Read the latest news on the McGirt decision and the Cherokee Nation’s work to protect our sovereignty.
For months, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has criticized the “dysfunctional chaos” of a landmark Supreme Court ruling that changed how crimes involving Native Americans are prosecuted. Tribal nations have pushed back against that narrative. On Monday, several leaders...
The core of the state's argument is that the McGirt ruling has led to "ongoing chaos affecting every corner of daily life in Oklahoma," and that the Supreme Court must overturn its decision to fix matters. But "the chaos is not there," Cherokee Nation Principal Chief...
Tulsa World: Cherokee chief says governor’s challenge of McGirt ruling will be met with ‘determined opposition’ during State of the Nation address
“What Oklahoma had 113 years to do, we are doing in a matter of months,” Hoskin said referring to the aftermath of the McGirt decision.
Statement from Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin, Jr. on Oklahoma Attorney General Asking Supreme Court to Overturn Historic McGirt Decision
"The United States government promised us, through treaty, a reservation and the authority to govern our citizens. It has been over a year since the Supreme Court's McGirt decision reaffirmed that promise, during which tribes have worked closely with local, state and...