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Congress granted Eastern Oklahoma to Native tribes in the 19th century.

Over the past 50 years, the Supreme Court has ignored and reversed long-standing principles of federal Indian law that protected tribal sovereignty - a trend seen most recently in a ruling from late June which wiped away “centuries of tradition and practice". Read more»

Flags of some of the 39 tribal nations in Oklahoma.

Limiting McGirt v. Oklahoma, the Supreme Court reinstated a state court conviction and allowed that the federal government and states have concurrent jurisdiction to prosecute crimes committed by non-Indians against Indians in Indian country. Read more»