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Native Peoples Law Lawyers In Rufe Oklahoma

Rufe is a community in western McCurtain County, Oklahoma, 10 miles northwest of Wright City, Oklahoma. A United States Post Office was established at Rufe, Indian Territory on February 13, 1903. It was named for Rufus Wilson, son of Mattie Wilson, first postmaster. Until the advent of Oklahoma’s statehood in 1907 Rufe was located in Cedar County, Choctaw Nation, in the Indian Territory. Its residents had much in common with those of other communities in the area, some of which, such as Rattan, Oklahoma are now included in Pushmataha County, Oklahoma.

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.

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