Author Archives: Sarah M Donnelly

About Sarah M Donnelly

Program Coordinator for the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

Cheyenne River Sioux’s Motion for Expedited Partial Summary Judgment with Attachments

Further materials in the matter of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe et al v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers et al (D.D.C. 16-cv-01534): 131- Intervenor-Plaintiff’s Partial Motion for Summary Judgment 131-1 Statement of Facts 131-2 Exhibit 131-3 Exhibit 131-4 Exhibit 131-5 Exhibit … Continue reading

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Amicus Briefs in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. Army Corps of Engineers

Download(PDF): National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center Oglala Sioux Tribe Association on American Indian Affairs, Pueblo of Pojoaque, and University of New Mexico School of Law Natural Resources and Environmental Law Clinic National Congress of American Indians, Affiliated Tribes of Northwest … Continue reading

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Hualapai Nation Associate Judge. NEW Closing date: 3/2/2017. National Indian Education Association (NIEA) Tribal Education … Continue reading

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Nooksack Tribe Sues Interior for Refusing to Recognize Tribal Council, Fund Contracts

Download(PDF): Complaint for Injunction, Writ of Mandamus, Declaratory Judgment, and Other Relief

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Standing Rock Denounces Army Easement Announcement, Vows Court Challenge

Download(PDF): Press Release Next steps for Tribe and allies: The Tribe will challenge any easement decision on the grounds that the EIS was wrongfully terminated. The Tribe will demand a fair, accurate and lawful environmental impact statement to identify true … Continue reading

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Pascua Yaqui Tiwahe Coordinator Opening

Download(PDF): Job Announcement The Tiwahe Family Advocacy Coordinator is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, continuation, monitoring, and improvement of the Tiwahe Project under the Office of the Attorney General. The Tiwahe Project’s goal is to strengthen American Indian and … Continue reading

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Citing Religious Freedom Act, CRST Requests TRO Against DAPL

Download(PDF): Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Requests Temporary Restraining Order to DAPL Based on the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

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2017 Berkhofer Lecture: An Evening with Joy Harjo

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Order Denying Stay Pending Appeal in Oglala Sioux v. Fleming (Van Hunnik)

Download(PDF): Doc. 332 – Order (2/9/2017) Link: Previous posts

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No Stay Pending IGRA Appeal in 10th Circuit for Pueblo of Pojoaque

Link: Previous posts Here are further materials and briefs in the matter of Pueblo of Pojoaque v. State of New Mexico, 16-cv-00625 (D. NM): 123 – Plaintiffs’ Motion to Stay the Order and Restore the Preliminary Injunction Pending Appeal Expedited … Continue reading

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