tag: oklahoma

The Great Hall of the U.S. Supreme Court
The nation’s highest court has reversed course when it comes to state jurisdiction in Indian Country.
U.S. Supreme Court
States can prosecute non-Natives for crimes against Native people on tribal lands, the nation’s highest court held in a closely-divided ruling.
U.S. Supreme Court
“This decision will undoubtedly result in an increase in violent crimes being committed in Indian Country,” said Lucy SImpson of the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center.
Fawn Sharp
“The Supreme Court’s decision today is an attack on tribal sovereignty and the hard-fought progress of our ancestors to exercise our inherent sovereignty over our own territories,” said National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp.
Crystal Echo Hawk
“We cannot allow them to take any more power away from us,” says Crystal Echo Hawk, founder and executive director of IllumiNative.
Chuck Hoskin
The U.S. Supreme Court has gone against precedent and basic principles of Indian law, Chief Chuck Hoskin of the Cherokee Nation said.
Muscogee Nation
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling is an “alarming step backward for justice,” the Muscogee Nation said in a statement.
U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court released a long-awaited decision in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta, a contentious case affecting tribal sovereignty.
Wilma Mankiller Quarter
The great Cherokee Nation Chief Wilma Mankiller is remembered for being a defender, mentor, mother and leader.
Speaking Rock Entertainment Center
A closely-divided decision confirms the right of two tribes to offer certain types of gaming in Texas, free of state interference.
Cherokee Nation
The Cherokee Nation has created a blueprint for how all of Indian Country can pursue self-governance agreements.
Speaking Rock Entertainment Center
The days of state governments claiming special authority over Indian Country appear to be numbered, with the nation’s highest court issuing another favorable ruling for tribal interests.
House Committee on Natural Resources
The House Committee on Natural Resources meets for a markup on June 15, 2022.
Sophia Marjanovic at ShutDownDC
The nation’s highest court is winding down a highly controversial term with a ruling hailed by advocates for Native women, the first of three decisions being anticipated in Indian Country.
Cherokee Nation
The days of corrupt dark money in Cherokee politics are over.
House Committee on Natural Resources
The House Committee on Natural Resources meets for a markup on June 8, 2022.
First National Bank & Trust Co.
Changes in the national and global economy can be stressful but adjusting spending now will help prepare you for the road ahead.
Wilma Mankiller Quarter
The Cherokee Nation is celebrating the release of a quarter featuring Wilma Mankiller, who was the first woman elected to lead the tribe.
Cherokee Vote
Please vote like the future of Cherokee Nation depends on it.
Kelli Mosteller
Kelli Mosteller, a citizen of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, is the new executive director of the Harvard University Native American Program.
Kaw Nation - Sacred Red Rock
“It’s really important that we go back and let people know that we are still thriving,” said Galen Cloud of the Muscogee National Council.
Cherokee Nation
All children are a precious gift.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing on H.R.5444
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on H.R.5444, the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies Act.
Cherokee Nation Task Force to Protect Women and Families
At Cherokee Nation we are committed to creating a safe, caring and supportive workplace.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing on H.R.5444
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on H.R.5444, the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies Act.
Cherokee Medicine Keeper Signing
The Cherokee people’s connection to the land and nature has always been central to our way of life.
U.S. Supreme Court
An unprecedented leak from the nation’s highest court is coming amid extreme uncertainty for tribes and their sovereign rights.
John G. Roberts Jr. and Stephen G. Breyer
After nearly two hours of debate, the nation’s highest court took on a criminal case with implications for tribal communities across the country.
Cherokee Nation
For almost two years, our tribal government made the hard choice to suspend official in-person gatherings with Cherokee communities.
Chuck Hoskin
“We can work together,” Cherokee Nation Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. said of ongoing efforts to address public safety in Indian Country.
U.S. Supreme Court - Oklahoma v. Carlos-Huerta
The U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta, No. 21-429, on April 27, 2022.
The Guardian
A case of child neglect in Indian Country has become the subject of a hot-button dispute before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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.
U.S. Supreme Court
The nation’s highest court is set for another tribal sovereignty showdown as the state of Oklahoma continues efforts to weaken a landmark treaty rights decision.
Cherokee Nation
Public schools are central to communities across the Cherokee Nation Reservation in northeast Oklahoma.
Spiro Mounds
Great cities abounded in ancient Native America, including the Spiro Mounds in eastern Oklahoma.
Cherokee Nation Foundation
For generations, education has been deeply important to the Cherokee people.
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.
House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - The Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities
The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds an oversight hearing titled “The Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities.”
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing on H.R.4715, H.R.5715, and H.R.6707
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on three bills of interest in Indian Country.