Tribes Upset Over State’s Land Proposal

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1  Updated at 11:50 am, November 7th, 2013 By: EastIdahoNews.com
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(FORT HALL, ID) – The leaders of Idaho’s Indian tribes are upset about a proposal to transfer the control of all federal lands in Idaho to the state government. Shoshone-Bannock tribal chairman Nathan Small says the plan could violate treaty agreements between the tribe and the federal government, which pertain specifically to hunting, fishing, and gathering. Proponents of state control say there are economic benefits to having the state maintain all public land, which would provide much more revenue for Idaho’s public schools.

  • BuzzMan69

    Why would the Feds turn over control of public lands to all those rightwing fantatics and racists up in Idaho