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9/16/08 Keetoowah Trust Land Request Still Alive

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The acting head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs says he'll decide whether to put 76 acres into trust for the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees in Oklahoma.

The Keetoowah is a federally recognized tribe but without a land base in trust.

It's headquarters in Tahlequah is within the jurisdiction of the Cherokee Nation.