Author Archives: Ann Tweedy

About Ann Tweedy

Tribal Attorney for Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, legal scholar, adjunct professor at University of Tulsa, and poet. Read more at www.anntweedy.com.

Today’s Supreme Court order list

Here. Highlights are that there has been no decision on cert. in the Culverts case and that the Wampanoag’s First Circuit gaming win will remain in place.

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Colville Member Prevails in B.C.’s High Court on Right to Hunt in Canada

Here’s a news article.  Mr. Desautel prevailed as a descendant of the Sinixt Tribe. Decision is here.

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Quileute & Quinault response to request for rehearing/rehearing en banc in ocean U&A case

Here is Quileute & Quinault’s response, addressing issues such as whether the Stevens treaties must be read together, the meaning of “fish” and whether U&As are species-specific, the proper use of the canons of construction, and what we know of … Continue reading

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Profile of Western Mich. U. Artist of the Month, Isa Kip Mani Win

A profile of Oglala musician and music therapy student Isa Kip Mani Win/Cindy Minkler, here. Excerpt below: When meeting Isa Kip Mani Win/Cindy Minkler, a music therapy student at Western Michigan University who plays both piano and her distinctive cedar … Continue reading

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U.S. brief in opposition to cert. in Culverts case

Here.

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Yukon First Nations’ Suit over Peel Watershed Reaches Canada Supreme Court

Here. Previous coverage is here.

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Makah & State request rehearing & rehearing en banc in dispute regarding Quileute’s and Quinault’s ocean U&A

Makah’s petition is here, and the state’s is here. Among the issues at stake in the case are whether the Stevens treaties must be interpreted monolithically and whether the evidence of whaling and sealing is sufficient to establish fishing usual … Continue reading

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Commentary on Ak-Chin Same-Sex Marriage Case

Here’s a brief interview of me (Ann Tweedy) by Mark Brodie of KJZZ on the significance of the Ak-Chin same-sex marriage case. Previous coverage is here.

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Native America Calling Show on Gun Control

This show aired on Tuesday. Guest commentators included Deb Haaland for the first half and John Dossett and Ann Tweedy for the second half.

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FBA’s D.C. Indian Law Conference is Fri. Nov. 3.

Register here.

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