A Gray Area in Tribal Jurisdiction

September 2009
Best's Review;Sep2009, Vol. 110 Issue 5, p34
Trade Publication
The article reports on the challenges facing Kaw Nation concerning the filing of Chapter 11 bankruptcy by its insurer First Americans Insurance Group in Oklahoma. Nathan Bradley, the tribe's administrative services director, stresses that the decision poses a threat on its members not to be paid for their liability claims. It states that the condition has encouraged the tribe to change its insurance code.


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