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Supreme Court Ruling ‘Reaffirmed’ Tribal Sovereignty

This story was originally published by Indian Country Today. In the 5-4 decision, the nation’s highest court said Congress never explicitly “disestablished” the 1866 boundaries of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. “Today we are asked whether the land these treaties promised remains an Indian reservation for purposes of federal criminal law. Because Congress has not said […]