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Analysis of the arguments: Judges doubt the ramifications of a vast Indian reservation in Oklahoma

By Ronald Mann November 27, 2018 at 6:24 p.m. Lisa S. Blatt for the Petitioner This morning brought to the judges a momentous case of a different kind. Carpenter v. Murphy does not raise issues of actual innocence, ineffective assistance of counsel, or permissible methods of execution. Rather, it poses a different kind of question […]

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Is half of Oklahoma an Indian reservation? The Supreme Court examines the merits

“There is a fundamental principle of law that stems from Sherlock Holmes, which is the dog that did not bark,” he said. “And how come none of this has been acknowledged by anyone or affirmed by the Creek Nation, as far as I know, for 100 years?” Ian H. Gershengorn, an attorney for Mr. Murphy, […]

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Should eastern Oklahoma be considered an Indian reservation? : NPR

The Supreme Court is hearing a landmark case in which it will have to decide whether nearly half of Oklahoma, a vast area including much of Tulsa, is an Indian reservation. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: Today the Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the entire eastern half of Oklahoma should be considered an Indian reservation. […]

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When Native Americans were forcibly removed from a Mendocino Indian Reservation

More California Coastal Trail During our team’s research for the “California Coastal Trail” episode which focuses on MacKerricher State Park in Mendocino County, we learned that the land that is now the park was once part of the reservation. Mendocino Indian, a strip of land ten miles long and three and a half miles wide. […]

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Water Leases Drive Recall Effort at Colorado River Indian Reservation | Local News

From the start, tribesmen were taught how to farm, said Tamilyn Ameelyenah, an encore supporter who works on the reservation for a private Tempe-based home-care company. “We live off the water. We ate fish. We grew our melons, our squash. We are the protectors of water,” Ameelyenah said. Patch, the tribe’s president, agreed that culturally, […]

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Horrific crimes on Indian reservation in Montana lead to prison sentences |

MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press Two defendants were sentenced to lengthy federal prison terms last year for gruesome, back-to-back crimes against children that rocked residents of a Montana Indian reservation and prompted tribal leaders to blame rampant drug use. . US District Judge Brian Morris sentenced a Fort Peck reservation woman to 20 years in prison for […]

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Pechanga Indian Reservation – Inland Empire Community News

Photo credit: joefidelio.files.wordpress.com Local advertising The Pechanga Resort and Casino is an Indian casino located on the Pechanga Indian Reservation in Temecula, California. It is the largest casino in the state of California. With 3,400 slot machines and approximately 188,000 square feet of gaming space. Stella and I joined a busload of people from the […]

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Lakota: Skateboarding at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

JTo the outside world, the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, home to the Lakota people, is known as one of the poorest regions in the United States. Historically, in 1890 it was the site of the Wounded Knee Massacre. In recent years, its population – as high as 40,000, by some estimates – […]

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Who is responsible when non-Indians settle on Indian reserve land?

Supreme Court justices on Wednesday questioned attorneys on whether tribal sovereignty over Indian reservations applied to non-Indian settlements in a case that could affect Indian reservation boundaries and tribal rights to jurisdiction over those settlements. lands. Nebraska v. Parker implicates an 1882 act of Congress that authorized the sale of a small portion of Omaha […]

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Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is fighting youth suicides

“It was cold, it was dark and there was a row of trees with ropes hanging from the branches,” he said. “I was grateful that I was able to get there without finding anyone hanging from those ropes.” “It’s just a common thing,” 15-year-old Myra Slow Bear said of suicide attempts on the reservation. Her […]

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As Obama makes rare presidential visit to Indian reservation, past US betrayals loom

President Obama made his first visit as president to an Indian reservation, where he touted his administration’s progress with Native Americans. (WhiteHouse.gov) CANNONBALL, ND — This isolated town nestled in the rolling prairie of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Nation is so small its only formal sign is a rock spray-painted with “C. Ball.” But […]

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Obama takes historic trip to Indian reservation

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama also plan to attend the reservation’s annual Cannon Ball Flag Day celebration, which honors Native American veterans. For some at Standing Rock, the President’s trip is a long-awaited source of excitement and recognition. The last time Obama visited Indian Country, as a candidate in 2008, he was greeted […]

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Responses to Rosebud Indian Reservation story: ‘No one cares because no one realizes these people exist’

While blogging here last week, I recently wrote a Stanford Medicine magazine story on the catastrophic health statistics of the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. My piece came after following a group of Stanford students who travel there every year to volunteer and learn about health disparities in the United States. Although heartbreaking and […]

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This isolated Indian reservation is the most dangerous place in the country

Google Maps The Wind River Indian Reservation retains significant status in Wyoming. It is said to be Sacagawea’s final resting place. It is also home to the only two casinos in the state. And its crime rate is said to be five to seven times higher than the national average. Today, The New York Times […]

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Brutal crime grips the Wind River Indian Reservation

Nicknamed “the thrust”, it is inspired by the military strategy of the war in Iraq, around 2007, which helped to change the course of the conflict. Hundreds of officers from the National Park Service and other federal agencies swarmed the reservations, and crime was reduced on three of the four reservations – including a 68% […]