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Cayuga tribes seek $1.7B for N.Y. land claim
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2003

The Cayuga Nation of New York and the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma have asked a federal appeals court to award them $1.7 billion in trespass damages and to evict state and private landowners as part of their 64,000-acre land claim.

The tribes argue that a federal judge miscalculated the amount they are owed for the land. They also say eviction is a rightful remedy as part of their case.

The state of New York and two counties are also appealing the case. They want the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse the ruling in favor of the tribes, and to reduce the amount the state owes. U.S. District Judge Neal P. McCurn awarded $247 million in an October 2001 decision.

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Cayugas Appeal Cases (The Syracuse Post-Standard 7/16)

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