Federal Indian Reservation Law and Legal Definition

Federal Indian reservation means “all land within the limits of any Indian reservation under the jurisdiction of the United States Government, notwithstanding the issuance of any patent, and, including rights-of-way running through the reservation.” [40 CFR 35.502; Title 40-Protection of Environment; Chapter I-Environmental Protection Agency; Subchapter B-Grants and Other Federal Assistance; Part 35-State and Local Assistance; Subpart B-Environmental Program Grants for Tribes; General-All Grants]