2006- Citizen Potawatomi Nation v. Director, Office of Self-Governance, Bureau of Indian Affairs

“Appellant Citizen Potawatomi Nation (Citizen Potawatomi) seeks review of a preaward dispute with the Director, Office of Self-Governance (Director), regarding the Citizen Potawatomi’s 2004 Annual Funding Agreement (AFA) with the Department of the Interior (Department). The dispute pertains to a determination by the Director not to include $65,521 in the 2004 AFA that the Citizen Potawatomi claim is owed to them, and to the Director’s manner of applying a funding formula agreed to in 1988 by the five tribes served by the Shawnee Agency of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). For the reasons stated below, the Board affirms the Director’s decisions.”