Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Financial Blog: “Trump advisors aim to privatize oil-rich Indian reservations”

Here.

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Nooksack Update — Disenrollment Reconsideration; Kelly Letter to BIA; Whatcom County Materials

Here are the reconsideration materials: Omnibus Written Disenrollment Reconsideration Request Nooksack Disenrollee TANF Denial Letter Nooksack Disenrollee Declaration re TANF Denial Nooksack Disenrollee Declaration re Medical Presciption Denial Nooksack Disenrollee Declaration re Elder Health Care Denial Nooksack Disenrollee Declaration re … Continue reading

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Army Corps Denies Easement at Standing Rock Pipeline Crossing

NYTs.  Press release from NCAI here. 

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538 Profile: “Police Violence Against Native Americans Goes Far Beyond Standing Rock”

Here. 

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BIA Acquires Pe’Sla Property in Trust for Four Tribes

Here is the decision in State of South Dakota v. Great Plains Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs: Decision An excerpt: For the reasons below, I affirm the Regional Director’s Decision to accept Pe’Sla in trust. The Regional Director properly determined … Continue reading

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Navajo Nation RFP: Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Act Appeals

Here (RFP for NHLSP Appeals): The Navajo Nation seeks outside counsel to represent it in federal appeals of benefit denials made by an independent federal commission.  Respondent will also provide coordination, consultation, advice, and recommendations on related pending suits.  Respondent … Continue reading

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New Poem from Frank Pommersheim: “Buddha Stands With Standing Rock”

Buddha Stands With Standing Rock Frank Pommersheim   Water against oil   flow against frack prairie against Corps horse against tank song against empire spirit against capital vision against history peace against war life against death Mitaku Oyasin (all my … Continue reading

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NYTs (Timothy Egan): “Fake Cowboys and Real Indians”

Here. Bundys = fake cowboys  Standing Rock protest = real Indians

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Yurok Tribe Suit against Bureau of Reclamation over Klamath River Coho Salmon

Here is the complaint in Yurok Tribe v. Bureau of Reclamation (N.D. Cal.): Complaint

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ASU Law Tribal Government E-Commerce Conference Feb 2-3/17 — REGISTRATION OPEN

Here are some details: The Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is hosting its third annual Tribal Government E-Commerce CLE Conference entitled: Sovereignty and E-Commerce:  Innovating and Reshaping the  Borders of … Continue reading

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