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Rincon Band prevails in jurisdiction dispute over land within reservation

June 07, 2019

The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians announced this week that they have won the regulatory jurisdiction over the Donius property located within the Rincon reservation boundaries.

After a tortuous and expensive ten-year legal battle, winding through several lawsuits filed in tribal, state, and federal courts, a case involving a non-Indian owner of five acres of fee land located within the Rincon Reservation was finally, heard on its merits.

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