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    Native Americans Fight to Reclaim Bundy Property

    They’re the original owners. Gold Butte, Nevada, might sound familiar: It’s where rancher Cliven Bundy led an armed anti-government standoff to dispute his own private land claims. Ironically, the Bundy incident has given Native Americans, who’ve long fought for land rights in the area, a fresh opportunity to push their case. Nevada’s Southern Paiute tribes want President Obama to make 350,000 acres of Gold Butte a national monument to offer the area unprecedented protection and reinforce Native American land claims. But some worry Obama won’t risk irritating swing state voters before November.

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