Category Archives: Education

NYTs: “U.S. to Investigate Discrimination Against Native Students on Montana Reservation”

Here. We posted the Fort Peck Tribe’s 2017 Complaint here. The news coverage and investigation that apparently spurred this action was posted here.

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NYTs/ProPublica: “District of Despair: On a Montana Reservation, Schools”

Here.

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Washington State Supreme Court Upholds Charter Schools (Tribal-State Compact Schools)

Here are the materials in El Centro De La Raza v. State of Washington: Superior Court Summary Judgment Order Supreme Court Opinion Wa he lut Indian School Amicus Brief

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Jordan Oglesby on PLSI’s 50th Class in the NM State Bar Indian Law Section’s Newsletter

Here. See “Pipeline to Tribal Sovereignty: Celebrating the Pre-Law Summer Institute’s 50th Class” beginning on page 6.

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Federal Court Orders Jurisdiction-Related Discovery in Title VII Suit against Shiprock Schools

Here are the materials in Jim v. Shiprock Associated Schools (D. N.M.): 6 Motion to Dismiss 11 Response and Motion to Bifurcate 15 Reply 18 DCT Order

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Tenth Circuit Decides Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town v. United States

Here is the opinion in Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town v. United States. Briefs here.

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CalMatters: “Native American tribes clash with UC over bones of their ancestors”

Here.

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Sacred Dakota peace pipe sells for $40,000 — and buyer gives it back to Minnesota tribe

Story is HERE.

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Federal Court Holds Federal Claims Act Suits against Section 17 Corporations are Suits against the Tribal Owner

Here are the materials in Cain v. Salish Kootenai College (D. Mont.): 90 CSKT Amicus Brief 92 SKC Motion to Dismiss 102 Cain Response 106 Reply 108 DCT Order This case is on remand from the CA9.

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University of Michigan President Accepts Recommendations on Burt Lake UM Biological Station

Here is the letter, along with the report: Burt Lake Letter and Report This is a big deal. Chi-miigwetch to Joe Gone and John Petoskey for leading the way.    

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