Federal Court Dismisses Navajo Claims to Remains from Canyon de Chelly Taken by National Park Service

Here are the materials in Navajo Nation v. Dept. of Interior (D. Ariz.):

DCT Order Dismissing Navajo Complaint

Interior Motion to Dismiss Navajo Complaint

Navajo Response

Interior Reply

An excerpt:

Having considered the parties’ memoranda in light of the relevant record, the Court finds that the motion should be granted to the extent that the Court finds that this action is barred at this time by the doctrine of sovereign immunity.

Our prior post on this suit, including complaint, is here.

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