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Region 8 Tribal Assistance Program

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Tribal News

Presentation: Basics of the UIC Program and Ground Water Protection in the Three Affiliated Tribes in New Town, North Dakota (PDF), Tricia Pfeiffer, September 2011

About TAP

TAP Mission

To provide leadership in protecting public health and the environment within Indian country; respecting the sovereignty of each tribe; and recognizing our Federal trust responsibilities.

The map below shows the tribal governments in Region 8 with links to either their websites or sites containing information about the tribe.

Map showing tribal lands in Montana, North & South Dakota, Wyoming, Utah and ColoradoFlandreau Santee Sioux TribeBlackfeet TribeConfederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes, Flathead ReservationChippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boys ReservationGros Ventre & Assiniboine Tribes, Fort Belknap ReservationAssiniboine & Sioux Tribes, Fort Peck ReservationCrow Tribe of MontanaNorthern Cheyenne TribeThree Affiliated Tribes, Fort Berthold ReservationTurtle Mountain Band of ChippewasSpirit Lake TribeSpirit Lake TribeStanding Rock Sioux TribeCheyenne River Sioux TribeSisseton-Wahpeton Sioux TribeEastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Tribes, Wind River Indian ReservationOglala Sioux Tribe, Pine Ridge ReservationSouthern Ute Indian TribeUte Mountain Ute TribeRosebud Sioux TribeYankton Sioux TribeCrow Creek Sioux TribeSkull Valley Band of Goshute IndiansNorthwestern Band of Shoshoni NationPaiute Indian Tribes of UtahUte Indian Tribe, Uintah & Ouray ReservationLower Brule Sioux Tribe Region 8 Facts:
  • Consists of 27 federally recognized tribes on 26 Indian reservations
  • Accounts for over 22.8 million acres of land
  • Represents over 207,000 enrolled members (not including members living on fee land)

Wind River Treatment in the Same Manner as a State public notice documents

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Below, please find a copy of the (closed) public notice, plus relevant portions of the Tribes' application; the Tribe's description of the Reservation boundaries; the reference map; and their Statement of Legal Counsel.

Comments received on the TAS application

The Tribes' response to comments received

*Supporting documents for the Tribes' Response to Comments are available upon request from Alexis North (north.alexis@epa.gov).