Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. John J. Hemphill and Mr. W.H. Robeson, with whom Mr. C.C. Calhoun and Mr. Daniel B. Henderson were on the brief, for appellants.
The Solicitor General for appellees.
Mr. William W. Hastings, as amicus curiae, filed a brief for the Cherokee Nation.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE VAN DEVANTER delivered the opinion of the court.
The question presented for decision in this case is, whether children born to enrolled members of the Cherokee tribe of Indians after September 1, 1902, and living on March 4, 1906, are entitled to enrollment as members of the tribe and to participation in the allotment and distribution of its lands and funds now being made under the legislation of Congress. The Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary...
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