Tag Archives: United States v. Sioux Nation

Arthur Lazarus Jr. Has Died

Obituary here.

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Kirsten Carlson’s “Priceless Property”

Kirsten Matoy Carlson recently published “Priceless Property” in the Georgia State Law Review. Here is the abstract: In 2011, the poorest American Indians in the United States refused to accept over one billion dollars from the United States government. They … Continue reading

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PBS Newshour Video on Black Hills Judgment

Here.

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Atlantic Monthly Article: Why the Sioux Nation Says No to $1 Billion

Here is the article. An excerpt: MARIO GONZALEZ IS Oglala Sioux and Mexican and walks like he was once a linebacker. A tribal lawyer for the Sioux, Gonzalez has devoted much of his career to the convoluted fight for the Black … Continue reading

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Could President Obama Settle the Black Hills Question?

From the Argus-Leader: A campaign conversation with the man who would become president of the United States has some Sioux leaders thinking they might finally get part of their sacred Black Hills back. And they’re working on a plan to … Continue reading

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Complaint in Blacks Hills Judgment Case

Here is the complaint in Different Horse v. Salazar — different-horse-v-salazar-complaint — referenced here. If I were the government, I’d file a Rule 19 motion to dismiss, naming the eight tribes as indispensable sovereigns. 🙂

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Black Hills Case Reopened

From the NYTs: A band of Sioux whose ancestors were driven from the majestic Black Hills more than 130 years ago is seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation, upsetting other tribal members who say taking money for the … Continue reading

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