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Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, second from left, with tribal leaders. Photo: U.S.DOI
In a major setback for Indian Country, the Trump administration is considering a rule that would make it harder for tribes to acquire land away from existing reservations. It would also reinstate a waiting period for all land-into-trust decisions.
• Incoming: Off-Reservation Trust Acquisitions, Action on Trust Acquisition Requests

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