42 USC 628 - Payments to Indian tribal organizations

(a) Amounts 
The Secretary may, in appropriate cases (as determined by the Secretary) make payments under this subpart directly to an Indian tribal organization within any State which has a plan for child welfare services approved under this subpart. Such payments shall be made in such manner and in such amounts as the Secretary determines to be appropriate.
(b) Inclusion in State allotment 
Amounts paid under subsection (a) of this section shall be deemed to be a part of the allotment (as determined under section 623 of this title) for the State in which such Indian tribal organization is located.
(c) “Indian tribe” and “tribal organization” defined 
For purposes of this section, the terms Indian tribe and tribal organization shall have the meanings given such terms by subsections (e) and (l) of section 450b of title 25, respectively.