This Land

This Land

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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 and citizen of Cherokee Nation, This Land traces how a cut and dry homicide opened up an investigation into the treaty rights of five Native American tribes. Tune in to Crooked Media’s 8-episode series to find out how this unique case could result in the largest restoration of tribal land in U.S. history.


The Ruling
Jul 16 • 34 min
The Supreme Court has ruled, delivering a historic decision on the reservation status of Eastern Oklahoma. Rebecca Nagle talks to the lawyer who argued the case at the High Court, Native law professors, scholars, and journalists to break down the…
Supreme Court Update
Jul 9 • 1 min
Today, the Supreme Court made a historic ruling on the reservation status of Eastern Oklahoma. Rebecca Nagle is here to break down the decision, talk through the implications, and hey, celebrate a little. Because this win — it’s huge. Learn more about…
8. The Next Battleground
Jul 22, 2019 • 36 min
A murder case sparked an investigation into the treaty rights of five tribes. But another case — a simple case about an adoption — could actually dismantle America’s tribes as we know them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
7. Still Bleeding
Jul 15, 2019 • 34 min
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6. The Postponement
Jul 8, 2019 • 28 min
The Supreme Court punted a decision on Carpenter v. Murphy to the next term. What does this mean for the tribes? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5. The Land Grab
Jul 1, 2019 • 35 min
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Update: Surprise announcement from SCOTUS
Jun 27, 2019 • 2 min
In a surprise twist, the Supreme Court announced that Carpenter v. Murphy will not be decided this term. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4. The Treaty
Jun 24, 2019 • 34 min
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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3. The Opposition
Jun 17, 2019 • 29 min
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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
2. The Tribe
Jun 10, 2019 • 33 min
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 Learn more about your ad…
1. The Case
Jun 3, 2019 • 28 min
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 Learn more about your ad…
This Land (coming June 3rd)
May 21, 2019 • 2 min
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 and citizen of…