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Neighbors fear Chumash Tribe's development plans


The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians hasn't filed an application to have 745 acres placed in trust but neighbors fear what might happen if the tribe moves forward with its development plans.

The tribe has partnered with "Davey Crockett" actor Fess Parker in a $250 million housing and hotel project. Parker plans to sell the land to the tribe for $12 million.

Neighbors say they don't want the tribe to assert sovereignty over the land, located about two miles from the Chumash Reservation.

Get the Story:
Land annexation issues discussed (KSBY 11/23)

Relevant Links:
Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians - http://www.santaynezchumash.org

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