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Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House Natural Resources Committee markup on four tribal bills (07/30)
Bills affect Alaska Native arts and crafts and land-into-trust for tribes in California, Nevada and Michigan.

Filed Under: Law | Politics | Trust
Rep. Young offers explanation for inaction on land-into-trust fix (07/15)
The top Republican on the House Natural Resources Committee is calling the shots.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
BIA to place 13K acres in trust for Oneida Nation in New York (06/03)
Land-into-trust application was filed in 2005.

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BIA finalizes regulation to address land-into-trust appeals (11/12)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has finalized a regulation that addresses appeals of land-into-trust decisions.

Filed Under: Opinion
Brian Patterson: Native lands are ours to defend or ours to lose (09/06)
Land. Native Land. Good land. Our land. Sacred land. The land that holds the dust of our ancestors since time immemorial.

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BIA reopens comment period on rule for land-into-trust appeal (08/15)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has reopened the comment period on a new regulation that addresses appeals of land-into-trust decisions.

Filed Under: Politics
Audio from House committee's hearing with Secretary Jewell (07/17)
The House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing this morning with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jay Daniels: BIA rule addresses land-into-trust appeal process (07/12)
Jay Daniels discusses proposed Bureau of Indian Affairs regulation affecting land-into-trust appeals.

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BIA backs Fond du Lac Band's land-into-trust application (06/13)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is publishing notice of a decision to take 199 acres in trust for the Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa Indians.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Native Sun News: BIA proposes rule for land-into-trust appeals (06/04)
Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn issued for public comment a proposed rule designed to demonstrate the Administration’s commitment to restoring tribal homelands and furthering economic development on Indian reservations.

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BIA accepting comments on rule for land-into-trust appeals (05/29)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is accepting comments on a new regulation to address land-into-trust appeals. The regulation was written in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Salazar...

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BIA proposes regulation to address land-into-trust appeals (05/24)
The Obama administration is proposing a new regulation to address land-into-trust appeals in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Salazar v. Patchak. In Patchak, the Supreme Court...

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IBIA dismisses challenge to Chumash Tribe's land-into-trust (03/26)
The Interior Board of Indian Appeals has dismissed a challenge to the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians land-into-trust application. The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the tribe's application for...

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Turtle Talk Poll: Wish list for Obama's next term in White House (11/07)
"Hey there, it turns out the President won reelection after all, after I had given him up for dead in the early summer (we know it was all Michelle). Shows...

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Witness list for SCIA hearing on Carcieri and Patchak rulings (09/11)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing this Thursday to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court decisions in Carcieri v. Salazar and Salazar v. Patchak. The hearing takes place...

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Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on Carcieri, Patchak (09/10)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing this Thursday to discuss two U.S. Supreme Court decisions that affect the land-into-trust process. In Carcieri v. Salazar, the court ruled...

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10th Circuit enforces hard 90-day deadline in lawsuit against DOI (09/06)
A group of energy companies failed to sue the Interior Department within 90 days, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday. On February 4, 2009, Secretary Ken Salazar...

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Chumash Tribe critics hail Supreme Court's land-into-trust ruling (06/21)
Critics of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians say the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Salazar v. Patchak will help them fight the tribe's land-into-trust efforts. Preservation of Los...

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Supreme Court decision kills California land-into-trust measure (06/19)
A bill in California that would have barred state agencies from opposing certain land-into-trust applications was killed in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Salazar v. Patchak. Senate...

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