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More on: land-into-trust

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Oneida Nation welcomes ruling backing land-into-trust request (03/27)
The tribe's application for more than 13,000 acres was the subject of a long-running dispute.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Judge upholds BIA decision on Oneida Nation land-into-trust bid (03/26)
An anti-Indian group cited the Supreme Court ruling in Carcieri v. Salazar in hopes of preventing the tribe reacquiring its ancestral lands.

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Senate Indian Affairs Committee ready for discussion on Carcieri (03/24)
Congress has failed to enact a land-into-trust fix in the past six years.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Bill introduced in Senate to fix Carcieri land-into-trust decision (03/16)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) is the lead sponsor of S.732 to ensure all tribes can follow the land-into-trust process.

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Senate Indian Affairs Committee to host roundtable on Carcieri (03/13)
Congress has been unable to enact a fix to the decision to ensure that all tribes can follow the land-into-trust process.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Lytton Band plans big developments after reaching agreement (03/11)
A housing development, winery and a resort are in the works in Sonoma County.

Filed Under: Trust
Lytton Band enters into land-into-trust agreement with county (03/10)
The tribe has agreed to an up-front payment of $6.1 million and to make payments in lieu of property taxes on trust lands.

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: Law | Trust
Village sues DOI over Oneida Nation land-into-trust documents (03/03)
The village of Hobart wants a wide range of documents for land on the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jodi Gillette: Administration making progress in Indian Country (03/02)
As part of his commitment to strengthening nation-to-nation relationships with Indian tribes, President Obama hosted his sixth White House Tribal Nations Conference in December 2014.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Updates from day 2 of National Congress of American Indians winter session (02/26)
Contract support costs, the Violence Against Women Act and Supreme Court litigation were some of highlights from the second day of the meeting in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Updates from National Congress of American Indians winter session in DC (02/25)
A divided government in Washington, legislative priorities for tribal programs and compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act were some of the key issues.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska's unfinished business is tribal sovereignty (02/20)
Do Alaska Native tribes posses sovereignty? A simple question. And, in Indian Country, the answer is usually a quick 'yes.'

Filed Under: Business | Sports
Muscogee Nation begins construction for $22M golf complex (02/18)
The FlyingTee Entertainment and Golf Complex is due to open in early 2016.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Trust
Native Sun News: Tribes battle to protect sacred Bear Butte land (02/11)
Bear Butte is a mountain considered sacred by the Northern Cheyenne and the tribes of the Great Sioux Nation. Should it be protected by placing it into federal trust status?

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
Alaska Federation of Natives meeting draws big political crowd (02/09)
The presence of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell appears to have heightened interest in AFN's winter retreat.

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New governor of Alaska seeks delay in land-into-trust litigation (02/05)
The Native American Rights Fund is calling the request a political ploy.

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Eldon Shiffman: Give Chumash Tribe a chance to reclaim its land (02/02)
I think even the opponents of the tribe’s efforts to bring more land into reservation status would agree that reacquiring items that represent their history is a good thing and should be encouraged and supported.

Filed Under: Opinion
Luis Alejo: Apologize to the Chumash Tribe for 'hurtful' remarks (01/30)
The ugly truth is that Native people were placed on reservations that look nothing like their original homelands.

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