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Chumash Tribe still willing to negotiate into land-into-trust agreement with county
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Chumash Tribe still willing to negotiate into land-into-trust agreement with county (August 8, 2017)
A bill to place about 1,400 acres in trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians is moving forward in the 115th Congress.

Indian Country outnumbered at hearing on Indian Reorganization Act
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Indian Country outnumbered at hearing on Indian Reorganization Act (July 13, 2017)
Republicans once again failed to invite a tribal leader to a hearing on Indian issues so the Democratic witness was Indian Country's only representative.

Key House committee under fire for moving slowly on tribal agenda
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Key House committee under fire for moving slowly on tribal agenda (June 21, 2017)
A Congressional committee with jurisdiction over tribal issues continues to move slowly on Indian Country's agenda, raising concerns about its intentions.

Colville Tribes worried about future of Cobell buy-back program
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Colville Tribes worried about future of Cobell buy-back program (May 31, 2017)
The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations is in doubt after comments made by a top Trump administration official.

Donald Trump brings bad news to Indian Country with first budget
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Donald Trump brings bad news to Indian Country with first budget (March 16, 2017)
The parent agencies of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service are seeing major cuts to offset increases in defense spending.

House subcommittee schedules hearing on tribal infrastructure
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House subcommittee schedules hearing on tribal infrastructure (March 3, 2017)
The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs is meeting for the first time in the 115th Congress.

New leader of key House panel defends handling of Dakota Access Pipeline
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New leader of key House panel defends handling of Dakota Access Pipeline (February 14, 2017)
Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-California) is toeing the Republican party line when it comes to the controversial project.

Tribal leaders hear dueling messages on Indian health in the new Donald Trump era
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Tribal leaders hear dueling messages on Indian health in the new Donald Trump era (February 14, 2017)
Indian issues have always been portrayed as non-partisan but it looks like that's no longer the case, at least when it comes to health care.

House panel with jurisdiction over Indian issues gains a new leader
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House panel with jurisdiction over Indian issues gains a new leader (February 3, 2017)
The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs is getting a reboot after going through a rough patch in the last session of Congress.

House committee approves land-into-trust bill for Chumash Tribe
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House committee approves land-into-trust bill for Chumash Tribe (July 14, 2016)
Only one lawmaker cast a vote against H.R.1157, the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians Land Transfer Act.

Susanville Rancheria thanks lawmakers for land-into-trust bill
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Susanville Rancheria thanks lawmakers for land-into-trust bill (June 23, 2016)
The tribe's reservation will be growing by 300 acres thanks to a bill that was signed into law by President Barack Obama.

Susanville Rancheria land-into-trust bill sent to President Obama
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Susanville Rancheria land-into-trust bill sent to President Obama (June 10, 2016)
The tribe plans to use about 300 acres for its powwow grounds, a cultural center, a museum and a recreational area.

House passes bill to place land in trust for Susanville Rancheria
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House passes bill to place land in trust for Susanville Rancheria (December 1, 2015)
The tribe plans to use about 300 acres for its powwow grounds, a cultural center, a museum and a recreational area.

Lawmakers slam county for poor dealings with Chumash Tribe
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Lawmakers slam county for poor dealings with Chumash Tribe (June 18, 2015)
Conflict between tribal and local governments was on full display as the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs heard testimony on three bills.

Opponents not happy with land-into-trust bill for Chumash Tribe
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Opponents not happy with land-into-trust bill for Chumash Tribe (March 5, 2015)
The bill was introduced by a lawmaker whose district does not include the reservation.

Column: Chumash Tribe land-into-trust bill stirs up opposition
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Column: Chumash Tribe land-into-trust bill stirs up opposition (May 12, 2014)
Columnist looks at the debate over H.R.3313, a bill to place 1,400 acres in trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California.

Opinion: Far-away lawmaker introduces bill for Chumash Tribe
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Opinion: Far-away lawmaker introduces bill for Chumash Tribe (October 31, 2013)
Reader wonders why Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-California) introduced a bill to place 1,400 acres in trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.

Bill introduced to place 1,400  acres in trust for Chumash Tribe
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Bill introduced to place 1,400 acres in trust for Chumash Tribe (October 29, 2013)
Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-California) introduced a bill to place 1,400 acres in trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.

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