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Filed Under: Law | Opinion | Trust
Sarah Deer: Ending the cold war over land-into-trust in Alaska (08/03)
Alaska Native tribal governments are heeding the call of their generation, mobilizing a first response to community crisis with the exercise of tribal laws sourced in the inherent traditions of respect and family health.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee delays action on land-into-trust (07/30)
Indian Country is being urged to look at a new bill that would fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Sen. Barrasso introduces another version of land-into-trust fix (07/29)
S.1879, the Interior Improvement Act, includes some incentives for tribes that work with local and state governments.

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Senate Indian Affairs Committee to take up land-into-trust fix (07/27)
The 114th Congress is finally seeing some movementon a long-pressing issue in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Chumash Tribe buys 350 acres next to land-into-trust site (07/24)
Chairman Vincent Armenta said the trbe has been trying to acquire the property for more than 10 years.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion | Trust
Liz Medicine Crow: Land-into-trust a safety issue in Alaska (07/24)
The continuation of the State of Alaska’s response to the public safety vacuum in rural and remote Alaska is literally a matter of life and death.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
House lawmakers introduce new version of land-into-trust fix (07/24)
Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minnesota) are sponsoring H.R.3137.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | Politics
House subcommittee takes up Pueblo and Alaska Native bills (07/23)
Lawmakers weigh land-into-trust and subsistence issues at sparsely-attended hearing.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on tribal bills (07/22)
Lawmakers will take testimony on a Pueblo land-into-trust bill and an Alaska Native subsistence measure.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House panel sets hearing on Pueblo and Alaska Native bills (07/20)
The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs will take testimony on the two bills.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Lytton Band faces opposition to land-into-trust bill in Congress (07/16)
The tribe is planning a housing development, a winery and a resort on the land in question.

Filed Under: Politics
John Warren to serve a full term as chairman of Pokagon Band (07/16)
Tribal voters also chose Mark Parrish as secretary, Matthew Wesaw and Becky Price as members-at-large, and Judy Winchester as elders representative.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Inter-tribal dispute over land in New Mexico aired at hearing (07/16)
Leaders of Zuni Pueblo and the Navajo Nation disagreed on the division of a former military site near their reservations.

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Witness list for House subcommittee's hearing on tribal bills (07/14)
The bills address issues for the Navajo Nation, Zuni Pueblo, the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and six Nevada tribes.

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House passes measure to resolve Morongo Band land dispute (07/14)
The tribe and a non-Indian landowner have agreed to swap equal portions of land in order to settle the dispute.

Filed Under: Recognition | Trust
Pamunkey Tribe faces big hurdle in placing reservation into trust (07/13)
The tribe resides on a 1,200-acre reservation that was set aside in the 1600s but it's not yet considered Indian Country.

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House subcommittee schedules hearing on three tribal measures (07/13)
The bills address issues for the Navajo Nation, Zuni Pueblo, the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and six Nevada tribes.

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Editorial: County must treat Chumash Tribe as a good neighbor (07/10)
Our belief now and in recent years is that the tribe would be willing to play the county’s game if the county would fully acknowledge the tribe’s status with regard to sovereignty, and all that concept implies.

Filed Under: Education | Law | Politics | Trust
House Natural Resources Committee approves three tribal bills (07/10)
All three bills were non-controversial and weren't the subject of any discussion during the markup session.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics | Trust
House Natural Resources Committee considers tribal bills at markup (07/06)
The bills address land, water and other issues for the Miami Nation, the Navajo and three tribes in Oregon.

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