Oneida Indian Nation Homelands (February 28, 2022) – Oneida Indian Nation Representative Ray Halbritter today released the following statement in response to President Biden’s announcement that he will appoint Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the United States Supreme Court.
“We applaud President Biden for his historic nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Supreme Court,” Halbritter said. “This nomination underscores the president’s commitment to putting justices on the bench who will interpret the law with fairness and integrity and who represent the full diversity of the American people, which is one of the great strengths of this country.”
About the Oneida Indian Nation
The Oneida Indian Nation is a federally recognized Indian nation in Central New York. A founding member of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy (also known as the Six Nations or Iroquois Confederacy), the Oneida Indian Nation sided with the Americans in the Revolutionary War and was thanked by Congress and President George Washington for its loyalty and assistance. Today, the Oneida Indian Nation consists of about 1,000 enrolled Members, most of them living in Central New York.
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