahuiltecan Nation, TX (#181)

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Coastanoan:

Amah Band of Ohlone/Coastanoan Indians, CA (#120)

Coastanoan Band of Carmel Mission Indians, CA (#110)

Costanoan Ohlone Rumsen-Mutsun Tribe, CA (#147)

Costanoan-Rumsen Carmel Tribe, CA (#143)

Costanoan Tribe of Santa Cruz and San Juan Bautista Missions, CA (#209)

Indian Canyon Band of Coastanoan/Mutsun Indians, CA (#112)

Ohlone/Costanoan-Esselen Nation, CA (#132)

Ohlone/Coastanoan Muwekma Tribe, CA (#111)
Also known as: Muwekma Indian Tribe and the
Costanoan/Ohlone Indian Families of the San Francisco Bay

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Coharie:

Coharie Intra-Tribal Council, Inc., NC (#74)

Coree Indians (aka Faircloth), NC (#39)

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Comanche:

Comanche Penateka Tribe, TX (#189)

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Cowlitz:

Cowlitz Tribe of Indians, WA (#16)

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Creek:

Apalachicola Band of Creek Indians, FL (#32a)

Creek-Euchee Band of Indians of Florida, FL (#218)

Creeks East of the Mississippi, FL (#10)

Florida Tribe of Eastern Creek Indians, FL (#32)

Lower Muskogee Creek Tribe-East of the Mississippi (aka LMC), GA (#8)

MaChis Lower Alabama Creek Indian Tribe, AL (#87)

Poarch Band of Creeks, AL (#13)

Principal Creek Indian Nation East of Mississippi, AL (aka Florala Creeks) (#7)

SouthEastern Indian Nation, GA (#164)

Yamassee Native American Moors of the Creek Nation, GA (#208)

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Dakota:

Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Community, (#169)

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Delaware:

Alleghenny Nation (Ohio Band), OH (#60)

Ani-Stohini/Unami Nation, VA (#150)

Delaware-Muncie, KS (#33)

Delawares of Idaho, Inc. (#55)

Munsee-Thames River Delaware, CO (#26)

Nanticoke Indian Association, DE (#40)

Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Indians, NJ (#127)

Ramapough Mountain Indians, Inc., NJ (#58)

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Duwamish:

Duwamish Indian Tribe, WA (#25)

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Edisto:

Four Hole Indian Organization/Edisto Tribe, SC (#23)

SouthEastern Indian Nation, GA (#164)

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Elem:

The Displaced Elem Lineage Emancipated Members, CA (#193)

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Esselen:

Esselen Tribe of Monterey County, CA (#131)

Ohlone/Costanoan Esselen Nation, CA (#133)

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Federation:

Moorish Science Temple of America, MD (#167)

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Hattadare:

Hattadare Indian Nation, NC (#49)

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Houma:

Biloxi, Chitimacha Confederation of Muskogees, Inc., LA (#56a)

Point au Chien Indian Tribe, LA, (#56b)

United Houma Nation Inc., LA (#56)

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Kickapoos:

Texas Band of Traditional Kickapoos, TX (#54)

Knugank:

Knugank Tribal Council, AK (#206)

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Lumbee:

Kaweah Indian Nation, Inc., NC (#70a)

Lumbee Regional Development Association, Inc. (aka LRDA), NC (#65)

Lumbee Tribe of Cheraw Indians, NC (#65)

United Lumbee Nation of North Carolina and America, CA (#70)

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Maidu:

Konkow Valley Band of Maidu, CA (#197)

Maidu Nation, CA (#24)
Also known as: Maidu Tribe of Greenville Rancheria,
North Eastern Maidu and Plumas Co. Indians

T'si-akim Maidu, CA (#202)

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Meherrin:

Meherrin Indian Tribe, NC (#119a).

Meherrin Tribe, NC (#119b).

