Native Nations & Rural America: An Unlikely Partnership?

(Source) Introduction In the wake of McGirt v. Oklahoma, Tribes across America celebrate the Supreme Court’s reaffirmation of tribal sovereignty and self-governance. In the landmark case, the Court held that the Muscogee Creek reservation had not been disestablished and that criminal jurisdiction remained with the Tribe and the federal government – not the state. This

A New Battleground for Equality Rights

Jessica Flores analyzes several states’ refusal to comply with a federal order granting benefits to same-sex couples in the National Guard and how the decision reflects equality rights.