Category Archives: Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

PBS Special on Domestic Violence in Indian Country — TONIGHT

Here is “‘Above the law’: Responding to domestic violence on Indian reservations.“

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“Glittering World… Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family”

Link to video on Vimeo is here. Description: Glittering World presents the story of Navajo jewelry through the lens of the gifted Yazzie family of Gallup, New Mexico—one of the most celebrated jewelry making families of our time. The silver, … Continue reading

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Blackhorse Plaintiffs Move to Dismiss Washington Football Team’s Suit

Here is the motion to dismiss in Pro-Football Inc. v. Blackhorse (E.D. Va.): 19 Motion to Dismiss An excerpt: In June 2014, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”), a component of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”), … Continue reading

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Washington State Tax Board Declares Chehalis Tribe’s CTGW LLC Exempt from “Removable” Personal Property Taxation

Materials here: BOE Orders 10-14 Brief of Respondent Thurston County Assessor Chehalis Tribe CTGW Opening Brief Chehalis Tribe Motion to Intervene CTGW Chehalis Tribe Brief in Support of Jurisdiction CTGW Chehalis Tribe Opening Statement.pptx CTGW Chehalis Tribe Reply Brief Order … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Challenge to Federal Decision in Pala Disenrollment Dispute

Here are the materials in Aguayo v. Jewell (S.D. Cal.): 54-1 Aguayo Motion for Summary J 57-1 Federal Cross Motion for Summary J 59 Aguayo Reply 60 Federal Reply Aguayo v. Jewell Judgement in Civil Case.11.18.14 (1) Aguayo v. Jewell.Order … Continue reading

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Alaska SCT Holds Tribal Council Does Not Have Standing to Appeal Indian Child Custody Matter

Here is the opinion in Asa’carsarmiut Tribal Council v. Wheeler. An excerpt: The superior court awarded Wheeler primary physical custody. Neither Wheeler nor Myre has appealed the superior court’s decision, but the tribal council appeals, arguing that the superior court … Continue reading

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Chippewa Cree Appellate Court Decision in Election Matter (Rocky Boy’s)

Here is the opinion in St. Marks v. Chippewa Cree Election Board: Election opinion_FINAL

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UCLA American Indian Studies Center Director Posting

Here: AISC Director Announce FINAL

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2014 ILPC Conference Final Panel

Rose Petoskey, Shelly Lowe, Melvin Monette, Dr. Tawa Sina, Dr. Angelique Day, and Dr. Suzanne Cross The serious participants

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2014 ILPC Conference Fourth Panel

Christina Marie Dewey, Emily Proctor, Estrella Torrez, and Jennifer Rosa

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