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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approves two bills at business meeting
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approves two bills at business meeting (June 19, 2019)

A bill to improve aging roads and bridges in Indian Country and another to correct a failing of the disastrous tribal termination era are advancing on Capitol Hill.


Senate Committee on Indian Affairs adds business meeting to schedule
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs adds business meeting to schedule (June 18, 2019)

Bills to address aging roads and bridges in Indian Country and to correct a failing of the tribal termination era are moving forward on Capitol Hill.


Core group of Republicans vote against Indian Country bills
Core group of Republicans vote against Indian Country bills (April 30, 2019)

A small group of Republicans are going on record as opponents of tribal legislation.


House set to clear first Indian Country bills under Democratic control
House set to clear first Indian Country bills under Democratic control (March 22, 2019)

Homelands for the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians and federal recognition for the Little Shell Tribe are on the agenda on Capitol Hill.


Lytton Band donates $1 million to help victims of wildfire
Lytton Band donates $1 million to help victims of wildfire (November 15, 2018)

The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians is helping victims of the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history


Lytton Band moves closer to success with tribal homelands legislation
Lytton Band moves closer to success with tribal homelands legislation (July 9, 2018)

The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians is getting closer to securing a permanent homeland for its people.


Tribal homelands hit a wall under President Trump after historic Obama era
Tribal homelands hit a wall under President Trump after historic Obama era (April 25, 2018)

Newly disclosed figures show Indian Country is losing ground when into comes to land-into-trust in the Trump era.


Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes up tribal homelands legislation
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes up tribal homelands legislation (April 25, 2018)

After years of work in California and on Capitol Hill, two tribes are finally getting another chance to present their homelands bills.


Tribes secure hearing on homelands legislation amid drama on Capitol Hill
Tribes secure hearing on homelands legislation amid drama on Capitol Hill (April 18, 2018)

When it comes to tribal homelands, the Senate has some catching up to do with the House.


Lytton Band questions poll that shows opposition to land-into-trust legislation
Lytton Band questions poll that shows opposition to land-into-trust legislation (September 25, 2017)

The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians is questioning a poll that uncovered significant opposition to the tribe's land-into-trust bill, which passed the House with no objections.


House approves land-into-trust bills for tribes amid concerns about process
House approves land-into-trust bills for tribes amid concerns about process (July 14, 2017)

Despite a rocky couple of days on Capitol Hill for tribal interests, it wasn't all bad news this week for Indian Country.


Lytton Band pays $30M to acquire property by former reservation
Lytton Band pays $30M to acquire property by former reservation (February 1, 2017)

The tribe paid $30 million for a 564-acre site in Healdsburg, California.


House Natural Resources Committee passes Indian bills at markup
House Natural Resources Committee passes Indian bills at markup (February 4, 2016)

Except for a land-into-trust measure affecting the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians, the bills were non-controversial and didn't receive much discussion.


House Natural Resources Committee schedules markup on four Indian bills
House Natural Resources Committee schedules markup on four Indian bills (January 29, 2016)

Four bills on the agenda address trust reform, water rights and land-into-trust issues.


Lytton Band to collect signatures for petition on city services
Lytton Band to collect signatures for petition on city services (October 15, 2015)

The tribe needs approval from voters in Windsor, California, to extend water and sewer services to its 124-acre land-into-trust site.


Pro and Con: Lytton Band land-into-trust and development plan
Pro and Con: Lytton Band land-into-trust and development plan (October 2, 2015)

Linda Kelly, the manager for the town of Windsor, and resident Whitney Hopkins offer competing views about working with the tribe.


Lytton Band open to change in housing and development plan
Lytton Band open to change in housing and development plan (September 22, 2015)

Local opponents in the town of Windsor are asking their leaders to stop working with the tribe


Editorial: No room for extremism on Lytton Band land-into-trust
Editorial: No room for extremism on Lytton Band land-into-trust (September 7, 2015)

Nothing will be gained from holding onto an expectation that the tribe’s plans for housing will somehow be summarily rejected and go away.


Lytton Band faces local opposition to land development projects
Lytton Band faces local opposition to land development projects (August 26, 2015)

Residents are concerned about plans for housing, a winery and a resort in the town of Windsor, California.


Lytton Band faces opposition to land-into-trust bill in Congress
Lytton Band faces opposition to land-into-trust bill in Congress (July 16, 2015)

The tribe is planning a housing development, a winery and a resort on the land in question.


Lawmakers slam county for poor dealings with Chumash Tribe
Lawmakers slam county for poor dealings with Chumash Tribe (June 18, 2015)

Conflict between tribal and local governments was on full display as the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs heard testimony on three bills.


