Tag Archives: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

CSKT 2018 Indian Child Welfare Legal Summit, September 12-13

Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes’2018 Indian Child Welfare Legal Summit The Montana Court Improvement Program, in conjuction with CSKT, would like to invite you to this interactive training designed to improve legal knowledge, skills, and practices in relation to Indian Child Welfare.  … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Author: Victoria Sweet, Child Welfare, Human Trafficking, ICWA, judges, legal ethics, Research | Tagged , , ,

NYTs: “What the Arlee Warriors Were Playing For”

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Montana SCT Affirms Immunity for Tribal Police Officer and CSKT

Here are the materials in Crawford v. Couture: Montana SCT Opinion Appellant Brief Appellee Brief Reply Brief

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Protest Planned for CERA Event in Montana

Link to response from Native educators here. Link to protest announcement here. Citizens Equal Rights Alliance is holding a regional conference in Kalispell, Montana, on September 26, 2015, to kindle local antagonism towards the Federal Government and Tribes.  Speakers include the attorney for two … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Sarah Donnelly, Education | Tagged , , ,

Human Rights Groups’ Report on Montana Right Wing’s Fight against the CSKT Water Compact

Here.

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Last Minute Suit to Block Conveyance of Kerr Dam Project to Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes Fails

Here are the materials so far in Keenan v. Bay (D. D.C.): 2 Complaint 19-1 Motion for TRO 20 DCT Order Denying TRO An excerpt: Plaintiffs have also failed to adduce any evidence that they are likely to suffer irreparable … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Irrigation District’s Challenge to BIA Control of Flathead Irrigation Water

Here are the materials in Flathead Irrigation District v. Jewell (D. Mont.): 56 US Motion to Dismiss 58 Opposition 63 Reply 76 DCT Order

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Brian Upton on the Tribal Self-Governance Partnership at the National Bison Range

Brian Upton, an MSU alum, has published “Returning to a Tribal Self-Governance Partnership at the National Bison Range Complex: Historical, Legal, and Global Perspectives” (PDF) in the Public Land & Resources Law Review. An excerpt: The National Bison Range (Range) is an … Continue reading

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Evelyn Stevenson Walks On — Original Proponent of ICWA

Evelyn Stevenson, longtime tribal attorney, advocate and original proponent of the Indian Child Welfare Act, passed away on March 12, 2015 at 9:11am in Ronan, Montana on the Flathead Indian Reservation.  Evelyn was a member of the Confederated Salish and … Continue reading

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Amerind Risk Management Corp. v. Blackfeet Housing — Complaint to Compel Arbitration

Here is the complaint in Amerind Risk Management Corp. v. Blackfeet Housing (D. N.M.): 1 Complaint    

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