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BIA approves Chumash Tribe's land-into-trust request


The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved a land-into-trust request by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.

The tribe plans to use 6.9 acres for a museum, cultural center and commercial space. The land is located across from the tribe's casino.

The public has until February 14 to file an appeal of the decision.

Get the Story:
Chumash annexation gets federal approval (The Santa Maria Times 1/25)

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

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