[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 129 (Thursday, July 5, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39726-39727]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-16416]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Land Acquisitions: Pueblo of Santa Clara

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of final agency determination to take land into trust.

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SUMMARY: The Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs, made a final agency 
determination to acquire approximately 1,219.24 acres of land into 
trust for the Pueblo of Santa Clara on January 27, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandra Ray, Realty Specialist, 
Southwest Regional Office, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1001 Indian School 
Road NW., Albuquerque, NM 87104-2303; Telephone (505) 563-3337, 
sandy.ray@bia.gov.

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.
    This acquisition is mandatory under 25 U.S.C. 2216(c); the Pueblo 
de San Ildefonso Claims Settlement Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109-286) dated 
September 27, 2006. The acres are described as follows:
    Those certain lands situated in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, and 
being more particularly described as follows:

New Mexico Principal Meridian

T. 20 N., R. 7 E.,

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4\NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, S\1/
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    All of the above-described land containing 120.00 acres, more or 
less, as derived from the official General Land Office plat of 
survey for T.20 N., R. 7 E., N.M.P.M., New Mexico, approved June 13, 
1883, and filed in the records of the U.S. Department of the 
Interior, Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Office, in 
Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Together With

T. 20 N., R. 7 E.,
    Sec. 17, lots 1 to 8, inclusive;
    Sec. 18, lots 5 to 12, inclusive;
    Sec. 19, lots 12 to 17, inclusive, lots 19, 21, 23, all that 
portion of Tract 37 within sec. 19, all that portion of Tract 38 
within sec. 19, all that portion of Tract 39 within sec. 19, and all 
that portion of Tract 40 within sec. 19;
    Sec. 20, lots 6, 7, 9 and 15, all that portion of Tract 39 
within sec. 20, all that portion of Tract 40 within sec. 20, and all 
of Tract 41;
    Sec. 21, lots 8, 9, 11 and 14;

    All of the above-described land containing 1,099.24 acres, more 
or less, as derived from the official Bureau of Land Management plat 
of survey for T. 20 N., R. 7 E., N.M.P.M., New Mexico, approved 
November 26, 2008, and filed in the records of the U.S. Department 
of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Office, 
in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
    The Total Area, as derived from the above-described survey 
plats, containing 1,219.24 acres, more or less.

    The determination of the Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs that 
this is a mandatory acquisition is final for the Department and can 
only be appealed to the Federal District Court. This notice will serve 
as the final agency determination to take the land into trust and that 
the Secretary shall acquire title to the land no sooner than 30 days 
following publication of this document in the Federal Register.

    Dated: June 25, 2012.
Donald E. Laverdure,
Acting Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2012-16416 Filed 7-3-12; 8:45 am]
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