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Muscogee (Creek) Nation Chief Named To TIME 100 Most Influential People List


Time Magazine released its list of the 100 Most Influential People of 2020 on Wednesday. The list features the likes of Anthony Fauci, Megan Rapino, Angela Davis and the founders of Black Lives Matter.

Also on the list is Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief David Hill as someone who led his tribe through the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma, which determined that the Nation's reservation was never disestablished.

Sharice Davids, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, wrote for Time magazine about Hill's accomplishments.

"When you know you have to do what is right for your people, you just keep pushing forward," Davids wrote.

The issue will be on newsstands on Friday.


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Allison Herrera is a radio and print journalist who's worked for PRX's The World, Colorado Public Radio as the climate and environment editor and as a freelance reporter for High Country News’ Indigenous Affairs desk.
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