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I don't recall seeing this in the CCW statutes......is CCW permited on Indian land ie; Seminole and Miccosukee reservations ??? I'm definatley NOT going to ccw inside the casino but am wondering about other areas on Indian land.
As I understand it....Indian land is considered "federal" as it comes under the Bureau of Indian Affairs, which is a federal agency.
 

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That's a good question. I don't recall anything regarding reservations in Gutmacher's book.

Here's a phone number for the Seminole Tribe of Florida: (800) 683-7800

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I believe it is a "no go." According to Gutmacher, Indian land is protected under 18 USC 1165. It is a crime for anyone to go on Indian lands to hunt or fish without permission of tribal authorities. Likewise, it is a felony to have and type of switchblade knife on Indian land [14 USC 1241-1245]

Source: Gutmacher Florida Firearms, Chapter six, page 101.
 

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So what then of the poor sot who is driving to the Keys from the West coast on US 41 which goes right through the heart of the Miccosukee Reservation?
 

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I recall looking into carrying on reservation land because I will be attending some concerts in the months of January and February at the Hard Rock, and I remember thinking that I would leave my revolver at home.

I did a Google search of Sec. 1165 which Gutmacher references in his book. It appears to deal more directly with hunting and trapping on Indian land.

Since i don't read any specific restrictions pertaining to firearm possession, I would say a call to the Reservation police for clarification might be the smart move since ignorance of the law is not an acceptable excuse for violating it.

Sec. 1165. Hunting, trapping, or fishing on Indian land

Whoever, without lawful authority or permission, willfully and knowingly goes upon any land that belongs to any Indian or Indian tribe, band, or group and either are held by the United States in trust or are subject to a restriction against alienation imposed by the United States, or upon any lands of the United States that are reserved for Indian use, for the purpose of hunting, trapping, or fishing thereon, or for the removal of game, peltries, or fish therefrom, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ninety days, or both, and all game, fish, and peltries in his possession shall be forfeited.

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TITLE 25 - INDIANS

CHAPTER I - BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

SUBCHAPTER B - LAW AND ORDER

PART 11 - LAW AND ORDER ON INDIAN RESERVATIONS

subpart d - CRIMINAL OFFENSES

11.444 - Carrying concealed weapons.

A person who goes about in public places armed with a dangerous weapon concealed upon his or her person is guilty of a misdemeanor unless he or she has a permit to do so signed by a magistrate of the Court of Indian Offenses.
 

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So what then of the poor sot who is driving to the Keys from the West coast on US 41 which goes right through the heart of the Miccosukee Reservation?
I am fairly certain that public highways that traverse Indian tribal lands are not the property of the tribe and thus are not subject to their jurisdiction.
 

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I am fairly certain that public highways that traverse Indian tribal lands are not the property of the tribe and thus are not subject to their jurisdiction.
I was just going to ask that....when I drive by the Hard Rock on 441/St Rd 7 am I at risk of persecution...

BTW - I like ure sig, but I say it - Happy HanuKwanzaMas! Kind of rolls of the tongue easier :)
 

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I was at the Hard Rock Hotel (Broward County) last night and I got a chance to ask some of the security guys their procedures in handling concealed weapons incidents at the hotel/concert venue.

According to the two men I asked, if the person carrying is an off duty officer, they will escort the officer to their car and allow them to lock up the firearm in the car.

If the person is a civilian with a CWL, they will call Reservation Police and have them escorted off the premises. Without specifying any further detail, it was obvious that they are a bit less deferential in their response to civilian concealed carry license holders that carry on their property.
 

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I was at the Hard Rock Hotel (Broward County) last night and I got a chance to ask some of the security guys their procedures in handling concealed weapons incidents at the hotel/concert venue.

According to the two men I asked, if the person carrying is an off duty officer, they will escort the officer to their car and allow them to lock up the firearm in the car.

If the person is a civilian with a CWL, they will call Reservation Police and have them escorted off the premises. Without specifying any further detail, it was obvious that they are a bit less deferential in their response to civilian concealed carry license holders that carry on their property.
Thanks for the heads up. It's good to know.
 
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