Oklahoma Federal Court Transfers Cherokee Freedmen Suit to D.C. District Court


2013-08-19 Order Re-Transferring Case to DC

Materials later. It’s lunchtime.:

DCT Order Denying Motion to Transfer — 3-15-13

Cherokee Freedmen Motion to Reconsider

Cherokee Nation Opposition

Interior Response in Support of Motion

Cherokee Freedmen Reply

Cherokee Nation Reply to Interior

Challenge to Interior Cancellation of Lease on Colorado River Indian Tribes Lands

Here are the early materials in Tuttle v. Jewell (D. D.C.):

Tuttle Complaint

Interior Motion to Transfer

Tuttle Response

Interior Reply

DCT Order Denying Motion to Transfer

Alaska Trust Acquisitions Suit — Akiachak v. DOI

In 2006, several Alaskan Native communities sued the Department of the Interior for failing to take land into trust on their behalf under 25 U.S.C. 465 and 25 CFR Part 151. Not much has happened in the case (other than a motion to transfer venue to D. Alaska), but recently the State of Alaska moved to intervene.

Here is the amended complaint and other materials:

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