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By Richard Gunderman
Indiana University 

Tribal groups warn Inhofe bill could undermine sovereignty


August 14, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Legislation being discussed by some members of Oklahoma's congressional delegation to address a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision threatens to undermine tribal sovereignty, several Native American groups warned in a letter this week to Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe.

The leaders of eight separate tribal organizations, including the National Congress of American Indians and the Association on American Indian Affairs, wrote to Inhofe on Thursday outlining their concerns.

"It has come to our attention that staff members of the Oklahoma congressional delegation have formed a...

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