Federal Court Decides Yankton Reservation not Disestablished

by Brad Jolly, Partner
Dec 28, 2007

The Federal Court for the District of South Dakota has held that the Yankton Sioux Reservation has not been disestablished and remains under the jurisdiction of the Tribal and federal governments. The State of South Dakota and Charles Mix County have been arguing that the reservation was disestablished in the 1800s and, therefore, no longer exists.

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