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Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Chumash Tribe buys 350 acres next to land-into-trust site (07/24)
Chairman Vincent Armenta said the trbe has been trying to acquire the property for more than 10 years.

Filed Under: Opinion
Vincent Armenta: Chumash Tribe defeats opponents once again (07/16)
Over the years, this same small group of tribal opponents has pulled many stunts for the sake of drama and attention.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
California governor signs bill for Native language and culture (07/15)
The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians supported the bill to expand the use of language and culture in classrooms.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: County must treat Chumash Tribe as a good neighbor (07/10)
Our belief now and in recent years is that the tribe would be willing to play the county’s game if the county would fully acknowledge the tribe’s status with regard to sovereignty, and all that concept implies.

Filed Under: Law | Politics | Trust
Chumash Tribe wins dismissal of suit over status of reservation (07/03)
Chairman Vincent Armenta cheers the rejection of the 'frivolous' case but anticipates future battles with local opponents.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Editorial: County stonewalling Chumash Tribe on development (06/26)
The U.S. Congress is trying to do something folks in Santa Barbara County have been unable to do — start a useful conversation between local governments.

Filed Under: Opinion
The Canary: Guess what guys - the Chumash Tribe was here first (06/18)
With the legislation pushing on one end and an application tentatively approved by the Bureau of Indian Affairs pushing on the other, this story’s got legs.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Lawmakers slam county for poor dealings with Chumash Tribe (06/18)
Conflict between tribal and local governments was on full display as the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs heard testimony on three bills.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Witness list for House hearing on tribal and Alaska Native bills (06/17)
Two bills address land-into-trust issues for tribes in California while the third resolves a long-standing Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act issue.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
House subcommittee sets hearing on tribal and Alaska Native bills (06/15)
Two bills address land-into-trust issues for tribes in California while the third resolves a long-standing Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act issue.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Vincent Armenta: Setting the record straight on land-into-trust (06/01)
The goal of the Indian Reorganization Act’s is to increase tribal lands, restoring a small fraction of land that was stolen through history.

Filed Under: Environment
Chumash Tribe reaches fire services agreement with county (05/13)
The tribe will pay for a new firefighter paramedic position and a $1.6 million ladder truck.

Filed Under: Politics
Vincent Armenta elected to 9th term as chair of Chumash Tribe (03/17)
Also elected were Kenneth Kahn, who will serve as vice chair; Gary Pace, secretary/treasurer; and board members Maxine Littlejohn and Mike Lopez.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Military halted dig on island after questions from Pechanga Band (03/05)
Elders visited the San Nicolas Island and soon the tribe raised questions about the project.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Opponents not happy with land-into-trust bill for Chumash Tribe (03/05)
The bill was introduced by a lawmaker whose district does not include the reservation.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Chumash Tribe cheers introduction of land-into-trust measure (03/04)
Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-California) introduced H.R.1157 to place 1,400 acres in trust.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Let's rethink federal policy toward tribal sovereignty (02/19)
The Enrolled Tribe says it is sovereign and above the rule of law. All other citizens do, and will, bear the burdens of the Tribe’s actions.

Filed Under: Law
Chumash Tribe welcomes county sheriff deputies to reservation (02/12)
The tribe is paying for the salaries of four full-time officers who will be stationed on the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Vincent Armenta: You can't rewrite tribes and tribal sovereignty (02/09)
Tribal governments have unique legal and political relationships with the federal government as provided by the Constitution of the United States.

Filed Under: Sports
Chumash Tribe contributes $225K toward new ice skate arena (02/03)
The tribe's name will appear on the scoreboard for the main rink at the facility.

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