#Landback, 14 Examples

date Tribe and location of land returned acres
proposed Karuk Tribe 1,200
World Renewal Ceremony site
02/22/22 InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council 500
Tc’ih-Léh-Dûñ, Sinkyone Coast, CA
02/05/22 Snoqualmie Indian Tribe 12,000
East King County, WA
12/24/21 Squaxin Island Tribe 125
Puget Sound, WA
12/24/21 Squaxin Island Tribe 875
Puget Sound, WA
12/03/21 Acjachemen Nation 2
Putuidem Village Park, San Juan Capistrano, CA
10/26/21 Narragansett Indian Tribe 5
South Kingston, Rhode Island
10/20/21 Ramapough Lenape Nation 53
Split Rock, New Jersey
11/28/21 Nanticoke Indian Tribe 30
Rosedale Beach, Millsboro, DE
06/14/21 Hawaiian Home Lands Trust 80
Ewa Beach, O’ahu, Hawaii
06/04/21 Passamaquoddy
Kuwesuwi Monihq (Pine Island), ME
12/27/20 Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes 18,800
National Bison Range, Montana
12/23/20 Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe 11,760
Chippewa National Forest, MN
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe 3,000
private land, in Minnesota
07/29/20 Esselen Tribe 1,200
Big Sur, CA
10/21/19 Wiyot Tribe 280
Tulawat Island, Eureka, CA
02/28/18 Yurok Tribe, Klamath, CA 9,000
Blue Creek Watershed
01/01/03 Passamaquoddy 25
Muwinwi Monihq (Bear Island), Big Lake, ME
10/07/97 InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council, 3,900
Lost Coast, Mendocino County CA
Methodology: search internet by year
Sources available, to be uploaded soon.
Someone could write a grant to fill in this history back at least to Edison Chiloquin in the 1970s.
02/17/22 American Bar Association #Landback Conference, Indian Land Tenure Foundation,
 U.S. Department of the Interior’s Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations

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