2 Oklahoma Tribes Settle 5-Year-Old Water Suit With State, Oklahoma City
(August 11, 2016, 10:49 AM EDT) -- OKLAHOMA CITY — Two Oklahoma Native American tribes and the State of Oklahoma have agreed to resolve the tribes’ five-year-old lawsuit over water being taken from tribal lands by Oklahoma City, according to an Aug. 10 federal court order (Chickasaw Nation, et al. v. Mary Fallin, et al., No. 11-927, W.D. Okla.).
(Order available. Document #95-160908-001R.)
In 2011, the Chickasaw and Choctaw nations sued Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, various state officials, the City of Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma City Water Utility Trust in the U.S....