Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes LGBT Laws

Marriage Legislation/Cases/References
1. Courts & Tribunals

On 10 October 2013, despite same-sex marriage being unlawful in Oklahoma, Jason Pickel and Darren Black Bear received an official marriage license from the autonomous Native American Cheyenne and Arapahoe Tribal Court in Concho, as they both have Native American heritage and live within the tribe’s jurisdiction. They will now be able to receive federal tax benefits like any other married couple [R1.1].

R1.1 HuffingtonPost: Gay Couple Married In Oklahoma: Jason Pickel, Darren Black Bear Tie The Knot Despite State Ban 22 OCT 13