'A dark cloud hangs over Indian Country': Carcieri v. Salazar and tribal homelands
Posted: Wednesday, November 4, 2009
The House Committee on Natural Resources holds a legislative hearing to consider H.R.3742 and H.R.3697 on November 4, 2009.The legislation addresses the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Carcieri v. Salazar. The decision, issued on February 24, 2009, states that a tribe must have been "under federal jurisdiction" in 1934 in order to restore its homelands through the land-into-trust process.
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