Federal Court Dismisses Pro Se Treaty Rights Complaint against State and Sault Tribe

Here are the materials in Hall v. Whitmer (E.D. Mich.): 1 Pro Se Complaint 13 Sault Tribe Motion to Dismiss 15 Response to 13 19 Reply 20 State Motion for Summary Judgment 23 Response to 20 24 Reply 27 Magistrate…

Split Washington SCT Holds Title Insurance Co. Must Defend Non-Indian Property Owners from Indian Treaty Rights Claims

Here are the materials in Robbins v. Mason County Title Insurance Co.: Opinion Mason County Title Opening Brief [COA] Robbins Opening Brief [COA] Robbins Reply Brief [COA] Mason County Title Petition for Review Robbins Answer to Petition for Review Mason…

Federal Court Holds 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie Imposes Duty on Federal Government to Provide Adequate Health Care at Rosebud

Here are the materials in Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States (D.S.D.): An excerpt: As to the tribes that entered into the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie for the reasons discussed above, the Government’s duty—expressed at the time as furnishing…

Federal Court Dismisses Snoqualmie’s Play for Hunting and Gathering Rights under Treaty of Point Elliott

Here are the materials in Snoqualmie Indian Tribe v. State of Washington (W.D. Wash.): 14-snoqualmie-msj.pdf 27-point-elliott-tribes-amicus-brief.pdf 27-1-exhibits.pdf 29-state-mtd.pdf 31-snoqualmie-response.pdf 38-state-reply.pdf 39-dct-order.pdf We posted the complaint here.

Federal Court Dismisses Treaty Group Challenge to Self-Determination Contract between Oglala Sioux Tribe & Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and Indian Health Service

Here are the materials in Gilbert v. Weahkee (D.S.D.): 5 Amended Complaint 17 IHS Motion to Dismiss 19 Response 19-3 Oglala Tribal Court Decision 31 Reply 38 Plaintiffs Motion for Summary J 39 Opposition 40 Reply 44 DCT Order