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What SCOTUS' McGirt v. Oklahoma means for Native tribes

Clip: 09/16/2020 | 4m 48s Video has closed captioning.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled recently that much of eastern Oklahoma remains Native land. The decision granted jurisdictional control for most criminal justice cases to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and four neighboring tribal nations. Now, members of Congress and tribal leaders are meeting to discuss issues facing Native Americans. Jeffrey Brown reports on the momentous impact of McGirt v. Oklahoma.

Aired: 09/16/20

Rating: NR

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