Tag Archives: Indian preference in employment

Indian Preference Suit Filed against Interior

Here is the complaint in McMillan Nakai v. Jewell (D.D.C.): hmn-v-doi-complaint

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Federal Court Dismisses Challenge to Indian Preference in Employment at Office of Special Trustee

Here are the materials in Hester v. Salazar (D. Utah): 3 Hester Complaint 7 MJ R&R 8 Hester Objection 9 DCT Order Adopting R&R An excerpt from the R&R: Because the Supreme Court has ruled in Mancari that Indian preference … Continue reading

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BIA Opinion Letter re: Inquiry over Seneca Indian Preference Rules at Niagara

Here is the opinion letter referenced in this news article. Indian Preference Seneca

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News Coverage of BIA Opinion Letter re: Seneca Indian Preference in Employment

From the Buffalo News via Pechanga: LEWISTON — It’s perfectly legal for the Seneca Nation of Indians to give preferential treatment to Senecas and other Native Americans in filling jobs at the Hickory Stick Golf Course, a federal official has … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Employment Discrimination Complaint against Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas

Here is the opinion in Nanomantube v. Kickapoo Tribe (D. Kan.) — Nanomantube v Kickapoo DCT Order And the tribe’s motion to dismiss — Kickapoo Motion to Dismiss From the Topeka Capital-Journal: WICHITA – The Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas has … Continue reading

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Indian Preference in Employment Case in Kansas

The Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas has filed a motion to dismiss a claim by a former tribal employee that he was entitled to Indian preference before being fired as a casino manager (news article via Pechanga here). The case is … Continue reading

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Post-Judgment Motion in Indian Preference Case — Indian Educators Federation v. Kempthorne

This case, decided in April and reported here (see opinion and materials), is in the D.C. district court. Now the question is whether the plaintiffs, who prevailed in April, are entitled to a preliminary injunction demanding the Secretary comply with … Continue reading

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