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Native Peoples Law Lawyers In Oologah Oklahoma

Oologah is a town in Rogers County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 883 at the 2000 census. In 1991 a devastating tornado destroyed the north side of Oologah, including the town's public school. Renowned humorist Will Rogers was born on a ranch two miles east of Oologah, though he usually claimed Claremore as his birthplace, "because nobody but an Indian can pronounce 'Oologah. '" Oologah was named for Oologah (Dark Cloud), a Cherokee chief. The post office was opened May 25, 1891.

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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