Tag Archives: Yankton Sioux Tribe

Tribal Motions for Summary Judgment in Standing Rock v. Army Corps [Dakota Access Pipeline]

Here are the new materials in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (D.D.C.): 418 DCT Order on Administrative Record 433-2 Standing Rock Motion for Summary Judgment 434-2 Oglala Motion for Summary Judgment 435-1 Yankton Motion … Continue reading

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Nebraska SCT Affirms State Commission’s Decision to Approve Keystone XL Route

Here is the opinion in In re Application No. OP-0003: N00006778PUB

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South Dakota SCT Affirms Dismissal of State Court Action against Marty Indian School

Here is the opinion in Stathis v. Marty Indian School: stathis-v-marty-indian-school.pdf

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Sioux Tribes Request Precautionary Measures to Protect Against DAPL

Download(PDF): Request for Precautionary Measures Pursuant to Article 25 of the IACHR Rules of Procedure Concerning Serious and Urgent Risks of Irreparable Harm Arising Out of Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline Press Release: Tribes Ask International Human Rights Commission … Continue reading

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Yankton Sioux Tribe Press Release on Rapid City Hockey Racial Incident

Here: 15_02_03 Racial Incident

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WaPo Article on Shut Down and Indian Tribes

Here. Some tribes intend to fill the gap in federal funds themselves, risking deficits of their own to cushion communities with chronic high unemployment and poverty against the effects of the budget battle. “Do we just throw kids onto the … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Affirms BIA Decision to Take Yankton Travel Plaza into Trust

Here is today’s opinion: CA8 Opinion Briefs are here. Lower court materials are here.

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Updated Briefing in Charles Mix County’s Constitutional Challenge to IRA Section 5

We posted the opening brief here. Here are the remaining briefs: Interior Appellee Brief Charles Mix County Reply Brief Lower court materials are here.

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, economic development, fee to trust, Research | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

ICT on the Keystone Oil Pipeline that May Cross Sioux Nation Territory

Here. Additional coverage of the lobbying efforts of TransCanada in the Washington Post today.

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Supreme Court Denies Cert in Daugaard/Hein/South Dakota v. Yankton Sioux and Miccosukee v. Kraus-Anderson

Here is the order list. Here are the cert stage briefs in both cases.

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