Tribe Law and Legal Definition

According to Nonintercourse Act, a tribe means "a body of Indians of the same or a similar race, united in a community under one leadership or government, and inhabiting a particular, though sometimes ill-defined, territory." Marble Hill Oneida Indians v. Oneida Indian Nation, 62 Fed. Appx. 389, 391 (2d Cir. N.Y. 2003)