[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 138 (Tuesday, July 19, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42723-42724]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-18071]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Land Acquisitions; Osage Nation of Oklahoma

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of final agency determination.

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SUMMARY: The Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs made a final agency 
determination to acquire approximately 27.66 acres of land, known as 
``OMDE Tulsa,'' into trust for the Osage Nation of Oklahoma on July 8, 
2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of 
Indian Gaming, Bureau of Indian Affairs, MS-3657 MIB, 1849 C Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20240; Telephone (202) 219-4066.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published in the exercise of 
authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant 
Secretary--Indian Affairs by 209 Departmental Manual 8.1 and is 
published to comply with the requirements of 25 CFR part 151.12(b) that 
notice be given to the public of the Secretary's decision to acquire 
land in trust at least 30 days prior to signatory acceptance of the 
land into trust. The purpose of the 30-day waiting period in 25 CFR 
151.12(b) is to afford interested parties the opportunity to seek 
judicial review of final administrative decisions to take land in trust 
for Indian tribes and individual Indians before transfer of title to 
the property occurs. On July 8, 2011, the Assistant Secretary--Indian 
Affairs decided to accept approximately 27.66 acres of land into trust 
for the Osage Nation of Oklahoma under the authority of the Indian 
Reorganization Act of 1934, 25 U.S.C. 465. The 27.66 acres are located 
within the former reservation boundaries of the Osage Nation in Osage 
County, Oklahoma. The parcel is currently used for gaming. The 27.66 
acre parcel located in Osage County, Oklahoma is described as follows:
    Surface Only In and To:
    All of lot 3 (NW/4 SW/4) in Section fourteen (14), Township twenty 
(20) North, Range twelve (12) East of the Indian Base and Meridian, 
Osage County, State of Oklahoma, According to the United States 
Government survey thereof, Less and Except the South two hundred 
twenty-eight and five tenths (228.5) feet thereof and any overlapping 
portion of the deed recorded in Book 616 at Page 295:
AND
    TRACT OF LAND LOCATED IN Section fifteen (15), Township twenty (20) 
North, Range twelve (12) East of the Indian Base and Meridian, Osage 
County, State of Oklahoma, according to the United States Government 
survey thereof, described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest 
corner of the SE/4 NE/4; Thence East along the North line of the SE/4 
NE/4 a distance of 413 feet; Thence South and parallel to the West line 
of the SE/4 NE/4 a distance of 1319.11 feet to a point on the South 
line of the SE/4 NE/4, said point also being the point of beginning of 
said tract of land; Thence continuing South and parallel to the West 
line of the NE/4 SE/4 a distance of 869.92 feet; Thence East and 
parallel to the South line of the NE/4 SE/4 a distance of 30 feet; 
Thence South and parallel to the West line of the NE/4 SE/4 a distance 
of 300 feet; Thence West and parallel to the South line of the NE/4 SE/
4 a distance of 80 feet; Thence South and parallel to the West line of 
the NE/4 SE/4 a distance of 150 feet to a point on the South line of 
the NE/4 SE/4 363 feet East of the Southwest corner of the NE/4 SE/4; 
Thence in a Northeasterly direction on a straight line a distance of 
631.7 feet more or less to a point 370 feet West and 228.5 feet North 
of the Southeast corner of the NE/4 SE/4; Thence East and parallel with 
the South line of the NE/4 SE/4 a distance of 370 feet to a point on 
the East line of the NE/4 SE/4, said point being a distance of 228.5 
feet North of the Southeast corner of the NE/4 SE/4; Thence North along 
the East line of the NE/4 SE/4 a distance of 1092.27 feet to the 
Northeast corner of the NE/4 SE/4; Thence West along the North line of 
the NE/4 SE/4 a distance of 906.11 feet to the point of Beginning of 
said tract of land according to the survey of May 8, 2003, as revised 
as of October 29, 2010, by Sisemore, Weisz and Associates, Less and 
except any overlapping portions of deeds recorded in Book 91 at page 
479, Book 616 at page 295, and Book 1311 at page 513.
    To have and to hold said described premises unto the said party of 
the second part, heirs and assigns forever, free, clear and discharged 
of and from all former grants, charges, taxes, judgments, mortgages, 
and other liens and encumbrances of whatsoever nature. Grantor warrants 
title to the above described property.

    Dated: July 8, 2011.
Larry Echo Hawk,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2011-18071 Filed 7-18-11; 8:45 am]
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