No. 89-2238.

932 F.2d 891 (1991)

SANGRE DE CRISTO DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, INC., A New Mexico Corporation, Plaintiff-Appellant, Jennie Deden Behles, Trustee in Bankruptcy for Sangre de Cristo Development Company, Inc., Plaintiff-Appellant, v. UNITED STATES of America, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.

May 7, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Michael D. Bustamante (Arturo B. Ortega, with him on the briefs), Albuquerque, N.M., for plaintiffs-appellants.

Jeffrey P. Kehne, Atty., Dept. of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Div., Washington, D.C. (Richard B. Stewart, Asst. Atty. Gen., Land & Natural Resources Div., Washington, D.C., John A. Bryson, Atty., Dept. of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Div., Washington, D.C., William L. Lutz, U.S. Atty., Albuquerque, N.M., Herbert A. Becker, Asst. U.S. Atty., Albuquerque, N.M., James E. Brookshire, Peter Monson, Attys., Dept. of Justice, Criminal Div., Appellate Section, Washington, D.C., Michael P. Healy, Atty., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., with him on the brief), for defendant-appellee.

Before LOGAN, ANDERSON, and EBEL, Circuit Judges.

EBEL, Circuit Judge.

Appellants seek damages against the United States for harm suffered when the Department of the Interior allegedly cancelled a lease agreement reached between the appellants and the Tesuque Indian Pueblo. The appellants claim that the alleged lease cancellation by the Department of the Interior deprived them of a vested property interest and as a result entitles them to recover just compensation under the takings clause of the Fifth Amendment....

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