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House set to approve land 'reaffirmation' bill for Poarch Band of Creek Indians
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House set to approve land 'reaffirmation' bill for Poarch Band of Creek Indians (January 15, 2018)
Another tribal homelands bill is taking a big step forward in the 115th Congress this week.

Lawmakers advance another tribal land bill as Indian Country braces for change
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Lawmakers advance another tribal land bill as Indian Country braces for change (November 28, 2017)
Another tribal homelands bill is taking a major step forward on Capitol Hill as the Trump administration considers changes widely opposed in Indian Country.

Chumash Tribe finally secures county approval for land-into-trust agreement
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Chumash Tribe finally secures county approval for land-into-trust agreement (October 31, 2017)
It took years of work and prodding from Congress but the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians finally reached a land-into-trust agreement in California.

Chumash Tribe reaches tentative agreement in long-running land-into-trust fight
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Chumash Tribe reaches tentative agreement in long-running land-into-trust fight (September 26, 2017)
The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians is close to a deal to end a long-running dispute over its land-into-trust application in California.

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.

House Committee on Natural Resources set to advance more Indian bills
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House Committee on Natural Resources set to advance more Indian bills (July 24, 2017)
Bills to address jurisdiction for the Meskwaki Tribe, the status of an Alaska Native village and a land-into-trust application for the Chumash Tribe are on the agenda.

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