Category Archives: treaty rights

Federal Court Dismisses Sault Tribe Member’s Treaty-Based Effort (from prison) to Save Structures Encroaching on State Land

Here are the materials in Macleod v. Moritz (E.D. Mich.): 4 First Amended Complaint 19 State Motion to Dismiss 23 Bellfy Motion to Intervene 25 State Opposition to Bellfy Motion 26 MacLeod Motion for Summary 27 MacLeod Opposition to MTD … Continue reading

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Federal Court Concludes U.S. v. Washington 11-02 Subproceeding [Lummi + S’Klallam Tribes]

Here are the new materials in United States v. Washington (W.D. Wash.) [subproceeding 11-02]: 238 Jamestown and Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribes Motion 240 Lummi Response 244 Lower Elwha Response 247 Jamestown and Port Gamble Reply 252 Lower Elwha Motion 254 … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Rejection of Skokomish U&A Claims to Satsop River, Debates Continuing Jurisdiction, Cites to Hunter Thompson, and Makes a Dull Indian Law Day Interesting

Here is the opinion in United States v. Washington, subproceeding 17-01. Briefs here.

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Effort to Stop Cherokee Election Rejected

Here are the materials in Fleming v. Cherokee Nation (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 2-5 Motion for TRO 6 Cherokee Opposition 9 Cherokee Motion to Dismiss 12 Federal Motion to Dismiss 13 Plaintiffs’ Response 15 Federal Reply 17 DCT Order

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Interlochen Public Radio: “Tribal citizens say harassment affects how they hunt, fish”

Here.  

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Community Forum: 40 Years after the Fox Decision (June 3, 2019)

Here (fox-decision-flyer.pdf):

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News Coverage on Herrera v. Wyoming Decision

SCOTUSBlog (Greg Ablavsky) Slate Reuters NYTs NPR Bloomberg Link to decision and materials here.

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SCOTUS Reverses in Herrera v. Wyoming (5-4)

Here. Background materials here.

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Bay Mills Indian Community Comments on Operation and Future of Line 5

Here: bmic-letter-to-gov.-whitmer-line-5-future-5-10-19.pdf

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Salmon & Orca Recovery Panel at WSBA Indian Law Section CLE

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