High Court Declines To Hear Land Claims Of Nonrecognized Tribe

Mealey's (March 28, 2016, 11:15 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court will not review a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals finding that a non-federally recognized Native American tribe has no ownership interest in one of the largest continuous expanses of private land in California and that no reservation was established on the property, according to the court’s March 28 order list (David Laughing Horse Robinson, et al. v. Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior, et al., No. 15-994, U.S. Sup.).

Tejon Ranch

The case involves claims by the Kawaiisu...
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