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Supreme Court backs Omaha Tribe in reservation boundary case


The Omaha Tribe secured a major victory on Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a closely-watched challenge to its reservation boundaries.

After just two months of deliberations in the long-running case, the justices determined that Congress did not diminish the reservation when it opened some areas to non-Indians. The ruling was unanimous and its confirms that the village of Pender has always been Indian Country.


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