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1866 Treaty in effect for Delaware,...?

Sullivan introduces bill to reestablish federal recognition of Delaware Tribe
By E-E Staff Report

U.S. Representative John Sullivan has introduced a bill in Congress that seeks to provide a monetary settlement to the Bartlesville-based Delaware Tribe of Indians and would, in the eyes of tribal officials, help reestablish the tribe’s federal status.

In a long-running dispute with the Cherokee Nation based in Tahlequah, the Delaware seek to restore the federal recognition granted to the tribe then subsequently stripped through a series of court decisions culminating in 2004.

The Cherokees have maintained that the tribe...

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