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Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief named to 2020 TIME100 list

Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief David Hill
Posted at 10:56 AM, Sep 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-23 12:01:42-04

OKMULGEE, Okla. — TIME named Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief David Hill to it's annual list of 100 most influential people in the world.

The 2020 TIME100 list is set to appear in the October 5th issue of TIME, according to a press release. This issue will be on newstands Friday, Sept. 25th and is currently online. CLICK HERE to read the full list of 2020 TIME 100.

Hill is recognized under the category, "Icons." Hill and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation are recognized for their fight in the McGirt v. Oklahoma case, which they won.

The Supreme Court ruled Oklahoma prosecutors lack the authority to pursue criminal cases in a large chunk of eastern Oklahoma that remains an American Indian reservation.

READ MORE: Supreme Court rules much of eastern Oklahoma remains tribal reservation

TIME's list recognizes the world's most influential people in areas of activism, achievement and innovation.

This is the 17th year for the TIME100.

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