Creek (Muscogee) Tribe

On July 27, 2022, an interesting hearing was held in the U.S. Senate. The topic at hand was the controversy over the Oklahoma Descendants of Freedmen, pitting certain blacks against certain Indian tribes which had owned their ancestors.    For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published August 22nd, 2022, on VDARE.COM.

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Two years ago, in McGirt v. Oklahoma, the Supreme Court ruled that the Muscogee Tribe of Oklahoma still has an Indian reservation. This led to the current legal understanding that six Oklahoma tribes have reservations, comprising 43% of Oklahoma’s territory, including the city of Tulsa. It’s a preposterous ruling which may leads to all sorts […]

Continue reading about Recent Supreme Court Decision Slightly Limits Reach of McGirt. But Congress Still Needs to Act to Fix the Problem.

Two years ago, the Supreme Court imposed a revolutionary ruling on the state of Oklahoma, and it’s still unraveling. In McGirt v. Oklahoma, and its companion case Sharp v. Murphy, the Supreme Court decreed that the Creek (Muscogee) Indian reservation had never been abolished and still exists. That understanding was expanded to declare that the […]

Continue reading about Misguided McGirt Decision Makes a Muddle in Oklahoma

The Supreme Court has ruled that the former Creek (Muscogee) land in Oklahoma is, at least for criminal law purposes, still tribal land. Where will this lead? There are many possible complications, and it could affect most of eastern Oklahoma. The majority opinion was written by Justice Neil Gorsuch, the dissent by Chief Justice John […]

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