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Resolution to return much of Black Hills to Native Americans fails


PIERRE - State lawmakers from both major political parties united Wednesday in rejecting a resolution that urged the return of some lands in the Black Hills to Native American tribes who were forced onto reservations in the late 1800s.

The House State Affairs Committee voted 13-0 against the request from state Rep. Shawn Bordeaux, D-Mission, who said he serves on the Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s treaty council.


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