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More on: land-into-trust

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics | Trust
House Natural Resources Committee considers tribal bills at markup (07/06)
The bills address land, water and other issues for the Miami Nation, the Navajo and three tribes in Oregon.

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: Trust
Opposition group rallies over Miccosukee Tribe land-into-trust (07/01)
The tribe has been seeking to have 229 acres placed in trust since 2003.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
BIA acquires former military site in trust for Ho-Chunk Nation (07/01)
Congress mandated the transfer of the Badger Army Ammunition Plant through a defense authorization act.

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: Education | Health | Law | National | Politics
White House threatens veto of funding bill for Indian programs (06/24)
The House is scheduled to take up the fiscal year 2016 Interior appropriations bill on Thursday.

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: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Appropriations report sounds alarm about land-into-trust agenda (06/15)
The top Democrat on the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee is refusing to support the funding package.

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: Health | Politics | Trust
House committee approves Morongo Band and Alaska Native bills (06/12)
One bill settles a long-running land dispute while the other paves the way for an expansion of an Alaska Native health facility.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Trust
House subcommittee hears views on tribal and Alaska Native bills (06/11)
The hearing lacked the fireworks of the panel's last session but Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) still pushed hard for a Native veterans bill.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
House committee to consider two tribal and Alaska Native bills (06/10)
One bill benefits the Morongo Band of Mission Indians in California while the other helps the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Alaska.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
House panel holds hearing on three tribal and Alaska Native bills (06/09)
The bills address specific issues for two tribes and for Alaska Native veterans.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Citizen Potawatomi Nation launches new battle in war with city (06/09)
The tribe blames city employees for causing $1.2 million in damage at the Cultural Heritage Center, which has been closed for over a year.

Filed Under: National
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center set to break ground for Starbucks (06/09)
The 4,000 square-foot facility will be one of the largest in New Mexico.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Citizen Potawatomi Nation alleges retaliation in dispute with city (06/04)
The tribe blames flooding at its cultural center on city employees who allegedly tampered with the water system.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
House subcommittee sets June 10 hearing on three Indian bills (06/03)
Bills to benefit the Miami Nation of Oklahoma, the Susanville Rancheria of California and Alaska Native veterans are on the agenda.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics | Trust
Mark Trahant: Critics take aim at BIA land-into-trust approvals (06/01)
Congress clearly intended the 1934 Indian Reorganization Act to make it easier for tribes to reacquire land and place that land into trust.

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