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Karuk Tribe of Cal. v. United States

Citation: 30 ELR 20565
No. Nos. 99-5002 et al., 209 F.3d 1366/(Fed. Cir., 05/05/2000)

The court holds that the 1998 Hoopa-Yurok Settlement Act did not constitute a taking of Native Americans' vested property interests in the land and resources of the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation in California. The court first holds that the Native Americans who reside on the reservation do not have a vested property interest in the land....

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