More: h.r.2733

'We want tribal consultation': Trump administration pushed to improve missing and murdered task force
'We want tribal consultation': Trump administration pushed to improve missing and murdered task force (February 12, 2020)

The Trump administration is looking to incorporate more voices into its new missing and murdered task force following complaints from Indian Country.


Trump administration faulted for efforts to address 'epidemic' of missing and murdered in Indian Country
Trump administration faulted for efforts to address 'epidemic' of missing and murdered in Indian Country (February 10, 2020)

The Trump administration plans to spend more money on the crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans amid complaints that it isn't doing enough to address what is widely considered an epidemic.


Obama administration fudges numbers to reach land-into-trust goal
Obama administration fudges numbers to reach land-into-trust goal (October 12, 2016)

More than 500,000 acres has been placed in trust but the figure includes properties that weren't the subject of land-into-trust applications.


President Obama signs Nevada Native Nations Land Act into law
President Obama signs Nevada Native Nations Land Act into law (October 7, 2016)

Six tribes in Nevada will be regaining some of their ancestral territory under H.R.2733, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act.


Lawmakers take action on Native youth and Indian Country bills
Lawmakers take action on Native youth and Indian Country bills (September 29, 2016)

Four Indian Country bills cleared the Senate as lawmakers head into an extended break before the November election.


House passes land-into-trust bills for tribes in Nevada and Arizona
House passes land-into-trust bills for tribes in Nevada and Arizona (June 8, 2016)

Six tribes in Nevada and another one in Arizona are closer to securing new trust lands thanks to action on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.


House takes up land-into-trust bills for tribes in Nevada and Arizona
House takes up land-into-trust bills for tribes in Nevada and Arizona (June 6, 2016)

H.R.2733, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act, and H.R.2009, the ascua Yaqui Tribe Land Conveyance Act, are set for passage on June 7.


Senate approves bill to transfer federal lands to six Nevada tribes
Senate approves bill to transfer federal lands to six Nevada tribes (April 14, 2016)

The Nevada Native Nations Land Act now awaits action in the House.


House Natural Resources Committee sets markup on Indian bills
House Natural Resources Committee sets markup on Indian bills (March 14, 2016)

Three Indian bills are on the agenda: H.R.329, the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act; H.R.2009, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe Land Conveyance Act; and H.R.2733, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act.


Inter-tribal dispute over land in New Mexico aired at hearing
Inter-tribal dispute over land in New Mexico aired at hearing (July 16, 2015)

Leaders of Zuni Pueblo and the Navajo Nation disagreed on the division of a former military site near their reservations.


Witness list for House subcommittee's hearing on tribal bills
Witness list for House subcommittee's hearing on tribal bills (July 14, 2015)

The bills address issues for the Navajo Nation, Zuni Pueblo, the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and six Nevada tribes.


House subcommittee schedules hearing on three tribal measures
House subcommittee schedules hearing on three tribal measures (July 13, 2015)

The bills address issues for the Navajo Nation, Zuni Pueblo, the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and six Nevada tribes.