[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 203 (Friday, October 19, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 64348]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25811]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Land Acquisitions: Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of transfer of federally owned lands.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) accepted the 
transfer of approximately 163.48 acres from the Director, Real Property 
Division, Atlanta Regional Office, U.S. General Services Administration 
(GSA), without reimbursement, to be held in trust for the benefit and 
use of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, Choctaw Reservation, 
Mississippi (Tribe). This notice announces that the Secretary took the 
approximately 162.48 acres into trust for the Tribe on the dates set 
forth in this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Randall Trickey, Regional Realty 
Officer, Eastern Region, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 545 Marriott Dr., 
Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37214; Telephone: (615) 564-6770, Email: 
Randall.Trickey@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 230 Departmental Manual 2. Pursuant to 
authority contained in the Federal Property and Administrative Services 
Act of 1949, as amended by Public Law 93-599 dated January 2, 1975 (88 
Stat. 1954), the below described property was on the dates set out 
below transferred by the Director, Real Property Division, Atlanta 
Regional Office of GSA to the Secretary, without reimbursement, to be 
held in trust for the benefit and use of the Tribe, and were taken into 
trust for the Tribe on the dates set forth as follows:

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                                    County records book                         Date of GSA
                                   and page of recorded    Date of original     transfer to
 Mississippi Choctaw Reservation      deed originally      deed to U.S. for     U.S. to be          Township                Range             Section
            Community               conveying the title     Choctaw school     held in trust
                                        to the U.S.       lands and acreage    for the tribe
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Boque Chitto.....................  NESHOBA LLL/241.....  2/22/30 (15.00 ac).        10/27/97  11N.................  13E.................               2
Conehatta........................  NEWTON 52/206.......  6/29/27 (5.40 ac)..        10/27/97  07N.................  10E.................              15
Conehatta........................  NEWTON 70/101.......  6/12/39 (0.88 ac)..        10/27/97  07N.................  10E.................              10
Conehatta........................  NEWTON 114/377......  5/3/57 (2.65 ac)...        10/27/97  07N.................  10E.................              10
Conehatta........................  NEWTON 114/377......  5/3/57 (1.85 ac)...        10/27/97  07N.................  10E.................              15
Pearl River......................  NESHOBA YY/254......  8/13/20 (65.00 ac).          4/3/95  11N.................  10E.................              25
Pearl River......................  NESHOBA A61/107.....  6/11/64 (15.00 ac).          4/3/95  11N.................  10E.................              25
Red Water........................  LEAKE 21/143........  5/25/23 (20.00 ac).        10/27/97  11N.................  07E.................              36
Standing Pine....................  LEAKE 15/149........  9/2/19 (30.00 ac)..          4/3/95  10N.................  08E.................              35
Tucker...........................  NESHOBA YY/231......  1/30/20 (7.70 ac)..        10/27/97  10N.................  12E.................              22
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    Dated: October 11, 2012.
Kevin K. Washburn,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2012-25811 Filed 10-18-12; 8:45 am]
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