Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

2015 NNALSA Moot Court Problem Released

For Immediate Release October 31, 2014 CONTACT: Alex Kitson, NNALSA Public Relations Director nnalsa.publicrelations@gmail.com Moot Court Press Release The National Native American Law Students Association is pleased to announce the release of the 2015 National Native American Law Students Association … Continue reading

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New Scholarship on UNDRIP and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to Existence, Cultural Integrity and Identity, and Non-Assimilation

Dr. Jesse Hohman has posted “The UNDRIP and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to Existence, Cultural Integrity and Identity, and Non-Assimilation” on SSRN. It is forthcoming in Oxford Commentaries on International Law – A Commentary on the United Nations Declaration … Continue reading

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Tink Tinker Article: “Redskin, Tanned Hide — A Book of Christian History Bound in the Flayed Skin of an American Indian”

Here is “Redskin, Tanned Hide: A Book of Christian History Bound in the Flayed Skin of an American Indian: The Colonial Romance, Christian Denial and the Cleansing of a Christian School of Theology” (PDF). It was published in the Journal … Continue reading

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Gun Lake Tribe Hosts Science and Cultural Presentation on Wolves

Here (pdf):  

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Paskenta Gaming Injunction Case Voluntarily Dismissed

Here are the new materials in State of California v. Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians (E.D. Cal.): 32 California Motion for Dismissal without Prejudice 34 Paskenta Notice of Voluntary Dismissal 36 DCT Order Modifying Injunction 37 DCT Order Dismissing Case … Continue reading

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National Labor Relations Board Reaffirms Its Jurisdiction over Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe

Here is the order and materials: Board Decision SCIT Motion to Expedite SCIT Amended Motion to Expedite SCIT Supplemental Brief You may recall this matter is on remand from the Sixth Circuit.

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Federal Bankruptcy Court Holds Prairie Band Potawatomi Per Cap is Property of Individual Debtors

Here are the materials in In re McDonald (D. Kan. Bkrcy.): 41 Trustee Brief 42 Debtors Brief 44 Trustee Reply Brief 45 Debtors Reply 47 Order Sustaining Objections An excerpt: Debtors, William and Bonnie McDonald and Kliffton and Jeanette Scott, … Continue reading

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Federal Court Issues Preliminary Injunction in Picayune Casino Dispute

Here are the materials in State of California v. Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians (E.D. Cal.): 9 McDonald Faction Opposition to TRO 10 Unification Council Response to TRO 25 California Motion for PI 30 Unification Council Response to PI Motion … Continue reading

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Federal Court Materials (So Far) in Suit against Seminole Tribe’s Section 17 Corporation

Here are the materials in Lujen Brands LLC v. Seminole Tribe of Florida Inc. (S.D. Fla.): 14 STOFI Motion to Dismiss 15 Lujen Response 18 STOFI Reply DCT paperless order: ORDER DENYING WITHOUT PREJUDICE Seminole Tribe of Florida, Inc., Mike … Continue reading

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2014 FBA DC Indian Law Conference Agenda — November 14, 2014

Here: 8:00 am Registration 8:30 am Welcome & Prayer 8:45 am Roundtable on the Federal Trust Responsibility – Perspectives of a Federal Government Lawyer Government attorneys from Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Interior, Department of Justice and other Federal agencies … Continue reading

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