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NM pueblo seeks return of ancestral lands

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Leaders of an American Indian community in northern New Mexico are seeking the return of all land within the boundaries of the 89,000-acre Valles Caldera National Preserve, citing the area as a "spiritual sanctuary" and part of their traditional homeland. Jemez Pueblo filed a lawsuit in federal court last summer to establish its aboriginal right to ownership of the...