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Allan on December 10th, 2023

Information from the 2020 census is now being released. There’s plenty of material of interest. For the entire blog entry, click here. Blog entry by Allan Wall, published September 29th, 2023, on VDARE.COM.

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McGirt doctrine returns to the Supreme Court where it began, only to be bounced back down. For the entire blog entry, click here. Blog entry by Allan Wall, published August 12th, 2023, on VDARE.COM.

Continue reading about Supreme Court Continues Oklahoma’s McGirt Fiasco, Upholds 10th Circuit On Speeding Ticket Case

By statehood in 1907, all Indian reservations in Oklahoma were abolished. But the Supreme Court’s McGirt decision in 2020 declared that the Creek reservation is still, at least for criminal law purposes, a reservation. This was expanded to also refer to the Cherokee, Seminole, Choctaw, Chickasaw and Quapaw tribes, which are now also said to have reservations.  […]

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In a recent Oklahoma court case, the McGirt precedent did not apply to the Kickapoo Tribe. At least not for now For the entire blog entry, click here. Blog entry by Allan Wall, published January 21st, 2023, on VDARE.COM.

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Two years ago, in McGirt v. Oklahoma, the Supreme Court ruled that the Muscogee Tribe of Oklahoma still has an Indian reservation. This led to the current legal understanding that six Oklahoma tribes have reservations, comprising 43% of Oklahoma’s territory, including the city of Tulsa. It’s a preposterous ruling which may leads to all sorts […]

Continue reading about Recent Supreme Court Decision Slightly Limits Reach of McGirt. But Congress Still Needs to Act to Fix the Problem.

Two years ago, the Supreme Court imposed a revolutionary ruling on the state of Oklahoma, and it’s still unraveling. In McGirt v. Oklahoma, and its companion case Sharp v. Murphy, the Supreme Court decreed that the Creek (Muscogee) Indian reservation had never been abolished and still exists. That understanding was expanded to declare that the […]

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The land runs form an important part of Oklahoma history. But now, with the war on American heritage, the Oklahoma land runs are under attack, even in a city (Oklahoma City) which was founded by a land run. For the entire blog entry, click here. Blog entry by Allan Wall, published February 3rd, 2021, on […]

Continue reading about Land Run Monument Removed from Community College in City Founded by Land Run

The Supreme Court has ruled that the former Creek (Muscogee) land in Oklahoma is, at least for criminal law purposes, still tribal land. Where will this lead? There are many possible complications, and it could affect most of eastern Oklahoma. The majority opinion was written by Justice Neil Gorsuch, the dissent by Chief Justice John […]

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Allan on October 20th, 2018

Well, the results of Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test are out, and yes indeed, she does have a small amount of American Indian ancestry.  What is the significance of that? For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published October 18th, 2018, on VDARE.COM.

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The Oklahoma City school board has voted unanimously to change the names of three schools named after Confederate generals. One of these schools is named after Oklahoma’s own Stand Watie, a Cherokee Confederate General. For the entire blog entry, click here. Blog by Allan Wall, published October 26th, 2017, on VDARE.COM.

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