Congress Never Intended To Shrink Omaha Reservation Boundaries, United States Says

(January 4, 2016, 8:22 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court should affirm rulings by three courts that more than 50,000 acres in Nebraska, including the town of Pender, are still part of the Omaha Indian Reservation because Congress never expressed “clear and plain” intent in an 1882 statute to diminish the size of the reservation, the United States argues in a Dec. 16 response brief on the merits (State of Nebraska, et al. v. Mitch Parker, et al., No. 14-1406, U.S. Sup.; 2015 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 4659)....
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