Category Archives: cultural resources

Black Ash Basket — EAB Conference 2014

Black Ash Basket- EAB Conference 2014 “Sustaining Traditions” WHEN: October 30th, 2014 – THURSDAY 8:30am – 5:00pm EAB/Black Ash Conference 6:00pm – 9:00pm Basket Making, Working with Logs WHERE: BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel and Conference Center 6820 S. Cedar Street … Continue reading

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Quileute Tribe Sues Merchandising Company for Violation of Indian Arts and Crafts Act Related to “Twilight” Movies

Here is the complaint in Quileute Tribe v. National Entertainment Collectibles Association (W.D. Wash.): 1 Complaint An excerpt: 1. The Quileute Tribe brings this Complaint against National Entertainment Collectibles Association, Inc. (“NECA”) for unfair competition and for violation of the … Continue reading

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Skull Repatriated to Grand Traverse Band

News coverage: Indian man’s skull turned over to tribe Northern Michigan tribe receives Indian man’s skull that Leelanau County family had for years Indian man’s skull turned over to Michigan tribe Native American skull returned to tribe more than 100 … Continue reading

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Huy: NCAI President Presses Sec. State Kerry Re: UN American Indigenous Prisoners’ Rights Inquiry

Here. Materials here: April 18 2014 NCAI Letter to US State Dept re American Indigenous Prisoners Religious Freedom June 5 2013 UN Special Rapporteur Inquiry to US State Dept re American Indigenous Prisoners Religious Freedoms

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UN Human Rights Committee Draft Report re: United States

The following documents are (1) the recent draft of the Concluding Observations on the fourth report of the United States of America from the UN Human Rights Committee (note in particular paragraph 25 on the rights of Indigenous Peoples, sacred … Continue reading

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FBI Raid on Indiana Man Reveals Numerous Indian Artifacts

Here is the article titled “Thousands of artifacts removed from rural Indiana home.”

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Federal Court Rules against Native Hawaiians Prisoners in Religious Freedom Case

Here are some relevant materials in Davis v. Abercrombie (D. Haw.): 439-1 Huy Amicus Curiae Brief 462 Order Granting Huy’s Motion For Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief 497 Order on Summary Judgment

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“Considerations for Climate Change and Variability Adaptation on the Navajo Nation”

Julie Nania & Karen Cozzetto have published “Considerations for Climate Change and Variability Adaptation on the Navajo Nation,” a report coming out of the Getches-Wilkinson Center at CU Law. The report pdf is here.

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New Student Scholarship on Treaty Rights as Intangible Cultural Property

The Oregon Law Review has published New Ways to Fulfill Old Promises: Native American Hunting and Fishing Rights as Intangible Cultural Property. Here is an excerpt: Current law and policy in the United States has failed to develop a framework … Continue reading

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United Nations Human Rights Committee on American Indian Sacred Sites

The Committee issued a report from its recent review the U.S. late last week. Of note: Rights of indigenous people 25. The Committee is concerned about the insufficient measures being taken to protect the sacred areas of indigenous peoples against … Continue reading

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