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Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians welcomes action on homelands bill

Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians welcomes action on homelands bill (June 14, 2018)

A bill to place 1,400 acres in trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians is closer to becoming law.

Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians inches forward with homelands bill
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Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians inches forward with homelands bill (June 11, 2018)

Another tribal homelands bill is moving forward on Capitol Hill after years of bitter battles in California.

Tribal homelands hit a wall under President Trump after historic Obama era
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Tribal homelands hit a wall under President Trump after historic Obama era (April 25, 2018)

Newly disclosed figures show Indian Country is losing ground when into comes to land-into-trust in the Trump era.

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 celebrates approval of land-into-trust application
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Chumash Tribe celebrates approval of land-into-trust application (February 1, 2017)

The California tribe has faced intense local opposition at the 1,400-acre Camp 4 site.

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.

Chumash Tribe blasts lawmaker who opposes land-into-trust bill
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Chumash Tribe blasts lawmaker who opposes land-into-trust bill (May 12, 2016)

The newly elected leader of the tribe is taking aim at Rep. Lois Capps (D-California) after she endorsed a proposed marine sanctuary on ancestral Chumash land.

Chumash Tribe elects Kenneth Kahn as first new leader in 17 years
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Chumash Tribe elects Kenneth Kahn as first new leader in 17 years (April 29, 2016)

Kenneth Kahn previously served as vice chairman and will now be leading the California tribe.