Category Archives: cultural resources

Federal Judge will no Longer Use Washington Football Team’s Nickname

From WSJ, here. The opinion is here.

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Oral Argument Scheduled in Yount v. Jewell — Challenge to Secretarial Withdrawal of Lands Around Grand Canyon on Establishment Grounds

Here is the order in Yount v. Jewell (D. Ariz.): 227 Oral Argument Order Briefs here. Prior post here.    

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TransCanada’s South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Permit to Build KeystoneXL Expires

Here, “With one more nail in its coffin, is Keystone XL history?”

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Complaint Challenging New 30-Year Eagle Permit Rule

Here is the complaint in Shearwater v. Ashe (N.D. Cal.). Plaintiffs are challenging a final nationwide regulation promulgated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (“FWS” or “Service”) and the U.S. Department of the Interior (“DOI”) on December 9, 2013 … Continue reading

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538 on Impact of Washington Football Team Trademark Decision on National Electoral Politics

In short, virtually none. Here.

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Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Cancels Trademarks for Washington Football Team — Updated

Here is the news coverage. Link to the decision here. from the PTO website: Read the full decision Fact sheet for media Official USPTO statement regarding Blackhorse v. Pro Football, Inc. decision

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Summary and Pictures from Finland, Sacred Sites Conference

I was lucky to be invited to give a keynote presentation at an International Conference titled “Experiencing and Protecting Arctic Sacred Sites and Culturally Important Landscapes – Creating Partnerships with Mutual Respect”. The 3 day event was held at The … Continue reading

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Article on Maine Fisheries and the Passamaquoddy

Here. For centuries, the Passamaquoddy people of Maine have faced a violation of their inherent rights as Indigenous Peoples. They have been repeatedly displaced from their original lands by European settlers since the 16th century, eventually limited to their current … Continue reading

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Student Note on Tribal Consultation and Sacred Sites

The University of Colorado Law Review has published “Meaningful Consultation with Tribal Governments: A Uniform Standard to Guarantee that Federal Agencies Properly Consider Their Concerns.” Here is the abstract: The obligation that federal agencies consult with Indian tribes regarding undertakings … Continue reading

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Press Release: “Keweenaw Bay Indian Community stands 500 strong at Eagle Mine Court of Appeals Hearing”

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community stands 500 strong at Eagle Mine Court of Appeals Hearing (PDF) For Release: June 5, 2014 Contact: Donald Shalifoe, Sr., Tribal President Phone: 906-353-6623 Baraga, MI – About 500 members of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community … Continue reading

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