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Salt Lake Tribune
Tribal dispute questions who controls - Indian Country'
A long-simmering feud between the Ute Tribe and local authorities in eastern Utah has reignited into a flurry of suits and countersuits aimed at settling the vexing question of who holds jurisdiction in "Indian Country." In papers filed last month in U.S. District Court, the tribe alleges Uintah and Duchesne counties, along with state and municipal ... (more)
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Salt Lake Tribune
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