A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
The American Indian Probate Reform Act of 2004 (AIPRA), which amended the Indian Land Consolidation Act (ILCA), was enacted on October 27, 2004. AIPRA created a nationwide Indian probate code and changed the way trust estates are distributed to heirs. AIPRA may affect ownership rights in trust or restricted land, except for land located in Alaska.