Why I Don't Celebrate July 4th & the SCOTUS Attack on Tribal Sovereignty

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Thu, 07/07/2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am

The Supreme Court upended two hundred years of settled law regarding criminal jurisdiction in Indian country last week in Castro-Huerta v. Oklahoma. In an opinion stemming from the McGirt case, the shocking decision asserted that there is a presumption of state criminal jurisdiction that must be preempted in Indian country, undermining tribal sovereignty and threatening the safety and security of Native people. Join us for this episode of AMERICAN STANDOFF and how this recent decision is a return to the colonial form of the occupation of Native nations' homelands.

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