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Native Peoples Law Lawyers In Brighton Illinois

Brighton is a village located mostly in Macoupin County, Illinois and partially in Jersey County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 2,196, and the population was 2,376 in the 2008 official US Census estimate. The village's current mayor is Wayne Schafer. Brighton is a part of the Metro-East region and the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area.

What is native peoples law?

Native Peoples Law is the area of law related to those peoples indigenous to the continent at the time of European colonization specifically Native Indians, Native Hawaiians, Alaska Natives and other native groups. Attorneys who practice native peoples law handle cases involving disputes related to the limited power of the federal government to regulate tribe property and activity, and cases involving unlawful discrimination against native peoples.

Answers to native peoples law issues in Illinois

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