Most Claims against Interior Arising from Lower Brule Sioux Loan Guarantee Debacle are Dismissed

Here are the materials in Great American Life Insurance Company v. United States Department of the Interior (S.D. Ohio):

1 Complaint

10 Interior Motion to Dismiss

10-2 IBIA Ruling

15 Response

17 Reply

18 Notice of Additional Authority

18-1 Summary of OIG Report

20 DCT Order

We previously posted on this case here.

Human Rights Watch previously published a report on the doings at Lower Brule, here.

Federal Court Affirms BIA Recognition Decision in Cayuga Nation Leadership Dispute

Here are the materials in Cayuga Nation v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.):

47 Plaintiff Cayuga MSJ

50-1 Defendant Cayuga MSJ

51 Federal MSJ

57 Plaintiff Cayuga Reply

59 Reformatted Plaintiff Cayuga MSJ

63 Defendant Cayuga Reply

64 Federal Reply

72 DCT Order

Prior posts in Cayuga Nation v. Zinke here. IBIA decision here.

Nooksack: Three New Disenrollment-Related Lawsuits

Doucette v. Zinke (W.D. Wash):

complaint

Belmont v. BIA Acting Northwest Regional Director (IBIA):
Tageant v. Smith (Wash. Sup. Ct.):

Nooksack: Federal Court Stays RICO Suit; IBIA Dismisses First IHS Reassumption Appeal

Here are materials in Rabang v. Kelly (W.D. Wash.):

6 – defendant-appellants’ opening brief

11 – plaintiff-appellees’ answering brief

124 non-parties nooksack tribe and certain tribal employees’ motion to quash non-party subpoenas

125 defendants kelly, cante and armstrong’s motion to strike notices of deposition and for protective order

127 plaintiffs’ response to defendants kelly, cante, armstrong’s motion to strike and non-party witnesses and nooksack tribe’s motion to quash

130 order

Here are materials in Nooksack Indian Tribe v. Director (IBIA):

3-28-17 nooksack v. ihs (ibia) motion of 271 nooksack members to intervene

4-19-17 nooksack v. ihs (ibia) nooksack indian tribe’s response in opposition to motion to intervene

6-30-17 nooksack v. ihs (ibia) order granting motion to intervene

10-4-17 nooksack v. ihs (ibia) joint status report

10-12-17 nooksack v. ihs (ibia) intervenor 271 nooksack tribal members’ status report

10-17-17 nooksack v. ihs (ibia) dismissal order

IBIA Orders Nooksack to Show Cause in Second IHS Reassumption Appeal

Here are the materials in Nooksack Indian Tribe v. Director, Portland Area, Indian Health Service:

6-26-17 Nooksack v. IHS (IBIA) Notice of Appeal

7-5-17 Nooksack v. IHS (IBIA) Notice of Receipt of Appeal, Order to Show Cause, and Order Concerning Service

6-26-17 Nooksack v. IHS (IBIA) Declaration of Charity Bernard

6-26-17 Nooksack v. IHS (IBIA) Declaration of Joseph Mace

IBIA Stays Nooksack IHS Appeal Pending Federal Court Litigation; IHS Withholds $89K From Tribe Pending Appeal

Here are the materials in Nooksack Indian Tribe v. Director, Portland Area, Indian Health Service (IBIA):

3-28-17 Nooksack v. IHS (IBIA) Motion of 271 Nooksack Members to Intervene

4-3-17 Nooksack v. IHS (IBIA) IHS Statement of Non-Opposition to Motion of 271 Nooksack Members to Intervene

4-19-17 Nooksack v. IHS (IBIA) Nooksack’s Response in Opposition to Motion to Intervene

4-28-17 Nooksack v. IHS (IBIA) Joint Stay of Proceedings

4-28-17 Nooksack v. IHS (IBIA) Order

Nooksack Tribe Files IBIA Appeal

Here are the materials in Nooksack Tribe v. Director, Portland Area Office, Indian Health Service:

2-21-17 Nooksack Tribe IBIA Notice of Appeal

3-2-17 IBIA Order Referring Appeal to the Departmental Cases Hearing Division for Assignment to an Adminitrative Law Judge

1-19-17 Notice of Intent to Rescind from DHHS to Robert Kelly

1-19-17 Letter from DHHS to Robert Kelly