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More on: land-into-trust

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
BIA finalizes rule to add Alaska tribes to land-into-trust process (12/19)
After decades of being excluded, Alaska tribes will finally be treated the same as those in the lower 48.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Rep. Gosar faces criticism over bill that benefits Hualapai Tribe (12/17)
Local officials blast their Arizona Congressman for pushing the bill without their input.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Trust
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes see success with two bills in Congress (12/17)
A boundary resolution bill has already been signed into law and a land-into-trust bill awaits President Obama's signature.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
VAWA jurisdiction provision poses special issue for Alaska tribes (12/15)
The law recognizes tribal authority over non-Indians in Indian Country -- a term that's been in dispute in Alaska for decades.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House approves bill to address land issues for tribes in Oregon (12/12)
The bill benefits the Grand Ronde Tribes, the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Tribes, the Cow Creek Band, the Siletz Tribes and the Coquille Tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Controversial defense bill includes Northern Cheyenne Tribe deal (12/09)
The bill places land in trust for the tribe although property near sacred Bear Butte in South Dakota is no longer included.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Defense bill approves transfer of military site to Ho-Chunk Nation (12/08)
The tribe has been trying to acquire land at the former Badger Army Ammunition Plant since 1997.

Filed Under: Law | National
Supreme Court brings good news to Cayuga Nation in land dispute (12/08)
The justices won't let a county in New York file a late petition in a foreclosure case.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
House advances two bills to benefit Shoshone-Bannock Tribes (12/03)
One bill resolves a boundary dispute while the other ensures certain tribal land acquisitions are placed in trust.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House approves bills for Hualapai Tribe and tribes in Nevada (12/02)
H.R.4924, the Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act, and H.R.2455, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act, passed by voice votes.

Filed Under: Law
Supreme Court to consider motion in Cayuga Nation land case (12/01)
A county in New York wants permission to appeal the case even though it missed the deadline to file a petition with the nation's highest court.

Filed Under: National | Politics
House returns to work this week to consider several tribal bills (12/01)
Four bills are being considered today and a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act will be on the agenda tomorrow.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Editorial: Work with Burns Paiute Tribe on land-into-trust bid (11/21)
The tribe wants 29,000 acres placed in trust as part of its wildlife mitigation efforts.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
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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ICT interview with Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn at BIA (11/17)
Indian Country Today publishes part three of an interview with the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House approves bills for Morongo Band and Native corporation (11/14)
Both measures passed by voice votes as lawmakers returned to work after the November election.

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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.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Fort Sill Apache Tribe welcomes lawmakers to reservation (11/12)
The tribe had to go to court to win recognition of its rights in New Mexico.

Filed Under: Trust
BIA still working on Lytton Band's land-into-trust application (11/07)
A finding of no significant impact was made over two years ago, in June 2012.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
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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