IRS sells SD Indian tribe's land to s...

IRS sells SD Indian tribe's land to settle debt

There are 4 comments on the Monterey County Herald story from Dec 3, 2009, titled IRS sells SD Indian tribe's land to settle debt. In it, Monterey County Herald reports that:

The Internal Revenue Service on Thursday auctioned off a large swath of land owned by an impoverished Indian tribe to help pay off more than $3 million in back taxes, penalties and interest - a sale the tribe says is illegal under federal laws protecting Indian land.

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Rezzdog Ray

Utica, NY

#1 Dec 5, 2009
I wonder where the Crow Creek Natives were when the IRS was taking their land? If the IRS tried such a thing in my territory, Mohawk territory the people certainly would have put an end to that effort by any means necessary.

Don't expect government to help, even an Indian government, in many cases governments are the problem not the cure.
Leading Feather

Northome, MN

#2 Dec 7, 2009
Another form of Stealing Land from the Native American Indians that has a hidden political agenda. This is horrendous act by the IRS. If you got land Thank an Indian! The United States Government spilled Native American Bolood to obtain valuable land and placed them on barren Indian resevation land that did not have any economic value.

Sunnyvale, CA

#3 Dec 7, 2009
Native Americans should not pay property tax - that is obscene.

Santa Cruz, CA

#4 Dec 7, 2009
Bush would never have allowed this. I quess Obama thinks stealing land from the Native Americans is OK.

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