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More on: land-into-trust

Filed Under: Trust
City leaders to work closely with Shakopee Tribe on road project (01/27)
The project will impact tribal property and will connect to another road that leads directly to the reservation.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
County files appeal over Chumash Tribe land-into-trust decision (01/27)
The tribe plans to use a 1,400-acre site for housing and other purposes.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Wealthy tribes shouldn't follow land-into-trust process (01/26)
The federal government established fee to trust to help impoverished Indians get off the welfare rolls, not to help wealthy Indians get off tax rolls.

Filed Under: Business | Law | Trust
City rejects Citizen Potawatomi Nation land detachment petition (01/22)
Supporters of the tribe appeared to outnumber opponents but city officials deadlocked on the tribe's request.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Deadline passes to appeal Fond du Lac Band land-into-trust case (01/22)
It looks like one legal battle between the tribe and the city is coming to an end.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
City sets hearing on Citizen Potawatomi Nation land detachment (01/20)
The tribe wants a formal declaration that its trust lands do not fall under local jurisdiction.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Work with Shakopee Tribe on land-into-trust agreement (01/20)
Mayor Ken Hedberg of Prior Lake discloses ongoing negotiations for a land use agreement with the tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Christine Dupres: Cowlitz Tribe on long journey to reclaim land (01/19)
In late December of last year, I braved slogging rain, soggy ground, and dropping temperatures to join a sizable crowd of my fellow Cowlitz people as we gathered to celebrate a future reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Turtle Talk announces winner of big Indian law and policy contest (01/16)
The answer may surprise you!

Filed Under: Trust
Lytton Band asks voters to approve utility service to housing site (01/16)
The issue could be on the ballot in June of November.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Chumash Tribe slams official for questioning 'reservation system' (01/16)
Chairman Vincent Armenta said the tribe must repeatedly battle local officials who don't respect its sovereignty.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Opinion: No to land-into-trust for Shakopee Sioux Community (01/15)
My position has always been, and continues to be, that I'm opposed politically and philosophically to placing more land with fee title into trust status.

Filed Under: Business
Muscogee Nation plans $22M entertainment riverfront venue (01/14)
The tribe plans to open the development in 18 months.

Filed Under: Trust
Chumash Tribe welcomes approval of land-into-trust application (01/08)
The tribe plans to use the 1,400-acre site for housing and other purposes.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Law Article: Major change for Alaska tribes with land-into-trust (12/24)
Attorneys discuss new Bureau of Indian Affairs regulation that allows Alaska tribes to follow the land-into-trust process for the first time.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
BIA finalizes rule to add Alaska tribes to land-into-trust process (12/19)
After decades of being excluded, Alaska tribes will finally be treated the same as those in the lower 48.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Rep. Gosar faces criticism over bill that benefits Hualapai Tribe (12/17)
Local officials blast their Arizona Congressman for pushing the bill without their input.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Trust
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes see success with two bills in Congress (12/17)
A boundary resolution bill has already been signed into law and a land-into-trust bill awaits President Obama's signature.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
VAWA jurisdiction provision poses special issue for Alaska tribes (12/15)
The law recognizes tribal authority over non-Indians in Indian Country -- a term that's been in dispute in Alaska for decades.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House approves bill to address land issues for tribes in Oregon (12/12)
The bill benefits the Grand Ronde Tribes, the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Tribes, the Cow Creek Band, the Siletz Tribes and the Coquille Tribe.

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