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2008-07-21 03:00:25

By Gregory, Traci VERONA - Including Gov. David Paterson and National Grid, more than a few groups have filed lawsuits to block the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) from placing nearly 13,004 acres of Oneida Indian Nation-owned land into federal trust.

2008-07-02 12:00:43

By Gale Courey Toensing, Indian Country Today, Oneida, N.Y. Jul. 2--ALBANY, N.Y. -- A cluster of lawsuits have been filed challenging the Interior Department's final decision to take into trust 13,004 acres of the Oneida Indian Nation's 300,000-acre ancestral homeland. On June 19, Gov. David A.


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