From a New York Times article:
- The 5-to-4 decision, potentially one of the most consequential legal victories for Native Americans in decades, could have far-reaching implications for the 1.8 million people who live across what is now deemed “Indian Country” by the high court.
- Justice Neil M. Gorsuch said that Congress had granted the Creek a reservation, and that the United States needed to abide by its promises.
The outcome could have far-reaching implications for the State of Oklahoma and its citizens as it relates to property rights and land titles, taxation, and other matters involving tribal affairs.
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