Witness list for hearing on bill to return land to Leech Lake Band


The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is holding a legislative hearing on S.2599, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Reservation Restoration Act, on Wednesday.

The bill returns nearly 12,000 acres in northern Minnesota to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. The allotments had been sold by the Bureau of Indian Affairs without the consent of all the owners between 1948 and 1959.



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