Saginaw Chippewa and State of Michigan to begin co-management of Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State Park

Here.

Ezhibiigadek asin//written on stone (Sanilac Petroglyphs) will mark the first state/tribal co-­management of a state park in Michigan. This comes during the centennial of the Michigan State Park Commission and the bicentennial of the 1819 Treaty of Saginaw, in which the Anishinaabeg ceded Land to the United States encompassing ezhibiigadek asin.

Sault Tribe Moves for Summary Judgment in Its Off-Rez Fee to Trust Claim

Here is the pleading in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.):

43 Sault Tribe MSJ

Case tag here.

Tribes and Detroit Casinos Allowed to Intervene in Sault Tribe Suit over Lansing and Wayne County Off-Rez Gaming Applications

Here are the materials so far in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.):

1 Complaint

1-1 Solicitor Opinion on Bay Mills

1-2 Wayne County Application

1-3 Lansing Application

1-4 Supplemental Materials

1-5 Jan 2017 Interior Letter

1-6 July 2017 Interior Decision

11 Answer

16-1 Saginaw Chippewa Motion to Intervene

18-1 Detroit Casinos Motion to Intervene

20 Nottawaseppi Huron Band Motion to Intervene

28 Sault Tribe Opposition to Intervention Motions

29 Federal Opposition to Detroit Casinos Motion to Intervene

31 Saginaw Chippewa Reply in Support of 16

32 Detroit Casinos Reply in Support of Motion to Intervene

33 NHBPI Reply in Support of Motion to Intervene

35 DCT Order

Prior posts on the Lansing/Wayne County casino proposals are here.

Federal Court Rejects D.V. Convict’s Challenge to Federal Jurisdiction over Isabella Reservation Lands

Here are the materials in United States v. Jackson (E.D. Mich.):

32 Motion to Vacate Sentence

37 US Response + Exhibits

38 Reply

39 Magistrate Report

41 Objection

42 DCT Order

Saginaw Chippewa Disenrollees Sue Interior for Failure to Enforce the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan Distribution of Judgment Funds Act

Here is the complaint in Cavazos v. Zinke (D.D.C.):

tribal-members-lawsuit

The plaintiffs are represented by Gerald Torres, Michael Sliger, and Hope Babcock.

News coverage: “Expelled Tribe Members Say Feds Did Nothing to Protect Their Rights

Update:

10-1 Motion to Dismiss

12 Opposition

13 reply

Sixth Circuit Materials in Saginaw Chippewa Effort to Intervene in Bay Mills Indian Community v. Snyder

Here:

Saginaw Chippewa Motion to Expedite

Michigan Response

CA6 Order Denying Motion to Expedite

Saginaw Chippewa Opening Brief

BMIC Answer Brief

Michigan Answer Brief

SCIT Reply

Lower court materials here.