Skip to main content

11/13/08 - Battle spotlights rights of American Indians

  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

James Ironshell has lived with his wife and daughters on the Meskwaki settlement for more than a decade. Now he's fighting tribal authorities who want to ban him from his home because he's from another tribe.

Authorities say Ironshell has violated a tribal ordinance that prohibits Meskwaki women from sharing a settlement home with men who are not Meskwaki.

Scroll to Continue

Read More