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More on: land-into-trust

Filed Under: Politics
House Natural Resources Committee sets markup on tribal bills (09/17)
Five bills affecting taxation, tribal foster children, a land dispute, land-into-trust and an Alaska Native corporation are on the agenda.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House backs package to transfer federal land to Te-Moak Tribe (09/16)
The bill passed by a voice vote and it awaits action in the Senate.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National | Politics
Tribal leaders headed to Capitol Hill to push legislative priorities (09/16)
A fix to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar and Native language programs are high on the agenda.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
House set to vote on bill to transfer federal land to Te-Moak Tribe (09/15)
The bill transfers 373 acres to the tribe and places the land in trust.

Filed Under: Trust
Narragansett Tribe renews request for surplus military property (09/05)
The properties are located on Aquidneck Island, which is part of tribal territory

Filed Under: Environment | Trust
Navy rejects transfer of surplus property to Narragansett Tribe (08/21)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has been trying to obtain properties on Aquidneck Island for the tribe.

Filed Under: Education | Trust
Lytton Band confident of approval of land-into-trust application (08/06)
The application for 124 acres has been pending for more than six years.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee supports bills for Nevada tribes (08/01)
Bills benefit the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians and six other tribes in the state.

Filed Under: Education | Law | Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting (07/31)
There was little discussion on the bills as all were non-controversial.

Filed Under: Opinion
Paul Moorehead: Let's get back to promoting self-government (07/30)
Attorney Paul Moorehead urges Congress to fulfill the original promise of the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House Natural Resources Committee markup on four tribal bills (07/30)
Bills affect Alaska Native arts and crafts and land-into-trust for tribes in California, Nevada and Michigan.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics | Trust
Audio from House subcommittee hearing on five tribal measures (07/29)
Most of the discussion centered on a bill to authorize self-determination contracts for the Cobell land buy-back program.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics | Trust
House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs hearing (07/29)
Bills address taxation of per capita payments for a Minnesota tribe, the safety of Native children, the Cobell buy-back program and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
Obama signs Pascua Yaqui and Hoonah Indian Association bills (07/28)
Bill places land in trust for Pascua Yaqui Tribe and recognizes subsistence rights of Hoonah Indian Association.

Filed Under: Education | Law | Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets business meeting on bills (07/28)
Bills affect Native languages, land-into-trust for tribes in Montana, Nevada and Mexico and a governance issue for the Miami Nation of Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Trust
BIA hosts scoping meeting on Paiute Tribe land-into-trust bid (07/28)
The tribe wants to use 174 acres near Zion National Park for economic development.

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Lytton Band donates $1M to bolster land-into-trust application (07/21)
The tribe wants 124 acres placed in trust for a housing project, a cultural center and other purposes.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Land-into-trust will help tribes in Alaska meet needs (07/17)
Professor says including Alaska tribes in the land-into-trust process will help them address economic and social needs.

Filed Under: Law | Politics | Trust
Rep. Young offers explanation for inaction on land-into-trust fix (07/15)
The top Republican on the House Natural Resources Committee is calling the shots.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
Audio: House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs (07/15)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs embraced three bills while the Indian Health Service was more guarded about a forward funding bill.

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