Category Archives: treaty rights

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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Letter to the Editor from an “Orca”

Actually by Tribal Attorney and Yakama member Jack Fiander but drawing parallels to the orcas’ experience. Here.

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NYTs: “‘The Nation Has Stood Up’: Indigenous Clans in Canada Battle Pipeline Project”

Here.

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Miccosukee Per Cap Taxation Cert Petitions

Here is the petition in Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida v. United States: cert-petition-1-1.pdf Question presented: The 2014 Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act states that, for income tax purposes, “[g]ross income does not include the value of any Indian … Continue reading

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Atlantic Profile of the Herrera v. Wyoming Case

“Can Congress Void a Tribal Treaty Without Telling Anyone?” here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Swinomish v. BNSF

Here: BNSF opening brief Swinomish answer brief Other posts here.  

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Greg Abalvsky Commentary on the Herrera Argument

From SCOTUSBlog, here.

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