Muscogee Creek Nation Issues Response To Gov. Stitt's Call For Negotiations

Monday, January 25th 2021, 8:41 am
By: News On 6

The Muscogee Creek Nation issued a response to Governor Kevin Stitt's release calling on the state's tribes to enter into formal negotiations with the state regarding the McGirt Supreme Court ruling with a release of its own.

The release said in part, "We have also clearly stated that we are open to discussions, but first and foremost the Governor must respect our authority as a Sovereign Nation."

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The nation also said in the release that before negotiations start, there needs to be in-depth conversations.

It also said it believes the best options for both Native and non-native Oklahomans is through strengthening sovereignty and tribal capacities.