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Miami:

Miami Nation of Indians of the State of Indiana, Inc. (#66)

North Eastern U.S. Miami Inter-Tribal Council, OH (#50)

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Micmacs:

Aroostook Band of Micmacs, ME (#103)

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Mission Indians:

Coastal Gabrieleno Diegueno Band of Mission Indians, CA (#176)

Coastanoan Band of Carmel Mission Indians, CA (#110)

Fernandeno/Tataviam Tribe, CA (#158)

Gabrieleno Band of Mission Indians, CA (#201)

Gabrielino/Tongva Indians of California Tribal Council, CA (#140A)

Gabrielino/Tongva Tribal Council, CA (#140)

Ish Panesh Band of Mission Indians, CA (#63)
Formerly known as Oakbrook Park Chumash

Juaneno Band of Mission Indians, CA, (#84a)

Juaneno Band of Mission Indians, CA, (#84b)

San Luis Rey Band of Mission Indians, CA (#96)

Costanoan Tribe of Santa Cruz and San Juan Bautista Missions, CA (#209)

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Miwok:

Federated Coast Miwok, CA (#154)

Ione Band of Miwok Indians, CA (#2)

Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation, CA (#82)

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Mohegan:

Mohegan Indian Tribe, CT (#38)

Mohegan Tribe and Nation, CT (#129)

Western Mohegan Tribe & Nation of New York (#173)

Pequot Mohegan Tribe, Inc., CT (#207)

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Mono:

Dunlap Band of Mono Indians, CA (#92)

Mono Lake Indian Community, CA (#21)

North Fork Band of Mono Indians, CA (#90)

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Montauk:

Montauk Indian Nation, NY (#162)

Montaukett Tribe of Long Island, NY (#188)

Shinnecock Tribe, NY (#4)

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Narragansett:

Narragansett Tribe of Indians, RI (#59)

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Navajo:

Canoncito Band of Navajo Indians, NM (#114)

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Nehantic:

Nehantic Tribe and Nation, CT (#179)

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Nipmuc:

Nipmuc Nation, Hassanamisco Band, MA (#69a)

Chaubunagungamaug Band of the Nipmuck Nation, MA (#69b)

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Odawa/Ottawa:

Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians (formerly Grand River Band Ottawa Council), MI (#146)

Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa, MI (#3)

Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, MI (#115)

Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, MI (#125)

Mackinac Bands of Chippewa and Ottawa Indians, MI (#186)

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Ouachita:

Revived Ouachita Indians of AR & America (#118)

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Paiutes:

Antelope Valley Paiute Tribe, CA (#22a)

Pahrump Band of Paiutes, NV (#105)

San Juan Southern Paiute (aka San Juan Paiutes), AZ (#71)

Wadatkuht Band of the Northern Paiutes of the Honey Lake Valley, CA (#159)

Washoe/Paiute of Antelope Valley, CA, (#22)

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Paugaussett:

Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe, CT (#81)

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Pee Dee:

Beaver Creek Band of Pee Dee Indians, SC (#184)

Pee Dee Indian Association, Inc., SC (#152)

Pee Dee Indian Nation of Beaver Creek, SC (#212)

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Pequot:

Eastern Pequot Indians of CT (#35)

Paucatuck Eastern Pequot Indians of CT (#113)

Pequot Mohegan Tribe, Inc., CT (#207)

Poquonnock Pequot Tribe, CT (#213)

Southern Pequot Tribe, CT (#195)

Western (Mashantucket) Pequot Indians, CT (#42)
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Piedmont:

Piedmont Indian Association, SC (#198)
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Piscataway:

Piscataway-Conoy Confederacy & Sub-Tribes, Inc., MD (#28)
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Potawatomi:

Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, MI (#9b)
formerly Gun Lake Village Band of Ottawas
formerly United Nation of Chippewa, Ottawa and Potawatomi

Nottawaseppi Huron Potawatomi Band, MI (#9)

Pokagon Potawatomi Indians of Indiana and Michigan, MI (#78)
formerly Potawatomi Indians of IN & MI (#75) and Potawatomi Indian Nation, MI (#78)
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Powhatan:

Accohannock Indian Tribal Association, Inc., MD (#149)

Chickahominy Indian Tribe, VA (#168)

Mattaponi Tribe (Mattaponi Indian Reservation), VA (#157)

Powhatan Renape Nation, NJ (#171)

United Rappahannock Tribe, Inc., VA (#61)

Upper Mattaponi Tribe, Inc., VA (#62), formerly Upper Mattaponi Tribal Association, Inc.
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Rogue:

Confederated Tribes - Rogue-Table Rock and Associated Tribes, Inc., OR (#180)
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Salinan:

Salinan Tribe of Monterey County, CA (#139)

Salinan Nation, CA (#116)
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Samish:

Samish Tribe of Indians, WA (#14)
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Schaghticoke:

Schaghticoke Indian Tribe, CT (#79)
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Seminole:

Calusa Seminole Nation of Santa Cruz, CA (#185)

