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Shakopee Tribe submits land-into-trust request for 124 acres
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Filed Under: Environment | Trust
More on: bia, land-into-trust, minnesota, shakopee
 
The 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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Tribe requests more land for trust status (The Shakopee Valley News 10/13)
Tribe's wind turbine shut down for major repairs (The Shakopee Valley News 10/12)


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