Black Creek Descendants Owed Citizenship, Tribal Court Told

By Caleb Symons (December 2, 2022, 8:43 PM EST) -- Two people whose Black ancestors were enrolled in the Muscogee (Creek) Nation after the Civil War say the Oklahoma tribe owes them citizenship under a 19th-century treaty, despite its tightening its criteria more than 40 years ago to exclude the descendants of tribe-owned slaves....

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