Native American Supreme Court decisions

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1902 - Cherokee Nation v Hitchcock
right to live according to their own laws and traditions
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1903 - Lone Wolf v Hitchcock
NEGATIVE - gave the US gov the ability to revoke all treaties made with Native American Tribes - led to the further acquisition of Indian lands
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1948 - Harrison v Laveen
:) agreed if Natives met the qualifications they could vote BUT other states in the West continued to restrict voting rights of Indians
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1974 - Oneida v Oneida and Madison Counties
the right to sue for the return of tribal land
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1976 - Fisher v Montana
secured the right for tribal courts to decide on all issues related to the adoption of Indian children
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1980 - US v Sioux Nation
compensation of 17.5 million plus interest since 1877 (106 million in total) BUT the Sioux tribe refused the money, preferring the return of their land instead
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1982 - Seminole Tribe v Butterworth
the right to establish gambling enterprises on reservations regardless of state laws
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1986 - Charrier v Bell
remains dug from traditional Native land belong to the NA community in Louisiana. this would be the case in 30 states and passed as an act in 1990
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1903 - Lone Wolf v Hitchcock

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NEGATIVE - gave the US gov the ability to revoke all treaties made with Native American Tribes - led to the further acquisition of Indian lands

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1948 - Harrison v Laveen

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1974 - Oneida v Oneida and Madison Counties

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1976 - Fisher v Montana

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