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Filed Under: Law | Trust
County files appeal over Chumash Tribe land-into-trust decision (01/27)
The tribe plans to use a 1,400-acre site for housing and other purposes.

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Opinion: Wealthy tribes shouldn't follow land-into-trust process (01/26)
The federal government established fee to trust to help impoverished Indians get off the welfare rolls, not to help wealthy Indians get off tax rolls.

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Chumash Tribe slams official for questioning 'reservation system' (01/16)
Chairman Vincent Armenta said the tribe must repeatedly battle local officials who don't respect its sovereignty.

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Chumash Tribe welcomes approval of land-into-trust application (01/08)
The tribe plans to use the 1,400-acre site for housing and other purposes.

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Chumash Tribe donates $10K to Legal Aid Foundation in California (12/09)
The money will be used to address homelessness in Santa Barbara County.

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Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation seeing success with brand of olive oil (12/08)
The Seka Hills brand is now used in more than 200 restaurants and is sold at specialty shops and farmers markets.

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Editorial: County and critics must stop fighting Chumash Tribe (11/20)
newspaper highlights the contributions made by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians to Santa Barbara County.

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Judge dismisses lawsuit against chairman of Chumash Tribe (11/13)
Chairman Vincent Armenta said he's tired of being sued by opposition groups.

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County to dispute Chumash Tribe's land-into-trust application (11/06)
The board of supervisors voted 3-2 to pursue litigation.

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Chumash Tribe praises BIA movement on land-into-trust bid (10/22)
The finding of no significant impact puts the tribe closer to having 1,400 acres placed in trust.

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

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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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