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    Interior Issues Tribal Land-Into Trust Legal Opinion

    Clarified the final paragraph.The Department of the Interior has released a long-anticipated legal opinion that clarifies its ability to take land into trust for tribes.
    The opinion, announced March 12 by Interior Solicitor Hilary Tompkins at the winter meeting of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) in Washington, D.C., details a process the department has been using to decide whether tribes were “now under federal recognition” in 1934.



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