April 29th, 2008
Citizens of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians are trying to figure out what happened to their lands. The federal government allotted land to Chippewa Indians in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana, but landowners say no one kept track of their property — or the activities that occurred on it.
The Turtle Mountain Allottee Association is trying to determine what happened. Landowners blame the BIA but an official denied any wrongdoing.
Mismanagement of Native American Land? (KFYR 4/28)