Witness list for House hearing on tribal and Alaska Native bills
Witness list for House hearing on tribal and Alaska Native bills (June 17, 2015)

Two bills address land-into-trust issues for tribes in California while the third resolves a long-standing Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act issue.


House subcommittee sets hearing on tribal and Alaska Native bills
House subcommittee sets hearing on tribal and Alaska Native bills (June 15, 2015)

Two bills address land-into-trust issues for tribes in California while the third resolves a long-standing Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act issue.


Lytton Band plans big developments after reaching agreement
Lytton Band plans big developments after reaching agreement (March 11, 2015)

A housing development, winery and a resort are in the works in Sonoma County.


Lytton Band enters into land-into-trust agreement with county
Lytton Band enters into land-into-trust agreement with county (March 10, 2015)

The tribe has agreed to an up-front payment of $6.1 million and to make payments in lieu of property taxes on trust lands.


Lytton Band asks voters to approve utility service to housing site
Lytton Band asks voters to approve utility service to housing site (January 16, 2015)

The issue could be on the ballot in June of November.


BIA still working on Lytton Band's land-into-trust application
BIA still working on Lytton Band's land-into-trust application (November 7, 2014)

A finding of no significant impact was made over two years ago, in June 2012.


Lytton Band offers more to community for land-into-trust bid
Lytton Band offers more to community for land-into-trust bid (November 4, 2014)

The tribe will build a pool for the town of Windsor at an estimated cost of between $7 million and $10 million.


Lytton Band confident of approval of land-into-trust application
Lytton Band confident of approval of land-into-trust application (August 6, 2014)

The application for 124 acres has been pending for more than six years.


Lytton Band donates $1M to bolster land-into-trust application
Lytton Band donates $1M to bolster land-into-trust application (July 21, 2014)

The tribe wants 124 acres placed in trust for a housing project, a cultural center and other purposes.


Lytton Band makes $10M deposit in local financial institutions
Lytton Band makes $10M deposit in local financial institutions (June 9, 2014)

The deposits represent the tribe's commitment to local businesses, attorney said.


Rep. George Miller, Democrat of California, plans to retire
Rep. George Miller, Democrat of California, plans to retire (January 14, 2014)

After 40 years in office, Rep. George Miller (D-California) will retire at the end of the year.


Lytton Band spent over $47M on land acquisitions in two years
Lytton Band spent over $47M on land acquisitions in two years (December 2, 2013)

The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians in California has spent more than $47 million on land acquisitions in just the last two years.


California Tribal Business Alliance  down to just two members
California Tribal Business Alliance down to just two members (August 28, 2013)

The California Tribal Business Alliance, a group that has exerted significant political power in recent years, is down to just two members.


Tribes in US and Canada diversify into winemaking industry
Tribes in US and Canada diversify into winemaking industry (June 11, 2013)

Several tribes in the U.S. and Canada have joined the wine-producing industry. The Osoyoos Indian Band in British Columbia got into the business in 2001. The tribe supplies grapes to...


Lytton Band to pay more than $1M to cover land-into-trust bid
Lytton Band to pay more than $1M to cover land-into-trust bid (June 27, 2012)

The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians has agreed to pay more than $1 million to offset the impacts of its land-into-trust bid. The tribe will pay $500,000 over 10 years...


BIA moving forward on Lytton Band land-into-trust application
BIA moving forward on Lytton Band land-into-trust application (June 11, 2012)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is moving forward with a land-into-trust application for the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians in California. The BIA issued a finding of no significant impact...


Two California tribes spend millions on vineyard property
Two California tribes spend millions on vineyard property (April 13, 2012)

Two tribes in northern California have spent more than $37 million to acquire vineyard property, according to news reports. The Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians spent $24 million...


California tribes donate  $303K for governor's tax initiative
California tribes donate $303K for governor's tax initiative (January 24, 2012)

California tribes donated have donated $303,100 to help Gov. Jerry Brown (D) put a tax proposal on the November ballot. The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians and the Lytton Band...


Witnesses: Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills
Witnesses: Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills (November 7, 2011)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing this Thursday to discuss three bills. The bills are: • S.872. The bill bars the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians in...


Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules hearing on bills
Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules hearing on bills (November 1, 2011)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee has scheduled a hearing on Thursday, November 10. Three bills are on the agenda. They are: • S.872. The bill bars the Lytton Band of...


County worried about Lytton Band land-into-trust application
County worried about Lytton Band land-into-trust application (July 12, 2011)

The board of supervisors in Sonoma County, California, will discuss the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians land-into-trust application today. The tribe wants to have 124 acres placed in trust. The...