Monday, August 4, 2008

"Equity and Good Conscience"

While the case against the Cherokee Nation as a whole was dismissed, the appeals court remanded the case against tribal officials and others – including Principal Chief Chad Smith and the Cherokee Nation Tribal Council – back to the District of Columbia District Court.

“The District Court must determine whether ‘in equity and good conscience’ the suit can proceed with the Cherokee Nation’s officers, but without the Cherokee Nation itself,” wrote Griffith.

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(If so the Freedmen will now get their lesson in dealing with the BIA an arm of the DOI - either way actually they'll get lessons in dealing with the BIA and they thought slavery was bad - boy if equity ever favored any one in this case it's the Cherokee People (those of us with a CHEROKEE ANCESTOR)