1. An area that the federal government has designated for use by an American Indian tribe, where the tribe generally settles & establishes a tribal government. 
1. Land set apart from the public domain by treaty or executive order for perpetual occupancy by Indians or until the right of occupation has been surrendered to the United States. 27 Am J1st Indians § 24.
1. Indians living on Indian reservations.
While they are so living, the jurisdiction of the Federal Government over their tribes, and over the members of such tribes, is exclusive, and they cannot be controlled or governed by the laws of the state within which the reservations are located, except as such laws are specifically authorized by Congress or clearly do not interfere with federal policies concerning Indian reservations. Warren Trading Post v Arizona State Tax Com. 380 US 685. 14 L Ed 2d 165, 85 S Ct 1242. 
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: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6
: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations
Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949). Edited by William S. Anderson. © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY. Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931
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