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Native Peoples Law Lawyers In Lascassas Tennessee

Lascassas (also Las Casas or Las Cassas) is an unincorporated community in Rutherford County, Tennessee, near the city of Murfreesboro. Its geographic coordinates are 35°55'49"N, 86°17'28"W. The community's namesake is Bartolome de las Casas (1474-1566), a Spanish missionary on Christopher Columbus' third expedition who was known as the "Apostle of the Indians" in recognition of his efforts to protect the native population from slavery and abuse. Lascassas is the site of a public elementary school operated by the Rutherford County school district and enrolling students from pre-kindergarten through grade 8. Current enrollment is about 855 students. The American actor John M. Picard was born in Lascassas in 1913 and died on a farm near there in 1993 of injuries sustained in an attack by a bull.

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 Tennessee

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