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Bureau of Indian Affairs Leader Puts Camp 4 Property into Trust for Chumash Tribe

Janene Scully February 26, 2019

A Bureau of Indian Affairs leader on Monday took a step to protect property for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, two weeks after a federal judge overturned an earlier action to put the land called Camp 4 into trust for the tribe.

Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney on Monday reaffirmed the 2017 decision to place the 1,400 acres making up Camp 4 into trust, and ensure the land will continue to be part of the tribe’s reservation.

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