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Native Peoples Law Lawyers In Santa Elena Texas

Santa Elena is an unincorporated community in Starr County, Texas, United States. It is situated along FM 755 in northeastern Starr County, approximately six miles northwest of San Isidro. According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population of 64 in 2000. The community was established in the late 1800s. The population peaked at around 200 in the early 1930s. Today, Santa Elena is a small, dispersed rural community. Although it is unincorporated, Santa Elena has a post office, with the ZIP code of 78591. Public education in the community is provided by the San Isidro Independent School District.

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 Texas

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