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MORTON H. SILVER
 
LEGAL COUNSEL
 
To the
 SOVEREIGN

 MICCOSUKEE SEMINOLE NATION
(1951 - 2004)

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Excerpt from the Florida Bar News,
June 15, 2000 (p. 37, col. 1)
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Morton H. Silver secured United States recognition for the Everglades Miccosukee Tribe of Seminole Indians, January 27, 1958; (Congressional Record Senate Hearings-95th Congress, 2nd Session on S2000 March 2, 1978), pp. 336, 337, 408; and
Florida recognition on July 30, 1957, pp. 309-314.

Mr. Silver is also responsible for securing International recognition for the Sovereign Miccosukee Seminole Nation by treaty in 1959. (Bob Reno, Miami Herald July 28, 1959); p.1A; Roy Bongartz, The Saturday Evening Post February 1, 1964; pp. 62-65; Pam Johnson, "The One-Man Indian War...of Morton Silver" The Village Post, July 1966, pp. 14-15; Peter Matthiessen, Indian Country (New York: Viking Press, 1984), p.38; Harry Kersey, An Assumption of Sovereignty (University Nebraska Press. 1996), pp. 182-184: The Life and Writing of Jane Wood Reno (Attorney General Janet Reno's mother), The Hell With Politics, (Atlanta, Peachtree Publishers, 1994), pp. 105-117.


 
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