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The Cherokee Freedmen Dispute, Legal Background, Analysis, and Proposed Legislation, a Congressional Research Service, click here

Article Runs: "Dems call for DOJ probe of Indian tribes", click here

Tanya Snyder's Capitol News Connection Radio Show on the Freedmen, click here

May 7th, 2009, Boren and Cole do not support Civil Rights for the Freedmen. Click here

April 15th, 2009 BREAKING NEWS, Congressman Barney Frank asked Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate the Five Civilized Tribes treatment of Freedmen, click here


April 30th, 2009 Breaking NEWS! Six prominent members of the US Congress asked Attorney General Eric Holder to open up an investigation on the dis-enrollment and unjust treatment of the Freedmen, click here

Breaking News in the Cherokee Freedmen Case in the CNO Court, click here

Chad Smith of the CNO sued poor Cherokee Freedmen for demanding their civil rights. Remember the German shepherd dogs sicked on black people marching in Alabama and Mississippi for civil rights, click here

Cherokee suit against the freedmen, click here.

Breaking NEWS! Court of Appeals Rule for Cherokee Freedmen, click here

PRESS RELEASE Velie & Velie, Cherokee Freedmen, click here

RADIO SHOW KPFA 94.1 Anita Johnson discusses the Freedman and Cherokee expulsion issue. Marilyn Vann and Mike Miller. Click here

Ebony's Freedmen article by Adrienne P. Samuels, click here

Oklahoma's Black Residents of Tahlequah are outraged over a Democrat giving praises to a known racist tribal leader! Senator Jim Wilson shame on YOU, Click here.

Sen. Barack Obama and the Cherokee Freedmen: Politics as usual. By Rep. Diane Watson, click here

Are Blacks Being Victimized Twice by the Cherokee? By Arica L. Coleman, click here

Obama weighs in against CBC legislation on Cherokees, click here

Freedmen are confident following Cherokee appeal, click here

Political cost of Cherokee stance on freedmen continues to mount, click here

OBAMA'S Statement on Freedmen, click here

May 6th Court of Appeals hearing, Marilyn Vann's briefs, click here

Cherokee Leadership has placed the Indian Housing Bill in Jeopardy, click here

Essence Magazine's Freedmen story, get your copy today! Click here.

Breaking NEWS! (3-13-08)
Chairman of the Judiciary Committee,
the Hon. Congressman Conyers, Chairman of the Financial Services Committee, the Hon. Congressman Barney Frank, the Hon. Congresswoman Diane Watson and the Hon. Congressman Mel Watts  held a meeting with Assistant Secretary Artman today.

The Honorable Congresswoman Diane Watson held a meeting today with the BIA's Assistance Secretary Carl Artman to discuss the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma ethnic cleansing policy of their former slaves descendants, known as the Cherokee Freedmen. Invited to the meeting was Chairman Barney Frank, Chairman Conyers and Congressman Mel Wattswho authored the amendment to the Indian Housing Bill that will not allow the Cherokee Nation to receive NAHASDA funding if they violate the freedmen's rights in the 1866 Cherokee Treaty.
Artman stated that he was in support of the freedmen, but that the courts should handle the matter. Our heroine, Congresswoman Diane Watson did not let him off so easy with a list of questions about the BIA's lack of action. Artman even said the Cherokee Nation was still actively enrolling their freedmen and that they receive CDIB cards, which the Congresswoman stated she needed proof. He admitted that the 'tribes' issue CDIB cards on behalf of the BIA. Hum! Talking about passing the buck! Could Artman, not know the difference between the Cherokee Freedmen and the African Americans who have ancestors on the by blood rolls of the Cherokee Nation? Could it be the old saying
'that all Negroes look the same'?
The Freedmen more than ever will continue the educational dialogue with the Congressional Black Caucus and other Congress-members who support our cause. We ask that this matter go before a Congressional hearing. The hearing will expose years of racism by the tribal governments and those that support their ethnic cleansing policy.
 On another note, Congressman Butterfield of North Carolina is offering an amendment that would exclude the Cherokee and Creek Nation from receiving any benefits from the Indian Health Care Improvement ACT. If these tribes really think that Black folk don't care about other Black people who have experence racial discrimination or even worst
ethnic cleansing, think again! Action equals Justice.
Thank you again Congresswoman Watson,  our heroine sent by God.


Demonstration Against Oklahoma Congressman Dan Boren

For his effort to block
Congressional protection
of the Freedmen Legal Treaty Rights.

Dan Boren is under the illusion that the Cherokee Nation and the Creek Nation still support the Freedmen, 'WRONG'!YellThe Cherokee Nation has stop enrolling Freedmen and the Creeks kicked the Freedmen out long ago. Dan Boren is under the illusion that this issue is best handle in the courts, 'PARTLY', however Congress has on many occasions stepped up to the plate and protected the rights of Freedmen after the Reconstruction treaties were signed.
Dan Boren, do you believe in the confederate ideas of JIM CROW? If not, then become our hero. The Freedmen of Oklahoma elected you to represent us.
The demonstration was a success!
Thanks to all the Freedmen Descendants who came out!
Hopefully now, Oklahoma's Congressional delegation will not turn a blind eye as we have but them on notice that the Freedmen Descendants will not sit in silence anymore.

Friday, March 21, 2008

7:33 pm cdt 

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

11:58 am cdt 

Thursday, February 28, 2008

7:23 pm cst 

10:31 am cst 

Saturday, February 23, 2008

11:39 am cst 

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