Lower court materials here.
Color me skeptical about the state of the Eighth Circuit’s tribal inherent powers jurisprudence if a tribal citizen who leases their land to nonmembers, who then violate the terms of that lease, cannot bring suit in tribal court to enforce the lease. Seems to me this holding is in direct conflict with the Supreme Court’s decisions ordering tribal exhaustion.
Here are the materials in WPX Energy Williston LLC v. Fettig (D.N.D.):