Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Federal Court Partially Grants Motion to Reconsider in White Mountain Apache Trust Breach Suit

Here are the new materials in White Mountain Apache Tribe v. United States (Fed. Cl.): 26-1 motion for reconsideration 32 response 35 reply 37 wmat supplemental brief 38 us response to 37 39 dct order Prior post here.

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Post-Trial Briefs in Tulalip Tribes v. Washington [Quil Ceda]

Here are the post-trial briefs in Tulalip Tribes v. State of Washington (W.D. Wash.): stateposttrialbrief tulalipposttrialbrief Case tag here.

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Skokomish v. Forsman

Here is the unpublished opinion: 17-35336 docket 47_6.18.2018 Briefs here.

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South Dakota SCT Dismisses Appeal Challenging State Utility Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline

Here is the opinion: in re keystone xl pipeline

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NYTs: “Video Shows Border Patrol SUV Hitting Native American Man, Then Driving Away”

Here.

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National Indian Law Library Bulletin (6/14/2018)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/14/18. U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.html Petition for certiorari was filed in Citizen Potawatomi Nation v. Oklahoma (Indian Gaming – Arbitration) on 5/30/18. A Per … Continue reading

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Iowa Law Review Student Scholarship on How NHPA Fails Tribal Interests

Amanda M. Marincic has published “The National Historic Preservation Act: An Inadequate Attempt to Protect the Cultural and Religious Sites of Native Nations” in the Iowa Law Review. An excerpt: Beginning in 2016, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe engaged in … Continue reading

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Nooksack: Three New Disenrollment-Related Lawsuits

Doucette v. Zinke (W.D. Wash): complaint Belmont v. BIA Acting Northwest Regional Director (IBIA): appellants’ notice of appeal and initial statements of reasons Tageant v. Smith (Wash. Sup. Ct.): first amended complaint

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Seminole Tribe v. FCC Petition for Review [NHPA]

Here is the petition in Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Federal Communications Commission (D.C. Cir.): complaint

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News Profile of Rising Indian Women Leaders

From Planet Jackson Hole, “Tipping the Scales: While challenging imbalances of representation in law and politics, a wave of indigenous women are rising into power within their communities.” Profiles include Deb Haaland, Terri Smith, and Affie Ellis.

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