Written by KBIC chief judge (and Fred’s son) Brad Dakota.
This case, decided by Judge Quist, out of the Western District of Michigan is the latest in a long string of Indian tax cases arising out of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s reservation in the past few years, including Chippewa Trading v. Cox (CA6) and KBIC v. Rising (CA6). Here are the very lengthy materials in this case:
DCT Order Granting Michigan’s Motion for Summary Judgment – KBIC v. Kleine
From the Mining Gazette:
He’s back: Dakota wins runoff, back on council
Fred Dakota, shown in this June 2006 file photo, won Saturday’s runoff election for the second seat in the Baraga district of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s tribal council.