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Oklahoma Governor Taps Commission to Make Recommendations on Path Forward after McGirt Decision

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.  — The U.S. Supreme Court’s historic July 9 decision that ruled the Muscogee (Creek) Nation reservation was never disestablished by Congress, thereby altering the state of Oklahoma’s legal jurisdiction in the eastern portion of the state, has created a need for tribal, state and federal officials to establish new ground rules moving forward.



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Protests Held at Cherokee Nation Over Proposed Deal with Oklahoma AG

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Enduring extreme summer temperatures under a blue Oklahoma sky, with a heat index of more than 100 degrees, nearly a hundred tribal citizens protested outside the W.W. Keeler Complex, the Cherokee Nation’s headquarters in Tahlequah, on Monday afternoon. They arrived to voice their displeasure with tribal leadership’s endorsement of the agreement released last Thursday by Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter.



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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

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Native youth leader Marco Ovando testifies before a U.S. House subcommittee hearing about mental health and healing. (Screenshot)

Native youth talk about struggles of mental health issues during COVID-19

Leaders of three Oklahoma tribes say more dialog is needed on jurisdiction


The post Tuesday, July 21, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.



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