July 16, 2024
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Santa Barbara County sues BIA to stop Chumash annexation


The area known as Camp 4 is now part of the Chumash reservation. Santa Barbara County sued the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs over its ruling that annexed more than 1,400 acres in Santa Ynez Valley and placed it under the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians’ sovereign territory. The suit alleges that the BIA…


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