Category Archives: Michigan Indian

NYTs Article on German Museums and American Indian Scalps

Here.

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News Update in KBIC Judicial Crisis — Utilities Shut Off

Here is the news article, “KBIC moves tribal court.”

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Colorado Law School Symposium on Michigan v. Bay Mills — Agenda

Here (PDF): Click agenda to register.

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Keweenaw Bay Judicial Crisis

Here is the new report, “Judges suspended by Tribal Council following KBIC civil lawsuit hearing.” Note that the tribal judicial code treats the judiciary as a branch of government on par with the legislative and executive branches.

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2014 Pottawatomi Gathering Judicial Conference

At the Gun Lake Tribe’s moon pavilion. Spartans representing. Delicious feast!

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Sixth Circuit Vacates and Remands Saginaw Chippewa/NLRB Decision in Light of Noel Canning

Here: CA6 Mandate CA6 Order Vacating and Remanding The court held moot the Saginaw Chippewa motion for abeyance. Materials here.

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MSU seeks new Director for Native American Institute

The official position announcement is located here, and the job posting number is 9891. The Native American Institute (NAI) works with tribes, Native American organizations, and various Michigan State University units to enhance the sovereignty, cultural continuity, and well-being of … Continue reading

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Saginaw Chippewa (Sur)Reply to NLRB Reply in Support of Its Motion for Vacature and Remand

Here: SCIT Surreply re NLRB Remand Motion [& In Support of Abeyance Motion] (Now) complete briefing here: NLRB Motion to Remand Sag Chip Motion to Hold Appeal in Abeyance Sag Chip Opposition to NLRB Motion Szotkowski Declaration NLRB Reply in … Continue reading

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Split Sixth Circuit Panel Rules in Favor of Sault Tribe in $74 Million Contract Dispute

Here are the materials in Gatzaros v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians: Gatzaros Opening Brief Sault Tribe Brief Gatzaros Reply Brief CA6 Opinion The parties have litigated in bankruptcy court, too — see here.

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Michigan Tribal Judges Invited to MDTC “Meet the Judges” Event (Oct. 2, 2014)

Here is a link to the event. Registration form here.

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