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In 1990, attorneys from the firm litigated the first state case finding that a former Five Tribes restricted allotment was a “dependent Indian community” and that state courts had no jurisdiction to evict an Indian housing authority homebuyer, which resulted in the establishment of the CFR court system in Eastern Oklahoma.

Education

Education

  • Provide counsel to tribes and school boards on tribally-operated elementary and secondary schools funded by Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).
  • Advise tribes on laws related to BIA-funded schools, including:
    • P.L.
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Improving Lives in Indian Country

Working in Indian Country, we understand that improving its infrastructure requires imagination, diligence and persistence. The innovative educational program at the Navajo Nation’s Shiprock Alternative School faced numerous challenges and setbacks due to its crumbling campus.

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