Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Federal Court Again Dismisses Challenge to Blue Lake Rancheria Tribal Court Jurisdiction

Here are the materials in Acres v. Blue Lake Rancheria (N.D. Cal.): 39-blue-lake-motion 41-opposition 48-dct-minute-order

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Federal Court Orders Indian Lessee & Attorney to Return Royalty Overpayment

Here are the materials in Enerplus Resources (USA) Corporation v. Wilkinson (D. N.D.): 62-enerplus-motion-for-summary-j 70-response 73-reply 75-dct-order Materials in the pending Eighth Circuit portion of this case are here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Pro Se Wrongful Termination Claim against White Earth Ojibwe

Here are the materials in Harper v. White Earth Human Resources (D. Minn.): 9-motion-to-dismiss 26-magistrate-report 28-dct-order

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NYTs Video: “A Standing Rock Camp is Burned”

Here.

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Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin Has Walked On

Here. You might recall the former Congressman’s  stand against the Washington Football Team.

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Stephen Pevar: “In South Dakota, Officials Defied a Federal Judge and Took Indian Kids Away From Their Parents in Rigged Proceedings”

Here, from ACLU’s Speak Freely blog.

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Tenth Circuit Holds Wind River Reservation Diminished

Here is the 2-1 opinion in State of Wyoming v. EPA: CA10 Opinion Briefs here.

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Sun v. Mashantucket Pequot Cert Petition

Here: sun-cert-petition Question presented: If the District Court refuses Plaintiffs’ Motion to Reopen its case based squarely upon whether the case has no chance of succeeding on its merits, is it a violation of Plaintiffs’ Due Process rights for the … Continue reading

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NIGC Not Held in Contempt for Refusal to Reconsider Decision on Fort Sill Apache New Mexico Casino

Here are the materials in Fort Sill Apache Tribe v. National Indian Gaming Commission (D.D.C.): 60 Stipulated Order 67 Fort Sill Motion to Enforce 67-1 NIGC Letter 68 Opposition 69 Reply 70 DCT Order on Motion to Enforce We posted … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Employment Claims against Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe

Here are the materials in Bruguire v. Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians (W.D. Wis.): 14 Motion to Dismiss 15 Opposition 16 Reply 22 DCT Order

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