CheckPoint Legislation Legacy

CheckPoint Legislation Legacy - The Osage claim that the...

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CheckPoint: Legislation Legacy A current issue between Native Americans and the federal government comes from an article titles Osage Stands Firm in Reservation Dispute by Carol Berry. This article talks about the Osage Tribe stating that the Osage Allotment Act of 1906 did not disestablish their reservation in Oklahoma. Currently, the case is being heard by the 10th U.S. Circuit of Appeals. The major controversy is the wording of the Osage Allotment Act.
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Unformatted text preview: The Osage claim that the Act did not disestablish their reservation. They also claim that because the reservation was not eradicated, the Osage Indians who live and work on the land that supposedly belongs to the Reservation have been paying state and federal taxes when they do not have to. The legislation that I believe is linked to this issue has to do with the deals and promises made when the Native Americans ceded their land to the United States....
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course ETH 125 taught by Professor Jameshenderson during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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