Category Archives: treaty rights

Stillaguamish Marine U&A Allowed to Proceed [U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding 17-03]

Here are the materials in United States v. Washington [subproceeding 17-03] or Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians v. State of Washington (W.D. Wash.): 60 Motion for Reconsideration of Contempt Motion 61 DCT Order Denying Reconsideration 64 Upper Skagit MTD 65 Tulalip … Continue reading

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Split SCOTUS Affirms Cougar Den (5-4, no majority opinion)

Here is the opinion. Materials are here.

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Ninth Circuit Motions Panel Denies TransCanada’s Motion for Stay in Challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline

Here is the order in Indigenous Environmental Network v. Dept. of State: ca9-order-denying-motion-for-stay.pdf Briefs: transcanada-motion-for-stay.pdf indigenous-environmental-network-opposition.pdf northern-plains-opposition.pdf fort-peck-amicus-brief.pdf transcanada-reply.pdf

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Muckleshoot U&A Appeal [U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding 17-02]

Here: Appellants Corrected Opening Brief Appellee Nisqually Indian Tribe Answering Brief  Appellee Squaxin Island Tribe Brief  Brief of Interested Party Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe  Real Party in Interest Breif fo the Stilliguamish Tribe of Indians Real Party in Interest Brief fo … Continue reading

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Reviews of Nick Estes’ “Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance”

NPR The Intercept HNN The book webpage from Verso is here.

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High Country News Profile of Cougar Den Case

Here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Dakota Access Pipeline-Related RICO Suit Brought by Pipeline Co. against Greenpeace and Individual Indians

Here are the materials in Energy Transfer Equity LP v. Greenpeace International (D.N.D.): 95 Amended Complaint 102 Greenpeace Fund MTD 103-1 Greenpeace Intl MTD 111 Response 121 Two Bulls MTD 125 Response 126 Two Bulls Reply 130 Montoya MTD 131 … Continue reading

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Swinomish Indian Tribal Community v. Army Corps of Engineers Materials (so far)

Here: 1 Complaint 15 Answer 19 Taylor Shellfish Motion to Intervene 24 DCT Order Granting Intervention

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The Atlantic: “Can Congress Void a Tribal Treaty Without Telling Anyone?”

Coverage of the Herrera v. Wyoming argument, here.

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Federal Court Rejects Counties/Cities & Tribe’s Motions in LTBB Reservation Boundaries Case

Here are the orders in Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians v. Whitmer (W.D. Mich.): 554 dct order on defendants’ motion 555 dct order on tribe’s motion Materials here.

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