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BIG NEWS: Nebraska Liquor Stores Near Pine Ridge Reservation Lose Licenses

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IMPORTANT REMINDER: Deadline for Purchase Offers Fast Approaching for Landowners with Interests at Pine Ridge, Makah Reservations

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 IMPORTANT REMINDER: Deadline for Purchase Offers Fast Approaching for Landowners with Interests at Pine Ridge, Makah Reservations

The Department of the Interior announced in December 2013 that owners of fractionated land interests at the Pine Ridge and Makah Reservations were the first to receive purchase offers under the Department’s Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (Buy-Back Program). The Pine Ridge Reservation is among the most highly-fractionated locations in the United States; landowners with purchasable interests have been located in 46 states across the country.

Owners Must Respond Soon. The due date for the first round of purchase offers is quickly approaching, with responses due between January 29 and February 10, 2014. Purchase offers are valid for 45 calendar days from the date of the Cover Letter that is included in the Offer Package provided to owners.

Staff Ready to Answer Owner Questions. Landowners can contact the Trust Beneficiary Call…

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pine ridge meets diane sawyer (on 20/20)

“A Hidden America: Children of the Plains” Diane Sawyer files this report about Pine Ridge on Friday’s 20/20… Posted on October 12, 2011 by wdaywdaztvprogramming Diane Sawyer Takes an In-Depth look at the Young Dreamers and Survivors of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Fighting Against Decades of Neglect, Airing Friday, October 14 @ 9pm on… Continue reading pine ridge meets diane sawyer (on 20/20)

Visions for a new world

solar and strawbale home building on pine ridge

Click here: My dream is to build a strawbale for my sister Ellowyn in Porcupine, SD.