Tag Archives: Quinault
Here (scroll down to the second audio player).
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 →
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 →
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.
Washington SCT Decides State v. Shale, State Criminal Jurisdiction under PL280 over Nonmember Indians
Here is the opinion. We posted briefs here. Criticism of the reasoning behind the decision is coming fast and furious. Here is Anthony Broadman’s take.
[In re the article posted here.] I am tribal attorney for Samish, which is mentioned prominently in the article. The family, which is Samish, has approached the Samish Tribal Council a number of times, asking the Samish Tribe to undertake … Continue reading →
Tribal family’s quest to build casino in Bremerton faces hurdles, foes | Local News | The Seattle Times
Here’s an interesting article about a family’s attempt to develop a casino on an allotment they own off-reservation in Bremerton, Washington. The allotment was originally issued to a Quinault tribal member but her descendants, who currently own it, are Samish. … Continue reading →