IRAC: Hitchcock - Uriel Lopez Ethnic Studies 144AC Professor Fleming(F)IRAC Lone Wolf v Hitchcock(1902 Facts \u25cf \u25cf \u25cf \u25cf Lone Wolf was a Kiowa

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Uriel Lopez Ethnic Studies 144AC Professor Fleming February 25, 2013 (F)IRAC: Lone Wolf v. Hitchcock (1902) Facts : Lone Wolf was a Kiowa Indian chief (lived in Indian Country created by Medicine Lodge Treaty of 1867) Provision in ML Treaty required that 3/4 of males in Kiowa, Apache and Comanche tribes agree to subsequent changes in treaty. In 1892, Congress attempted to alter the reservation lands granted to the tribes. In enacting the relevant legislation, Congress substantively changed the terms of the treaty and opened 2 million acres of reservation lands to settlement by non-Indians. Lone Wolf filed a complaint on behalf of the three tribes in the Supreme Court of District of Columbia arguing that Congress' change had violated ML Treaty. Case was dismissed, Lone Wolf and tribes appealed to Supreme Court. Issue : Did Congress have the authority to change the conditions of the 1867 Treaty and open
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