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Shakopee Tribe submits land-into-trust request for 124 acres
Posted: Thursday, October 13, 2011
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
of Minnesota has submitted a land-into-trust application for 124 acres, The Shakopee Valley News reports.
The tribe submitted the application to the
Bureau of Indian Affairs
. It's part of a long-running dispute that goes back at least a decade.
The original request was for around 750 acres. Litigation and administrative appeals led to a settlement between the tribe, the BIA and the city of Shakopee.
The city says it hasn't received a copy of the application.
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