Category Archives: Land Claim Negotiations

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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Save the Date: 4th Annual Tribal Lands Conference

Link to announcement here. Registration open for the University of Arizona College of Law’s 2-day conference in January.

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HuffPo on 13 Issues Facing Native Peoples Beyond Mascots & Casinos

Here’s the article by Julian Brave NoiseCat. Thanks to E.E. for the link.

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Indigenous activists among those killed worldwide for protecting the environment.

Here’s the BBC article.

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Land Claim Filed in Minnesota Federal District Court

Complaint here. Press Release here. The lawsuit speaks of the Minnesota 1862 Sioux revolt where Congress later helped to regain lands for the Mdewakanton who saved settlers and did not participate in the revolt. A never repealed February 1863 Act … Continue reading

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Order Approving Oneida/NYS Settlement Agreement and Dismissing Interventions — UPDATED

Here is the order approving the settlement agreement between the Oneida Indian Nation and the State of New York, and dismissing both the Cayuga Nation and Stockbridge-Munsee Community’s motions for intervention. UPDATE — briefs are here: 280-2 Cayuga Motion to … Continue reading

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Onondaga Nation Press Release on Denial of Cert

Here (pdf). The Onondaga Nation’s struggle for justice will not end with today’s denial; and the Nation is working with its attorneys to file a challenge in an international arena–either the United Nation or the Organization of American States Commission … Continue reading

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Madison County Votes to Approve OIN/NY State Agreement

Here.

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Oneida County Votes to Approve Settlement With the OIN

Here. Final vote was 16 for, 13 against.

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Cayuga Press Release in Response to OIN/NY State Agreement

Here.

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