RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Attorneys for the state of Wyoming say the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes have not raised any new issues in a boundary dispute with the state that would merit a U.S. Supreme Court review.
The tribes want the Supreme Court to hear arguments in a dispute over the Wind River Indian Reservation boundaries.
The Ranger reports that state attorneys filed legal arguments on Friday opposing a Supreme Court review.
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.
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Last year, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the tribes, saying Riverton and other areas north of the Wind River aren’t part of the reservation.
Information from: The (Riverton, Wyo.) Ranger, http://www.dailyranger.com