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Makah Nation acquires ceded lands with $25M trust settlement
Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2012
of Washington has used about half of its $25 million trust settlement to reacquire some ancestral territory.
The tribe spent $12.5 million on about 3,000 acres that were ceded by the
1855 Treaty of Neah Bay
. “We’re increasing our land base,” Chairman Micah McCarty told The Peninsula Daily News.
In 2005, the tribe spent $6 million on 3,811 acres that were ceded by the treaty.
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Makah buy timberland with half of $25 million U.S. settlement
(The Peninsula Daily News 6/27)
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