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Native Peoples Law Lawyers In Waurika Oklahoma

Waurika is a city in Jefferson County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 1,988 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Jefferson County. The name is the Comanche compound woarʉhka 'worm eater' from woa 'worm' + tʉhka 'eat' and presumably refers to a group of Comanche living in the area or to some early European settlers. Such humorous insulting names were common in Comanche culture.

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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