Tag Archives: Indian country sacred sites

Tenth Circuit (Barely) Keeps Alive Caddo Nation Suit against Wichita and Affiliated Tribes

Here is the unpublished opinion in Caddo Nation v. Wichita and Affiliated Tribes. Briefs here.

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Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Tribe in Pit River v. BLM III

Here is the opinion in Pit River Tribe v. Bureau of Land Management. Briefs: blm-opening-brief.pdf pit-river-answer-brief.pdf blm-reply.pdf Pit River II materials here. Pit River I materials here.

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Conflict on Mauna A Wakea

Hawaii News Now Video ‘Conflict of Mauna Kea,’ a timeline exploring the history of tension over the Thirty Meter Telescope. Updates here. Office of Hawaiian Affairs Mauna Kea. OHA testimony on the Mauna Kea admin rules. Draft rules from UH. … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Briefs in Caddo Nation of Oklahoma v. Wichita and Affiliated Tribes II

Here: Appellant Brief Response Brief Reply Case tag here.

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Federal Dismisses Amended Complaint in Caddo Nation Sacred Sites Suit against Wichita & Affiliated Tribes

Here are the materials in Caddo Nation of Oklahoma v. Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (W.D. Okla.): 60 amended complaint 63 motion to dismiss 66 response 67 reply 68 dct order

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Tenth Circuit Dismisses Caddo Sacred Sites Dispute with Wichita for Mootness

Here is the opinion in Caddo Nation of Oklahoma v. Wichita and Affiliated Tribes. Materials here.

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Court Dismisses with Leave to Amend Tribal Challenge to Willits Bypass

Materials in the matter of Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California, et al v. United States Department of Transportation et al, 15-cv-04987 (N.D. Cal. 2016): Doc. 26 – California Department of Transportation’s and Malcolm Dougherty’s Answer and Affirmative Defenses … Continue reading

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Tribal Challenge to Willits Bypass Project

Here is the complaint in Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California v. United States Dept. of Transportation (N.D. Cal.): Complaint An excerpt: Defendants in this case must not be allowed to destroy historic properties, cultural resources, and sacred … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Decides Pit River Tribe v. Bureau of Land Management re: Medicine Lake Highlands

Here is the opinion. An excerpt from the court’s syllabus: The panel reversed the district court’s order granting judgment on the pleadings in an action brought by environmental organizations challenging the Bureau of Land Management’s continuation of 26 geothermal leases … Continue reading

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NYTs’Op/Ed: “Selling Off Apache Holy Land”

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