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.

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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N. Scott Momaday to lecture tonight in Tacoma

Tickets are $20. More information here.

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Seattle Times Editorial Board Supports WA’s Cert Petition in Culverts Case

Here. Previous coverage is here.

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Culverts cert petition filed

The State of Washington has petitioned for cert. in the Culverts case. The cert. petition is available here.

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California Indian Legal Services’ 50th Anniversary Celebration

The event will be 9/22 in Sacramento. More information here. Congrats to CILS and thank you for all that you do! I got my start as a law student interning there in the late ’90s and have great memories of … Continue reading

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2017 Canoe Journey Blog

The Northwestern Tribes’ Canoe Journey wrapped up this past weekend in Campbell River. Here’s Matika Wilbur’s beautiful blog documenting the Journey. I was privileged to attend the Muckleshoot landing. Muckleshoot Canoe Landing © Ann Tweedy  

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