BIA will Allow Alaskan Land to be Taken into Trust

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On December 19, 2014, the Bureau of Indian Affairs announced the promulgation of a final rule that will allow land to be taken into trust for federally-recognized tribes in Alaska. Allowing trust lands in Alaska is a seismic shift in federal policy for Alaska Natives, and could create greater opportunity for economic development for Alaskan tribes. BIA will Allow Alaskan Land to be Taken into Trust »»