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Filed Under: Law | Politics | Trust
Chumash Tribe wins dismissal of suit over status of reservation (07/03)
Chairman Vincent Armenta cheers the rejection of the 'frivolous' case but anticipates future battles with local opponents.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Recognition
Lobbyists met at White House to discuss federal recognition (06/30)
Lobbyists for the Morongo Band of California and aides to Sen. Patrick Murphy (D-Connecticut) argued against a prior version of the rule.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Editorial: County stonewalling Chumash Tribe on development (06/26)
The U.S. Congress is trying to do something folks in Santa Barbara County have been unable to do — start a useful conversation between local governments.

Filed Under: Health | National
Senate passes measure to transfer land to Native health group (06/26)
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation is planning a $250 million renovation and expansion of its campus in Bethel, Alaska.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Bill repeals land swap for mine on sacred Apache site in Arizona (06/19)
The Save Oak Flat Act has bipartisan support, including the Rep. Tom Cole and Rep. Markwayne Mullin, both Republicans from Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
House subcommittee takes up Navajo Nation water bill next week (06/19)
Consideration comes as Congress reduces a funding request for tribal water rights settlements.

Filed Under: Opinion
The Canary: Guess what guys - the Chumash Tribe was here first (06/18)
With the legislation pushing on one end and an application tentatively approved by the Bureau of Indian Affairs pushing on the other, this story’s got legs.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Lawmakers slam county for poor dealings with Chumash Tribe (06/18)
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.

Filed Under: Business | National | Politics
Lawmakers share priorities with RES DC at Capitol Hill meeting (06/17)
Tribal and business leaders hear about action, and inaction, on Indian legislation in the 114th Congress.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Witness list for House hearing on tribal and Alaska Native bills (06/17)
Two bills address land-into-trust issues for tribes in California while the third resolves a long-standing Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act issue.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
House subcommittee sets hearing on tribal and Alaska Native bills (06/15)
Two bills address land-into-trust issues for tribes in California while the third resolves a long-standing Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act issue.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
House committee approves Morongo Band and Alaska Native bills (06/12)
One bill settles a long-running land dispute while the other paves the way for an expansion of an Alaska Native health facility.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Trust
House subcommittee hears views on tribal and Alaska Native bills (06/11)
The hearing lacked the fireworks of the panel's last session but Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) still pushed hard for a Native veterans bill.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
House committee to consider two tribal and Alaska Native bills (06/10)
One bill benefits the Morongo Band of Mission Indians in California while the other helps the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Alaska.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
House panel holds hearing on three tribal and Alaska Native bills (06/09)
The bills address specific issues for two tribes and for Alaska Native veterans.

Filed Under: Law | Politics | Recognition
Bill introduced to resolve Alabama-Coushatta Tribe's land claim (06/09)
The tribe is willing to drop its claim, plus $270.6 million in potential compensation, as part of a deal with Congress.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
House subcommittee sets June 10 hearing on three Indian bills (06/03)
Bills to benefit the Miami Nation of Oklahoma, the Susanville Rancheria of California and Alaska Native veterans are on the agenda.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics | Trust
Mark Trahant: Critics take aim at BIA land-into-trust approvals (06/01)
Congress clearly intended the 1934 Indian Reorganization Act to make it easier for tribes to reacquire land and place that land into trust.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
NCAI responds to criticism from Rep. Young on land-into-trust (05/27)
The nation's largest inter-tribal organization said it was concerned about the 'tone and direction' of the May 14 hearing.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Bryan Newland: Important context on land-into-trust process (05/20)
The lesson to be learned from Allotment and Reorganization (and Termination) is that Indians prosper when we have a homeland and that we suffer greatly when we don’t.

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