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Native Peoples Law Lawyers In Santa Clara New Mexico

Santa Clara is a village in Grant County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 3,944 at the 2000 census. Today a bedroom community for nearby Silver City, Santa Clara has experienced substantial growth in recent years.

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 New Mexico

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