Statement from Cherokee Nation Principal Chief on Supreme Court Arguments in Oklahoma v. Castro Huerta

April 27, 2022

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following arguments today at the United States Supreme Court in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin, Jr. issued the following statement:

“Today’s Supreme Court arguments reaffirmed what tribes have said all along: the state of Oklahoma has neither the facts nor the law on its side. The Justices heard clear arguments that explain how the state’s demand to undermine tribal sovereignty is inconsistent with legal precedent, the intent of Congress, and the basics of Indian law.”

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