Your damages seem to be at most the cost or value of the room you didn't get. Although you add that there was a subsequent harassment incident which needs more explanation for a lawyer to properly advise you. Any lawyer that handles civil suits should be able to advise you what to do next and how to proceed if you wish. Good luck.
The laws on reservations are often different. It affects every aspect of your potential rights. You should find an attorney who knows the law in that particular geographic area.
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This happened on federal land on a reservation. Federal law should apply and you may have a claim for violation of ADA- Americans with Disability Act. However, with damages being the price of a room, I doubt any attorney will handle this on a contingency percentage fee basis. You may be able to file a claim with a federal agency though. Call a lawyer who handles ADA claims and get some advice.
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