The following property is commonly referred to as the "Upper Katamin"
The United States currently holds multiple parcels of land, totaling ~ 838.28 acres, in trust for the Karuk Tribe. This land is scattered throughout the Orleans area in Humboldt County, and the Happy Camp and Yreka areas in Siskiyou County. The properties to be transferred into trust pursuant to this application will be used for various purposes.
The Karuk Tribe plans to maintain and continue use of these properties in gathering its people for traditional ceremonial and burial purposes, and for use of traditional trails located on the properties. The Upper Katamin and Ishi Pishi properties will continue to serve as the location for the traditional Pic-ya-wish and Brush Dances. The Elliott Creek property will be maintained as a burial ground for those of Karuk ancestry.
Other ActionOther Action: Notice of Decision Fee-to-Trust Application
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