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Lakota Country Times: County seeks compensation for trust lands
Indian Country has long suffered from the failed policies of the assimilation era.
Alaska tribes enter new era as state drops land-into-trust battle
Tribes in Alaska will finally be able to follow the land-into-trust process just like their brothers and sisters in the Lower 48.
Native Sun News: Tribes reclaim land at former Indian boarding school in Rapid City
Attorney Heather Thompson announced that two parcels of federal land in Rapid City, South Dakota, totaling 117.9 acres, have reverted to Bureau of Indian Affairs control.
Editorial: County still in denial about Chumash Tribe's sovereignty
If county officials want good-faith negotiations, they first have to demonstrate a willingness to negotiate in good faith.
Interior Department consults tribes about new trust reform law
Tribes supported H.R.812, the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, because it promises dramatic changes to the federal government's trust management structure.
President Obama endorses land-into-trust foe in Senate contest in California
As attorney general of California, Kamala Harris has repeatedly fought tribes on land-into-trust issues.
Jay Daniels: New law takes us backward in serving Indian Country
It is going to be a terrible thing for Indian Country if the Office of Special Trustee is dissolved.
Chilkoot Indian Association plans to follow land-into-trust process
The tribe was a plaintiff in a case that forced the Bureau of Indian Affairs to open the land-into-trust process to Alaska.
Senate passes land-into-trust measures for two Oregon tribes
The bills benefit the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians and the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.
House committee approves land-into-trust bill for Chumash Tribe
Only one lawmaker cast a vote against H.R.1157, the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians Land Transfer Act.
Rep. Tom Cole suffers defeat as land-into-trust fix goes down in House
Fellow Republicans did little to help the Chickasaw Nation citizen advance a key legislative priority.
Controversial land-into-trust fix removed from appropriations bill
Indian Country's best shot at fixing the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar is officially dead.
Alaska tribe weighs next move after victory in land-into-trust case
Leaders of the Akiachak Native Community will meet to go over an inventory of their lands.
Battle erupts over partial land-into-trust fix in appropriations bill
Republicans are leading efforts to kill what might be Indian Country's best hope at fixing the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.
House committee considers three Indian Country bills at markup
A controversial land-into-trust bill, a commission for Native youth and tourism initiative are on the agenda.
House approves bills to transfer federal lands to tribes in California
The Tule River Tribe and the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians saw bipartisan support for their land-into-trust bills.
Lawmakers set to take up funding bill for Indian Country programs
The appropriations measure offers increases for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service.
Tribes in Alaska celebrate long-awaited victory in trust land case
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has cleared the way for the Bureau of Indian Affairs to approve land-into-trust applications in the 49th state.
House to consider land-into-trust bills for two tribes in California
One bill benefits the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians and the other is for the Tule River Tribe.
County might end Grand Traverse Band land-into-trust appeal
The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the tribe's application for 12 acres but the land has been in limbo for more than three years.
Bureau of Indian Affairs still hoping to reach land-into-trust goal
The agency has approved applications totaling 416,000 acres and hopes to reach 500,000 acres by January 2017.
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe secures proclamation for 410 acres
The Bureau of Indian Affairs issued a proclamation to add another 410.5 acres to the reservation in Washington.
Another land-into-trust fix reportedly being drafted in the Senate
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California), whose prior attempts to link a Carcieri fix to Indian gaming, is said to be behind the effort.
Susanville Rancheria thanks lawmakers for land-into-trust bill
The tribe's reservation will be growing by 300 acres thanks to a bill that was signed into law by President Barack Obama.
Major trust reform bill supported by Indian Country signed into law
President Barack Obama signed H.R.812, the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, despite concerns within his administration.
President Obama signs land-into-trust bill for Susanville Rancheria
The California tribe will be reclaiming 300 acres of its ancestral homeland with the new law.
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community adds another 128 acres
So far this year, the Minnesota tribe's reservation has grown by about 369 acres.
Bureau of Indian Affairs consults tribes about changes to probate
One potential revision would increase the amount that can be used to pay for funeral expenses.
Poarch Band seeks a partial Carcieri fix for existing trust lands
H.R.5486, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Land Reaffirmation Act, protects the Alabama tribe from ongoing litigation.
A 'partial' land-into-trust fix added to Interior appropriations bill
Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma), a member of the Chickasaw Nation, acknowledged that his amendment isn't what Indian Country wants.
Bay Mills Indian Community sees land base grow under President Obama
The Michigan tribe's reservation has grown by more than 1,180 acres in the last few years.
Tribes pressure President Obama to sign trust reform legislation
H.R.812, the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, is the first comprehensive trust reform package to clear Congress in more than two decades.
House Natural Resources Committee holds markup on Indian bills
The two bills address land-into-trust issues for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon and the Tule River Tribe in California.
Susanville Rancheria land-into-trust bill sent to President Obama
The tribe plans to use about 300 acres for its powwow grounds, a cultural center, a museum and a recreational area.
Congress passes first comprehensive Indian trust bill in decades
Tribes and tribal organizations support H.R.812, theIndian Trust Asset Reform Act, but the Obama administration does not.
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