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Sanders on Genomic Research in Indian Country

Marren Sanders has posted “Genomic Research in Indian Country: The New Road to Termination?” on SSRN. The abstract: Genomic science has generated controversy in the social, legal, and ethical arenas for decades, and indigenous populations continue to be a subject … Continue reading

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Indian Health Care Improvement Act Up For Vote in U.S. Senate

Sent to us by Jerilyn Church, Executive Director of the American Indian Health & Family Services of Southeastern MI, Inc.: Please call your respective United States Senator to ask him or her to vote YES on S. 1200, the Indian … Continue reading

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Rat on Inland

From the Leelanau Enterprise: Tribal-state consent decree signed Attorney Bill Rastetter figured he and other representatives of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians had better attend the biennial meeting of the Conservation Resource Alliance in Traverse City … Continue reading

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Court Approves Inland Settlement

From the AP: “A federal judge signed an agreement between the state of Michigan and five Indian groups on Monday giving the tribes the power to issue their own hunting and fishing licenses and write their own regulations.”U.S. District Judge … Continue reading

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New Blog Design

We’ve redesigned the look of Turtle Talk already, and wanted to note that the artwork at the top of the page is part of a larger piece done for the Indigenous Law and Policy Center by Zoey Woods-Salomon. Zoey is … Continue reading

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Inland Settlement Signed at Odawa Casino in Petoskey

From the Petoskey News Review: “Four weeks after the various governments reached an understanding of how historic treaty rights apply to tribal members’ inland fishing and hunting activities, many of their officials and staff — about 100 people in all … Continue reading

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Second DNR Explanatory Meeting

From the Ludington Daily News: “Chris Dobyns of the Michigan Attorney General’s office explained that several legal precedents were in the tribes’ favor heading into the negotiation on inland rights. The Canons of Construction, which are long-standing legal guidelines, explain … Continue reading

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First DNR Inland Settlement Meeting

From the Soo Evening News: Fisheries Chief Kelly Smith of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources indicated the fishing portion of the consent decree involved long and detailed discussion. The state was looking to protect fish stocks while at the … Continue reading

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More Inland Coverage: The Settlement from the POV of U.P. Whitetails Assn

From the Escanaba Daily Press: “The conservation work performed by organizations such as the Bay De Noc Sports Fishermen and the MDNR was recognized as an integral component of the successful management of our inland fisheries. Is [the settlement] perfect? … Continue reading

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More Coverage of Soo Tribe Vote on Inland

From the AP: “The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians said Thursday that its members have approved an agreement between five American Indian tribes and the state of Michigan over inland hunting and fishing rights.”

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