Urban Indian Organization Law and Legal Definition

According to 25 USCS § 1603 [Title 25. Indians, Chapter 18. Indian Health Care, General Provisions] the term, “Urban Indian organization” means “a nonprofit corporate body situated in an urban center, governed by an urban Indian controlled board of directors, and providing for the maximum participation of all interested Indian groups and individuals, which body is capable of legally cooperating with other public and private entities for the purpose of performing the activities described in section 503(a).”