Tag Archives: MHA Nation

Federal Court Materials in MHA Nation Allottees Trespass Suit against Oil and Gas Companies

Here are the materials so far in Hall v. Tesoro High Plains Gas Co. LLC (D.N.D.): 9-amended-complaint.pdf 21-motion-to-dismiss.pdf 30-response.pdf 35-reply.pdf Here are materials in a related case, Chase v. Andeavor Logistics LP (W.D. Tex.): 22 Motion to Transfer 25 Memo … Continue reading

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MHA Nation Tribal Member Effort to Force Secretarial Election over Voting Rights Fails

Here are the materials in Cross v. Dept. of Interior (D. Ariz.): 1-complaint-1.pdf 10-motion-to-dismiss.pdf 11-response.pdf 12-reply.pdf 18-dct-order.pdf 65ibia089.pdf 65ibia157.pdf

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Research, tribal constitutions, tribal election | Tagged , , , ,

MHA Nation Citizens Sue Pipeline Company for Trespass

Here is the complaint in Chase v. Andeavor Logistics LP (W.D. Tex.): 1 complaint

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Federal Court Dismisses Contract Claim against Tribal Corporation for Lack of Diversity

Here are the materials in Shingobee Builders Inc. v. North Segment Alliance (D. N.D.): 1 Complaint 9 Motion to Dismiss 12 Response 14 Reply 16 DCT Order

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North Dakota SCT Rejects State Criminal Jurisdiction over Nonmember Indians

Here are the materials in Olson v. North Dakota Dept. of Transportation: Appellant Brief Appellee Brief Opinion Reply

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NYTs Profile of Energy Tribes and Trump Administration

Here is “Tribes That Live Off Coal Hold Tight to Trump’s Promises,”

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, economic development, Environmental, News | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Navajo Nation Public Defender, Window Rock, AZ. Open until filled. Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Associate … Continue reading

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Kevin Washburn on the Return of Lands to the MHA Nation from the United States

Kevin Washburn has posted “Another Broken Promise Addressed with the Return of 25,000 Acres to the MHA Nation in North Dakota” on LinkedIn Pulse. An excerpt: In the late 1940s, the federal government took more than 150,000 acres from the … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Materials in Challenge to Tribal Court Jurisdiction over Trust Land Minerals Royalties

Here are the materials in Enerplus Resources (USA) Corporation v. Wilkinson: Appellant Brief Appellee Brief District of North Dakota materials: 4 Enerplus Motion for PI 10 Wilkinson Opposition 10-3 MHA Nation SCT Opinion 19 Enerplus Response 48 DCT Order

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Briefs in Paradigm Energy v. Fox — Pipeline Construction under Fort Berthold Reservation

Here are the materials so far Paradigm Energy Partners LLC v. Fox (D.N.D.): 5-paradigm-motion-for-tro 8-mha-nation-motion-to-dismiss 20-mha-motion-to-dissolve-tro 21-paradigm-response-to-20 24-mha-reply-in-support-of-8 25-reply-in-support-of-20 UPDATE (2/17/2017): 26-dct-order 38-paradigm-dismissal-notice 41-dct-order-dismissing-matter-without-prejudice

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Environmental, Research | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment