Here is the petition in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Haaland:
Panel stage materials here.
For commentary on legal analysis by reading the dictionary, see Joseph Kimball’s work on the Michigan Supreme Court’s use of dictionaries.
The Michigan Indian Land Claims Settlement Act of 1997 took some time to get past Congress after the Indian Claims Commission judgment came out in 1972. Here is some of that history told in the pages of the original Turtle Talk newsletter and its precursor, Indian Talk of Southern Michigan.Continue reading
Here are the briefs (so far) in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Bernhardt:
Lower court materials here.
Here is the complaint in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Zinke (D.D.C.):
Interior denial letter here.
Lansing trust land acquisition application docs.
Wayne County trust land acquisition application docs.
State of Michigan v. Payment materials here.