Tag: Cherokee Nation

Podcasts

This Land

An 1839 assassination of a Cherokee leader. A 1999 small town murder. Two crimes collide in a Supreme Court case that will decide the fate of one man and nearly half of the land in Oklahoma. Hosted by Rebecca Nagle, Oklahoma journalist...

Episodes

1. The Case

This Land - June 3, 2019 - 24:24
The Supreme Court is about to make a decision that will determine the future of five tribes and nearly half the land in Oklahoma, and it all starts with a murder on the side of the road in 1999. Learn more: thislandpodcast.com

2. The Tribe

This Land - June 10, 2019 - 30:29
Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation spans 11 counties across Eastern Oklahoma. This land is now at stake, and the tribe’s legal team headed to D.C. to make its case in front of the Supreme Court.Learn more: thislandpodcast.com

3. The Opposition

This Land - June 17, 2019 - 26:17
There are some very powerful groups set against Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Who are they? What's their motivation? And what arguments are they using to win their case in Court?Learn more: thislandpodcast.com

4. The Treaty

This Land - June 24, 2019 - 32:42
A Cherokee leader is murdered in 1839 for signing a treaty with the United States, but the promise he died for was broken. Learn more: thislandpodcast.com

5. The Land Grab

This Land - July 1, 2019 - 31:24
The geography of this country was reshaped in the late 1800s and depending on who tells it, it's either a story of good intentions...or one of outright theft.

6. The Postponement

This Land - July 8, 2019 - 25:27
The Supreme Court punted a decision on Carpenter v. Murphy to the next term. What does this mean for the tribes?

7. Still Bleeding

This Land - July 15, 2019 - 30:47
Tribes are asking that the Supreme Court keep the promises that it made to them, because what's lost when those promises are broken is much more than just land.