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Native Peoples Law Lawyers In Checotah Oklahoma

Checotah is a city in McIntosh County, Oklahoma, United States, named for the first elected Chief of the Creek Nation after the Civil War, Samuel Checote. The population was 3,481 at the 2000 census. Checotah is home to a large number of antique malls, a Civil War battle site and a downtown historic district. Checotah claims to be Steerwrestling Capital of the World. It is the hometown of 2005 American Idol winner and Country Superstar Carrie Underwood and country music singer Mel McDaniel as well as Paul H. Carr, the WWII naval hero, for whom the USS Carr (FFG-52) is named. The telephone area code is 918 and the postal ZIP code is 74426.

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 Oklahoma

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