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Filed Under: Law | Trust
IBIA dismisses challenge to Chumash Tribe land-into-trust bid (06/09)
Tribe has been fighting opposition groups for more than a decade.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
County rejects law enforcement contract with Chumash Tribe (06/05)
Officials claim agreement was too vague and failed to include a waiver of sovereign immunity.

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Column: Chumash Tribe land-into-trust bill stirs up opposition (05/12)
Columnist looks at the debate over H.R.3313, a bill to place 1,400 acres in trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California.

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Rep. Capps opposes Chumash Tribe's land-into-trust measure (03/14)
Rep. Lois Capps (D-California) is opposing a bill to place 1,400 acres in trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.

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Nakia Zavalla: Chumash Tribe building sustainable community (03/06)
Nakia Zavalla, the cultural director for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California, shares details of upcoming Native Learning Center conference.

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Opinion: Chumash Tribe too wealthy to follow land-into-trust (02/03)
Writer says the Indian Reorganization Act was never meant to benefit 'wealthy' tribes like the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California.

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Nakia Zavalla: Elders play special role in Chumash Tribe (01/16)
Nakia Zavalla, the cultural director for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California, explains the role of elders within the tribe.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Richard Gomez: Chumash Tribe sees big gains in education (01/06)
Richard Gomez, the vice chairman of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, shares some of the tribe's educational achievements.

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Vincent Armenta: Striving for a better future in Indian Country (11/21)
Vincent Armenta, the chairman of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California, reflects on Native American Heritage Month.

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IBIA dismisses challenges to Chumash Tribe land consolidation (11/05)
The Interior Board of Indian Appeals has dismissed challenges to a land consolidation plan for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California.

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Opinion: Far-away lawmaker introduces bill for Chumash Tribe (10/31)
Reader wonders why Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-California) introduced a bill to place 1,400 acres in trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.

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Bill introduced to place 1,400 acres in trust for Chumash Tribe (10/29)
Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-California) introduced a bill to place 1,400 acres in trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.

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Vincent Armenta: Chumash Tribe strives to be good neighbor (10/24)
Vincent Armenta, the chairman of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, discusses opposition to the tribe's land-into-trust application.

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Editorial: Chumash Tribe takes first step to improve relationship (10/21)
Newspaper calls on local officials to work with Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians on a government-to-government basis.

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Editorial: Compromise goes missing in war with Chumash Tribe (10/17)
Newspaper wonders if the war between the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and its neighbors in California will ever end.

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County votes to fight Chumash Tribe land-into-trust application (10/16)
Supervisors in Santa Barbara County, California, voted 4-1 to oppose a land-into-trust application submitted by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.

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Groups take Chumash Tribe's land consolidation plan to IBIA (10/10)
The Interior Board of Indian Appeals will hear challenges to a land consolidation plan for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California.

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Nakia Zavalla: Chumash Tribe celebrates cultures in California (10/10)
Nakia Zavalla, the cultural director for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California, shares word of an upcoming conference on the reservation.

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Opinion: Chumash land-into-trust plan raises fairness issues (10/09)
Writer says opposition to the land-into-trust application submitted by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California is based on concerns about fairness and taxation.

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BIA grants extension on Chumash Tribe's land-into-trust bid (10/08)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has extended the comment period on a land-into-trust application submitted by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California.

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