Tag Archives: Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

Federal Court Concludes U.S. v. Washington 11-02 Subproceeding [Lummi + S’Klallam Tribes]

Here are the new materials in United States v. Washington (W.D. Wash.) [subproceeding 11-02]: 238 Jamestown and Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribes Motion 240 Lummi Response 244 Lower Elwha Response 247 Jamestown and Port Gamble Reply 252 Lower Elwha Motion 254 … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Rejection of Skokomish U&A Claims to Satsop River, Debates Continuing Jurisdiction, Cites to Hunter Thompson, and Makes a Dull Indian Law Day Interesting

Here is the opinion in United States v. Washington, subproceeding 17-01. Briefs here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Muckleshoot U&A Appeal [U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding 17-02]

Here: Appellants Corrected Opening Brief Appellee Nisqually Indian Tribe Answering Brief  Appellee Squaxin Island Tribe Brief  Brief of Interested Party Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe  Real Party in Interest Breif fo the Stilliguamish Tribe of Indians Real Party in Interest Brief fo … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding 17-1 [Skokomish U&A]

Here are the briefs: Skokomish Opening Brief Squaxin Island Brief State of Washington Brief Port Gamble and Jamestown S’Klallam Tribes Brief Lower court materials here.

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Federal Court Dismisses U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding 17-02 [Muckleshoot Request for U&A Determination in Puget Sound Saltwater]

Here are the materials in Muckleshoot Indian Tribe v. Tulalip Tribes (W.D. Wash.): 25 Motion to Dismiss 27 Suquamish Motion to Dismiss 31 Muckleshoot Response 37 Reply 39 Suquamish Reply 40 DCT Order  

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Skokomish Tribe Effort to Re-Open Its U&A Fishing Territory Fails

Here are the materials in United States v. Washington subproceeding 17-1 (Skokomish Indian Tribe v. Squaxin Island Tribe of the Squaxin Island Reservation) (W.D. Wash.): 1-1 Skokomish Request for Determination 21 S’Klallam Tribes Motion to Dismiss 23 Squaxin Island Motion … Continue reading

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Superior Court Finds Upper Skagit Tribe Necessary Party in Declaratory Action

Download Court’s letter opinion in re: Schuyler v. Unsworth & Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Thurston County Cause No. 14-2-02373-9 here. A member of the Upper Skagit Tribe filed an action in Superior Court for declaratory relief on certain tribal … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding 11-02 (Lummi v. S’Klallam Tribes & Tulalip)

Here are the materials in United States v. Washington (subproceeding 11-02): Lummi Nation Brief Tulalip Tribes Answer Brief Port Gamble and Jamestown S’Klallam Tribes Brief Lower Elwha Brief Lummi Reply Suquamish Tribe Brief Oral argument video here.

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S’Klallam Tribes Prevail over Lummi in U.S. v. Washington U&A Subproceeding

Here are the materials in United States v. Washington subproceeding 11-2 (W.D. Wash.): 164 Jamestown and Port Gamble Motion 167 Lummi Motion 168 Lower Elwha Motion 176 Jamestown and Port Gamble Response 178 Suquamish Response 183 Lower Elwha Response 186 … Continue reading

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Upper Skagit Tribe Prevails over Suquamish Tribe in U&A Subproceeding

Here are the materials in United States v. Washington (W.D. Wash., subproceeding 14-01): 37 Suquamish Motion for Summary J 38 Upper Skagit Motion for Summary J 44 Interested Parties Response 45 Upper Skagit Response 47 Suquamish Response 54 Upper Skagit … Continue reading

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