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More than 1,300 acres of Cherokee land placed into trust


TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs has placed into trust more than 1,300 acres owned by the Cherokee Nation in north-central Oklahoma.

The land is north of Ponca City in Kay County and is the former site of the Chilocco Indian Industrial School. The tribe currently leases the land to farmers and ranchers.


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