INDIANS: Ambush

Ambush Nobody paid any attention last July when Congress routinely passed Public Law 887, entitled "Wyandotte Tribe Termination of Federal Supervision." But last week Kansas' Senators and Representatives discovered they should have been listening to the rustling in the woods. Public Law 887 gives the Wyandotte Indian tribe of northeastern Oklahoma full title to two valuable acres of land in the heart of downtown Kansas City, Kans., estimated variously to be worth as much as $1,500,000.

An Indian cemetery established in the 18403 when the Wyandottes moved to Kansas from Ohio and Michigan, the land was part of the...

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