Category Archives: Inland Hunting and Fishing

MSU Bull Moose & NALSA Presentation

Doug Craven (LTBB) and Trevor VanDyke (Mich. DNR) — The Intersections Between Conservation Law & Indigenous Law

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DOI Consultation Notice on DOI Reorganization

Download(PDF): Tribal Listening Sessions on E.O. 13871: Reorganization of the Executive Branch Acting Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Michael S. Black, invites Tribal leaders to attend one of the listed listening sessions to provide input on improving “efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability” … Continue reading

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Nez Perce Files Suit Over Final Decision in Clear Creek Project

Download complaint here. Link to news coverage here.

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Oregon CoA Affirms Illegal Hunting Conviction for Nez Perce Member

Download decision here. By using State v. Buchanon, 978 P.2d 1070 (Wash. 1999), the Oregon courts held that treaty hunting can only happen on traditional hunting grounds.  The bighorn sheep were taken on land south of the Powder River, which state witnesses testified … Continue reading

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Minnesota Public Radio: Original intent? History, language blur Minnesota Indian treaty disputes

Link to article here.

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Canadian Supreme Court Issues Decision in Tsilhqot’in First Nation Land Claim

Decision here Held: The appeal should be allowed and a declaration of Aboriginal title over the area requested should be granted. A declaration that British Columbia breached its duty to consult owed to the Tsilhqot’in Nation should also be granted. … Continue reading

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Supreme Court of Canada Denies Leave to Appeal in Hirsekorn v. R

Here. Coverage here. OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal involving Metis hunting and fishing rights in Alberta. The Metis Nation of Alberta had filed arguments on behalf of hunter Garry Hirsekorn that challenged … Continue reading

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MN DNR Releases 1,800 page Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Copper-Nickel Mine Located in 1854 Treaty Ceded Territory

The Bois Forte, Grand Portgage, and Fond du Lac tribes, along with GLIFWC and the 1854 Treaty Authority have raised concerns about the impact of this project. The proposed mine exists within territory ceded by the tribes in the 1854 … Continue reading

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Tribes and the Michigan Wolf Hunt

The Michigan Natural Resources Commission has approved a wolf hunting season here in Michigan, just one day after Governor Snyder signed legislation authorizing the Commission to determine whether to allow such hunting. In recent years, Anishnaabe tribes (Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa) … Continue reading

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First Stewards Climate Change Symposium

Coastal First Peoples are currently gathered in Washington DC to discuss climate change impacts and response strategies. Symposium details, including live streaming video of presentations, can be found here.

Posted in Aboriginal Rights, Author: wnishin, cultural resources, Environmental, Inland Hunting and Fishing, treaty rights