Tag Archives: Makah

Quileute & Quinault response to request for rehearing/rehearing en banc in ocean U&A case

Here is Quileute & Quinault’s response, addressing issues such as whether the Stevens treaties must be read together, the meaning of “fish” and whether U&As are species-specific, the proper use of the canons of construction, and what we know of … Continue reading

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Makah & State request rehearing & rehearing en banc in dispute regarding Quileute’s and Quinault’s ocean U&A

Makah’s petition is here, and the state’s is here. Among the issues at stake in the case are whether the Stevens treaties must be interpreted monolithically and whether the evidence of whaling and sealing is sufficient to establish fishing usual … Continue reading

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Decision in US v. WA ocean dispute between Makah and Quileute and Quinault

Decision is here: ocean case decision. Bottom line: Quileute has fishing rights 40 miles offshore, and Quinault has rights 30 miles offshore. Previous coverage is here.

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Careers in Indian Law — TODAY

Today, we’re delighted to host Trent Crable and Jeff Davis at the Indigenous Law and Policy Center. They will be speaking on Careers in Indian Law Trent is a member of the Makah Nation. He graduated from Michigan Law School … Continue reading

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Gatherer’s Rights under the Inland Settlement

http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071007/NEWS06/710070683 New rules on gathering seen as an attack on Indians’ way of life October 7, 2007 BY TINA LAM FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER ST. IGNACE — Standing in a field with the Mackinac Bridge as a backdrop, Tony Grondin … Continue reading

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