Sumo

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Cherokees go to court over freedmen citizenship

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

Join the online community forum celebrating Native American Culture, Pow Wows, tribes, music, art, and history.

Related Topics

Collapse

  • Skabewis
    Cherokees to appeal Oklahoma poultry pollution lawsuit decision
    by Skabewis
    By Justin Juozapavicius
    Tulsa, Oklahoma (AP)

    The Cherokee Nation is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that blocked the tribe from joining Oklahoma’s water pollution lawsuit against 11 Arkansas poultry companies.

    Cherokee Nation Attorney General Diane Hammons...
    10-01-2009, 10:48 AM
  • Skabewis
    Tribe blocked from joining poultry pollution case
    by Skabewis
    By Justin Juozapavicius
    Tulsa, Oklahoma (AP)

    A federal judge on Sept. 15 blocked a request by the Cherokee Nation to intervene as a plaintiff in Oklahoma’s water pollution lawsuit against 12 Arkansas poultry companies, clearing the way for the case to go to trial.
    ...
    09-29-2009, 01:31 PM
  • Skabewis
    Oklahoma tribe appeals freedmen ruling to high court
    by Skabewis
    By Rochelle Hines
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (AP)

    The Cherokee Nation recently asked the tribe’s highest court to restore a constitutional amendment approved by voters that would deny citizenship to non-Native American descendants of tribal members’ former black slaves.
    ...
    01-31-2011, 02:30 PM
  • Skabewis
    Osage tribe appeals ruling in tax lawsuit
    by Skabewis
    By Rochelle Hines
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (AP)

    The Osage Nation has filed an appeal of a federal court decision that rejected the tribe’s attempt to exempt members who live and work in Osage County from state income taxes.

    The tribe filed the appeal earlier during...
    08-05-2009, 11:41 AM
  • Skabewis
    Court: Cherokee leaders can be sued
    by Skabewis
    By Murray Evans
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (AP)

    A federal appeals court ruled July 29 that descendants of former slaves owned by the Cherokee Nation can sue officers of the tribe, but not the tribe itself.

    The unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court...
    08-05-2008, 03:17 PM

Trending

Collapse

There are no results that meet this criteria.

Sidebar Ad

Collapse
Working...
X