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[To establish United States court in Indian Territory.] by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Territories

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Written in English


  • Cherokee Indians,
  • Chickasaw Indians,
  • Creek Indians

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Pagination1146 p.
Number of Pages1146
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Open LibraryOL15956079M

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MEMORIAL Of The DELEGATES Of The CHEROKEE, CREEK, CHOCTAW, CHICKASAW And SEMINOLE NATION Of INDIANS, Remonstrating Against the Passage of Senate Bill No. to Establish a United States Court in the Indian Territory and for other Purposes. Senate. 45th Congress. 3d Session. Mis. Doc. No. [[United States Congress].] on *FREE* shipping on Author: [United States Congress].   Court of] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Indian Territory Reports ; Cases Determined in the United States Court of Appeals for the Indian Territory Court of: : BooksAuthor: United States. Court of Appeals. Indian Territory: Law and Related Material: Year and Volume. Title/Description. Law Online: An Act to provide for the allotment of lands in severalty to Indians on the various reservations, and to extend the protection of the laws of the United States and the territories over the Indians, and for other purposes aka Dawes Act: Yale Law School. Indian Territory, originally “all of that part of the United States west of the Mississippi, and not within the States of Missouri and Louisiana, or the Territory of Arkansas.” Never an organized territory, it was soon restricted to the present state of Oklahoma, excepting the panhandle and Greer.

This innovative reappraisal of federal courts in Indian Territory shows how the United States Congress used judicial reform to suppress the Five Tribes’ governments and clear the way for Oklahoma statehood. Historians Jeffrey Burton traces the changing relationship between the federal government and the distinctive institutions of the Indian republics, from the post-Civil War Reconstruction. The Indian Territory and the Indian Territories are terms that generally describe an evolving land area set aside by the United States Government for the relocation of Native Americans who held aboriginal title to their land. In general, the tribes ceded land they occupied in exchange for land grants in The concept of an Indian Territory was an outcome of the US federal government's 18th. The court had original jurisdiction over criminal matters not punishable by death or hard labor and civil matters to which at least one citizen of the United States was a party. The court could not hear cases that arose “between persons of Indian blood only.” (id., §6). The statute permitted Supreme Court review in civil cases with.   The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that 3 million acres of eastern Oklahoma, including the state's second-largest city, is part of a reservation of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, effectively ending.

  7 v. Cases determined in the United States Court of Appeals for the Indian Territory, Each volume has a subject index. When Oklahoma became a state in , and state and federal district courts were created, the United States court in the Indian Teritory ceased, and cases were transferred to the new courts. Oklahoma Territory was an organized territory of the United States from May 2, , until Novem , when Oklahoma became the 46th state. It consisted of the western area of what is now the State of eastern area consisted of the last remnant of Indian Indian Territory, also known as The Indian Country, The Indian territory or the Indian territories, was land. The court ruled that there was no statute of limitation in force in Indian Territory which gave it authority to hear cases involving default of debt going back to the Civil War. Congress authorized creation of Oklahoma Territory on May 2, (26 STAT. 81) with a court at Guthrie. Indian Territory was divided into three Judicial Divisions. The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is a federally-recognized Native American tribe based in the U.S. state of nation descends from the historic Creek Confederacy, a large group of indigenous peoples of the Southeastern al languages include Muscogee, Yuchi, Natchez, Alabama, and Koasati, with Muscogee retaining the largest number of speakers.