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Native Peoples Law Lawyers In Indianola Nebraska

Indianola is a city in Red Willow County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 642 at the 2000 census. On 27 March 2004, a fire that started in the town's only grocery store destroyed the store and the city offices. In its early days, Indianola was the county seat of Red Willow County. After the railroad opted to locate it's mid-point terminal on the Omaha to Denver route in McCook rather than in Indianola (McCook offered free land for the rail yard whereas a private citizen in Indianola requested a large sum for his land thinking it was a done deal), population shifted to McCook and after several attempts, some violent, the county offices were moved to McCook. Located in the City Park of Indianola is the grave of a Pawnee Indian woman who died of wounds received at the battle between the Sioux and Pawnee tribes at Massacre Canyon just east of Trenton, Nebraska. Originally she was buried northwest of town on a bluff overlooking Coon Creek. In the 1970s it became obvious that erosion would eventually destroy her gravesite and the citizens of Indianola financed the reburial of her remains in the City Park.

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 Nebraska

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