Chemehuevi Indian Tribe v. Jewell

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20212
No(s). 12-56836 (9th Cir. Sep 17, 2014)

The Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision dismissing a Native American tribe's claim that DOI violated the APA in refusing to approve the tribe’s assignments of land to certain of its members. The tribe submitted the land assignment deeds to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) for approval ...