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US Supreme Court declines to hear state boundary case

 

June 27, 2018



CASPER (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a dispute over the Wind River Reservation’s boundaries in Wyoming.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the decision Monday upholds a ruling last year by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals that the city of Riverton was not on the reservation.

The dispute centers on whether a 1905 agreement between the tribes and federal government to allow sale of reservation land to non-Indians actually changed the reservation boundaries.

The state of Wyoming was among those who argued that argued Riverton was off the reservation.

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