Journey to Wellness in Indian Country: “‘Each tribal victory; we have to take two steps back”

Journey to Wellness in Indian Country: “‘Each tribal victory; we have to take two steps back”


Three months after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the about half the land in Oklahoma is within reservation boundaries, a decision that not only had far-reaching implications for criminal law but which seemed to reaffirm some promises and treaties made with Indian people, the EPA invoked a 2005 law that effectively strips dozens of tribes of their sovereignty over critical environmental issues.