Bureau of Indian Affairs Agency Superintendent Patricia L. Olby, center, signs paperwork accepting the last 77.75 acres of Minnesota state-owned land on behalf of the White Earth Nation Wednesday at the Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen, Minn. Looking on are the Department of Natural Resources Northwest Regional Director Lori A. Dowling-Hanson, left, and White Earth Chairwoman Erma J. Vizenor. Photo: Gary Padrta, White Earth.
Land transfer at White Earth completed under settlement
MAHNOMEN, Minn. -- The long-awaited completion of a land transfer under the White Earth Land Settlement Act has finally been reached.
The last two parcels of land were officially transferred Wednesday with a signing celebration at the Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen.
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