Oklewaha Band of Yamassee Seminole Indians, FL (#117)

Seminole Nation of FL (aka Traditional Seminole) (#89)
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Shasta:

Shasta Nation, CA (#83)
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Shawnee:

Loyal Shawnee, OK (#203)

Piqua Sept of Ohio Shawnee Indians, OH (#124)

Shawnee Nation U.K.B., IN (#48)
formerly Shawnee Nation, United Remnant Band, OH

Shawnee Nation, Ohio Blue Creek Band of Adams County, OH (#196)

United Tribe of Shawnee Indians, KS (#160)

Upper Kispoko Band of the Shawnee Nation, IN (#123)
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Shoshone:

Death Valley Timbi-Sha Shoshone Band, CA (#51)
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Siouan:

Chicora Indian Tribe of SC (#134)

Chicora-Waccamaw Indian People, SC (#144)
(formerly Chicora-Siouan Indian People, SC)

Eno-Occaneechi Tribe of Indians, NC (#182)

Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe, Inc., NC (#63)

Monacan Indian Tribe, Inc., VA (#161)

Occaneechi Band of Saponi Nation, NC (#148)

Saponi Nation of Missouri, MO (#220)

Saponi Nation of Ohio (#178)

Santee Tribe, White Oak Indian Community, SC (#53)

Waccamaw Siouan Development Association, Inc., NC (#88)

Waccamaw-Siouan Indian Association, SC (#130)
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Snoqualmie/Snoqualmoo:

Snohomish Tribe of Indians, WA (#12)

Snoqualmie Indian Tribe, WA (#20)

Snoqualmoo Tribe of Whidbey Island, WA (#108)
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Steilacoom:

Steilacoom Tribe of Indians, WA (#11)
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Tejon:

Tinoqui-Chalola Council of Kitanemuk and Yowlumne Tejon Indians, CA (#165)
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Tiwa:

Piro/Manso/Tiwa Indian Tribe of the Pueblo of San Juan de Guadelupe, NM (#5)
formerly Tiwa Indian Tribe
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Tlingit:

Chilkoot Kaagwaantaan Clan, AK (#177)

Katallah-Chilkat Tlingit Tribe of Alaska (#156)
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Tolowa:

Tolowa Nation, CA (#85)
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Tsimshian:

Tsimshian Tribal Council, AK (#36)
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Tsnungwe:

Tsnungwe Council, CA (#128)
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Tuscarora:

Hatteras Tuscarora Indians, NC (#34)

Tuscarora Indian Tribe, Drowning Creek Reservation, NC (#73)

Tuscarora Nation East of the Mountains, SC (#215)

Tuscarora Nation of North Carolina (#102)

Tuscarora Nation of the Kautanoh: As of 1999, umbrella group for Tuscarora Tribe of NC, Tuscarora Nation of North Carolina, and Tuscarora Hoke Co.

Tuscarora Tribe of NC (non-petitioning?)
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Umpqua:

Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians, OR (#72)

Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua & Siuslaw Indians, OR (#17)
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Wampanoag:

Mashpee Wampanoag, MA (#15)

Pocasset Wampanoag Indian Tribe, MA (#153)

Pokanoket/Wampanoag Federation/Wampanoag Nation/Pokanoket Tribe/And Bands, RI (#187)

Pokanoket Tribe of the Wampanoag, RI (#145)

Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe, RI (#200)

Wampanoag Tribal Council of Gayhead, MA (#76)
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Winnebago:

Council for the Benefit of Colorado Winnebagos, CO (#133)
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Wintu:

Nor-Rel-Muk Nation, CA (#93), formerly Hayfork Band of Nor-El-Muk Wintu Indians

Wintoon Indians, CA (#98)

Wintu Indians of Central Valley, CA (#97)

Wintu Tribe, CA (#137)
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Wyandot:

Wyandot Nation of Kansas (#142)
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Yocayo:

Yocayo, CA (#104)
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Yokuts:

Choinumni Council, CA (#109)

Chukchansi Yokotch Tribe of Coarsegold, CA (#99)

Chukchansi Yokotch Tribe of Mariposa, CA (#136)

Kern Valley Indian Community, CA (#47)

Sierra Foothill Wuksachi Yokuts Tribe, CA (#209)

Traditional Choinuymni Tribe, CA (#222)

Wukchumni Council, CA (#106)
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Yuchi:

Ani Yvwi Yuchi, CA (#175)

Yuchi Tribal Organization, OK (#121)
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