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2009-10-27 15:38:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- J.C. Seneca, a tribal councilor and co-chairman of the Seneca Nation Foreign Relations Committee, and Robert Odawi Porter, Senior Policy Advisor and Counsel, appeared today before the State Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations. The hearing, held at Borough of Manhattan Community College, focused on the issue of whether New York State has the right to collect taxes on Native American tobacco sales within its borders. Addressing the...

2005-06-28 22:34:18

By Linda Prospero NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York State will not have to pay$248 million in land claims to the Cayuga Indian Nation of NewYork and the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma, a U.S. AppealsCourt said on Tuesday, reversing an earlier decision by afederal district court. Tuesday's decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for theSecond Circuit dismissed the lower court's ruling by a 2-1decision and could have broad implications for unsettled claimsby other Indian tribes. Still pending...


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