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Chuck Hoskin and Lewis Johnson
The Cherokee Nation, Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation, Muscogee Nation and Seminole Nation signed treaties that include provisions addressing formerly enslaved persons in their territories.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing on "Select Provisions of the 1866 Reconstruction Treaties between the United States and Oklahoma Tribes"
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing titled “Select Provisions of the 1866 Reconstruction Treaties between the United States and Oklahoma Tribes.”
Chuck Hoskin
“We can work together,” Cherokee Nation Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. said of ongoing efforts to address public safety in Indian Country.
White House
The White House has a new Native advisor in the second year of Joe Biden’s presidency.
As Long as the Waters Flow by Allan C. Houser
“Oklahoma is strongest when our tribes are at the table”: Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee and Seminole leaders remain united amid attacks on their sovereign rights.
Ketanji Brown Jackson
The nation’s highest court is once again entering a season of significant change with major Indian law cases on the docket and a historic nominee nearing confirmation.
Chuck Hoskin
The United States must keep its treaty promise to Cherokee Nation. Now, let us move forward.
Sequoyah
Nineteen states now observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day, following the early lead of South Dakota’s Native American Day. Tribes are joining in too.
Chuck Hoskin Jr.
Our mission as tribal government leaders is always to protect our sovereignty and advance issues critical to our people.
Janie Hipp
For the first time in history, an Indigenous woman is overseeing U.S. agriculture law – but Janie Simms Hipp is just the latest in a number of Native people nominated to top posts in the Biden administration.
Pandemic Perseverance
Resilient. That’s the word used to describe Kim Holmes by the people who know her best.
Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association
Tribal casino revenues took a major hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to figures released by the National Indian Gaming Commission.
President Joe Biden
An Oklahoma man has been arrested and charged after citing the Trail of Tears and the Muscogee Nation’s treaty when making violent threats against President Joe Biden.
cherokeenation
Leaders of the Cherokee Nation discuss legislation to address criminal jurisdiction issues in the state of Oklahoma during a call with the media.
chickasawnation
The leaders of the Cherokee Nation and the Chickasaw Nation are seeking to enter into compacts to address criminal jurisdiction issues in Oklahoma.
indianhealthservice
For too long, American Indians and Alaska Natives have been last in line.
navajonationembassy
Amid concerns about COVID-19 and public safety, leaders of the Navajo Nation are establishing a permanent home in Washington, D.C., to advocate for their tribe’s needs.
annmariebledsoedownes
A citizen of the Winnebago Tribe will be leading the Indian Country legal team at the Department of the Interior and is among a growing number of Native women in the Biden administration.
wenevergaveup
The Trail of Tears, the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation to Oklahoma, was one of the most inhumane policies in American history – but it wasn’t an isolated incident.
chickasawnationardmore
The Chickasaw Nation is moving forward with two gaming projects in Oklahoma.
williambarrdonaldtrump
The Trump administration tried to undermine tribal treaty rights at the nation’s highest court. Federal prosecutors are now paying the price.