PrioritiesIn the future, Anoatubby said, education and economic development will continue to be important issues. The water situation in southern Oklahoma also will continue to be a high priority. “Water is an issue which will have a long-term impact on all Oklahomans,” he said. “Because tribes have long-standing water rights, we believe it is vital that tribal leaders and state leaders work together to develop a mutually agreeable plan for the sustainable management of the water resources.”
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