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Yankton Sioux Tribe v. Southern Mo. Waste Management Dist.

ELR Citation: ELR 20374
Nos. 95-2647, 99 F.3d 1439/(8th Cir., 10/24/1996) Aff'd

The court holds that an 1894 act of Congress ratifying an 1892 sales agreement for unallotted tribal lands in the Yankton Sioux Reservation did not disestablish the exterior boundaries of the reservation established in 1858; thus, federal environmental regulations apply to a proposed solid-waste facility to be built within the reservation's boun...

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