Tag Archives: tribal consultation

Washington AG Announces Tribal Consultation Policy

Here. Here is the press release.

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DOJ Tribal Consultation on Domestic Violence in Fairbanks, AK (May 1, 2019)

From Monique Vondall: I was at the historic consultation — a first — with the DOJ regarding domestic violence funding for Indian Country. Of the $169 million in grants available only 59 tribes applied and the cap of $500,000 only … Continue reading

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New GAO Report Recommending Improved Tribal Consultation on Federal Pipeline Projects

Here is the report. Update:

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Cedar Band Paiutes Sue HUD over New Mortgage Guidance that Destroyed Its Business

Here are the materials in Cedar Band of Paiutes v. Department of Housing and Urban Development (D. Utah): 2 Complaint 6 Motion for PI 6-2 Mortgagee Letter 6-3 Whipple Dec

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Fletcher Testimony on the RESPECT Act before the House Indigenous Peoples Subcommittee

Worth a look, most especially for Dylan Minor’s excellent artistic rendering of the treaty cessions by Michigan Indian nations (skip ahead to page 15); available on SSRN here. It was cherry blossom time, too! And on the way over, we … Continue reading

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Narragansett NHPA Consultation Suit

Here is the complaint Narragansett Indian Tribe v. Federal Highway Administration (D.R.I.): 1-complaint-2.pdf An excerpt: The Tribe brings this action to challenge the termination of a programmatic agreement(“PA”) entered into pursuant to the regulations of the National Historic Preservation Act … Continue reading

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Havasupai Tribe v. Provencio Cert Petition [Grand Canyon Mine; NHPA Consultation]

Here: cert-petition-1.pdf Question presented: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (“NHPA”), 54 U.S.C. § 306108, requires federal agencies to consult with Indian tribes and other interested parties to assess and mitigate the potential adverse impacts that a project … Continue reading

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Canada’s Federal Court of Appeals Rejects Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Inadequate consultation with First Nations is among the reasons. More here.

Posted in Author: Ann Tweedy, Canada, Environmental | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Consultation Webinar Announcement

Defending Tribal Sovereignty: The Ongoing Battle Over “Meaningful Consultation” and Self-Governance Over Natural and Cultural Resources May 23, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST Non-CLE Webinar REGISTER NOW (direct link: https://shop.americanbar.org/ebus/ABAEventsCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?productId=326797486) The Dakota Access Pipeline, Bears Ears National Monument, … Continue reading

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Tribal Consultation on the Proposed AFCARS Changes

Here is the letter sent today: Tribal Consultation Notification 4-16-2018 This is on the proposed changes to the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), the way the feds collect from the states on adoption and foster care. … Continue reading

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