Blame it on the Bureau of Indian Affairs
For two years, Wally Riggs says he had to fight to keep his neighbors, the Sycuan tribe, from putting the west end of his land into the tribal trust — making it part of the tribe's sovereign nation.
This year, he is working to keep control of a road he shares with at least seven of his neighbors — including two Sycuan-owned homes that are already in the tribal trust
"We all share the road," he says. "If it goes into the trust, then they have control of it."