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The district courts shall have original jurisdiction of all civil actions, brought by any Indian tribe or band with a governing body duly recognized by the Secretary of the Interior, wherein the matter in controversy arises under the Constitution, laws, or treaties of the United States.
(Added Pub. L. 89â€“635, Â§1, Oct. 10, 1966, 80 Stat. 880.)