Tag Archives: Indian treaty

Ottawa Tribe v. Ohio Dept. Natural Resources Treaty Rights Claim Rejected

Here is the opinion (H/T Indianz). Here is the link to the materials we placed on the blog in December.

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Freedmen Claim Against United States Dismissed (Fed. Cl.)

The case is Harvest Institute Freedmen Federation v. United States. The court dismissed the claim under FRCP 12(b)(1) — failure to state a claim — but not on the government’s statute of limitations claim. Here are the materials: 1866 Freedmen Agreement … Continue reading

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Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma v. Speck Materials

Here are materials relating to the Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma’s attempts to establish hunting and fishing rights to their aboriginal homelands in Ohio. District Court Opinion Denying Ohio’s Motion to Dismiss

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Inland Settlement Letters to the Editor (Detroit News)

From Indianz: Readers of The Detroit News support a treaty rights settlement between the state of Michigan and five tribes. Alex Hess: “In my opinion it is important that we honor the Native Americans because this originally is their land..” … Continue reading

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Inland Treaty Rights on Interlochen Public Radio

Interlochen Public Radio has been filing stories on the ongoing story of Inland treaty rights. Here’s the first report, from September: Sept 9, 2007 IPR interviewed a DNR spokesperson, Frank Ettawageshik (LTBB), and Hank Bailey (GTB). Here’s a report on … Continue reading

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