African-Native American Genealogy Forum
Descendants of Slaves Can Sue Chief for Membership
From the Washington Post:
"Descendants of slaves owned by members of the Cherokee Nation can sue the current chief in an attempt to restore their tribal memberships, a federal appeals court ruled Friday."
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