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Disclaimer: This Comment uses language that is within legal statutes and documentation, some of the terms that are used within them may not be the most updated and respectful terminology to refer to Native American or Indigenous communities. There is meant to be no disrespect towards any members of these communities when using certain language. Each community may prefer different words to identify themselves and their ancestry and this Comment is in no way meant to infringe or disrespect those preferences.

Carol Grace Engle: J.D. Candidate at the University of Dayton School of Law. She previously went to the University of Alabama for her undergraduate degrees in History and Anthropology with a specialty in Southeastern Archaeology.

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