Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

BIA Must Rethink Jicarilla Addition.(New Mexico)

Byline: Journal Staff Reports


SANTA FE The Bureau of Indian Affairs in Albuquerque must reconsider its decision to add a 32,000-acre ranch in Rio Arriba County to the Jicarilla Apache reservation, a federal appeals board has ruled.

Rio Arriba County appealed a 1999 decision to give federal trust status to the Lodge at Chama, the property formerly known as the Chama Land and Cattle Co. …

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