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Native Peoples Law Lawyers In Peggs Oklahoma

Peggs is a small unincorporated community of 100 residents in Cherokee County, Oklahoma, United States. The post office was established December 6, 1899. It was named for Thomas Pegg, acting principal chief of the Cherokee Nation during the Civil War. A large minority of its residents are Native American, most of them members of 10 tribal groups such as the Cherokee Nation and the Muscogee Creek Nation. One of Oklahoma's deadliest tornados hit Peggs on May 2, 1920, killing 71 people.

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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