• Stigler Act amendment signed by Trump

    Stigler Act amendment signed by Trump0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Blood quantum requirement eliminated for land heirs OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Two words have changed an issue that has plagued Native land ownership since 1947, ‘any and all.’ Which means any tribal member of all tribes now has the ability to hold restricted land since President Donald Trump signed legislation amending the Stigler Act

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  • Stigler Act amendment passed through Senate

    Stigler Act amendment passed through Senate0

    By: Liz Gray/Reporter Bill remains on Capitol Hill WASHINGTON — A long-running land issue is on its way to resolve. H.R. 2606, ‘The Stigler Act Amendments of 2018,’ passed through the Senate on Dec. 13 by unanimous consent with amendments made by Oklahoma Senators James Lankford and Jim Inhofe. The amended bill will be passed

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  • House passes amendments to Stigler Act

    House passes amendments to Stigler Act1

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer H.R. 2606 aimed at removing blood quantum requirements for restricted land status WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed amendments to the Stigler Act aimed at removing blood quantum requirements for restricted land status. H.R. 2606, introduced in May 2017 by Oklahoma Congressmen Tom Cole, Markwayne Mullin, Frank Lucas

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