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105 STAT. 1890 PUBLIC LAW 102-237—DEC. 13, 1991 (i) the food stamp program established under the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2011 et seq.); or (ii) the food distribution program on Indian reservations established under section 4(b) of such Act (7 U.S.C. 2013(b)); or (C) has income below 185 percent of the poverty line referred to in section 5(c)(l) of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2014(c)(l)). (2) INDIAN.— The term "Indian" means a person who is a member of an Indian tribe, or who is an Alaska Native and a member of a Regional Corporation (as defined in section 3(g) of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1602(g)). (3) INDIAN RESERVATION. — The term "Indian reservation" has the same meaning given to the term "reservation" under section 3(d) of the Indian Financing Act of 1974 (25 U.S.C. 1452(d)). (4) INDIAN TRIBE.— The term "Indian tribe" means any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community (including any Aleiska Native village. Regional Corporation, or Regional (llorporation (as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.)), which is recognized as eligible for the special services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians. (5) INTER-TRIBAL CONSORTIUM. — The term "inter-tribal consortium" means a partnership between— (A) an Indian tribe or tribal organization on an Indian reservation; and (B) one or more Indian tribes or tribal organizations of other Indian tribes. (6) PROGRAM.—The term "program" means any subsistence farming program funded or assisted under this subtitle. (7) SECRETARY. —The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Agriculture. SEC. 933. INDIAN SUBSISTENCE FARMING DEMONSTRATION GRANT PRO- GRAM. (a) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary may establish an Indian subsistence farming demonstration grant program that provides grants to any Indian tribe, or intertribal consortium, for the establishment on Indian reservations of subsistence farming operations that grow fresh produce for distribution to eligible recipients. (b) APPLICATION. —Any Indian tribe or tribal consortium may submit to the Secretary an application for a grant under this subtitle. Any such application shall— (1) be in such form as the Secretary may prescribe; (2) be submitted to the Secretary on or before the date designated by the Secretary; and (3) specify— (A) the nature and scope of the subsistence farming project proposed by the applicant; (B) the extent to which the project plans to use or incorporate existing resources and services available on the reservation; and (C) the number of Indians who are projected as eligible recipients of produce grown under the project.