Category Archives: Author: Ann Tweedy

Fed Bar Indian Law Conference starts next Thursday!

Register here.

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Contract Legal Aid Attorney Position at Muckleshoot

This is a one-day-a-week position. The Muckleshoot Tribal Court has an immediate opening for a contract attorney to staff the Court’s free, weekly legal aid clinic. The attorney will provide direct legal services to community members on a wide range … Continue reading

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Amended Panel Decision in the Culverts Case

Here. All aspects of the substantive holding are retained. This new order adds analysis on a couple of issues (recoupment and the State’s futility argument). No word yet on the court’s response to the request for rehearing en banc. View … Continue reading

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Free CLE on Stand-Your-Ground Laws and Indian Country at ASU on Monday

Registration is at 2:30 and the event begins at 3 pm. The agenda is here, and more info. is here.

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Bad River seeks removal of Enbridge pipeline from its reservation


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Tribal Tax-Exemption Win in Washington Supreme Court

The Washington Supreme Court has upheld a state law allowing tribal fee lands used for economic development projects to be exempt from state taxes provided that the tribe pays a payment in lieu of tax. (PILT). The case concerned Muckleshoot-owned … Continue reading

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#NoDAPL Turned on its Head

Here’s a piece by Terry Anderson & Shawn Regan arguing that the reasons that Standing Rock opposes the pipeline have to with the fact that the Tribe couldn’t benefit economically from DAPL due to stifling federal regulation. This is a … Continue reading

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Photographer Matika Wilbur at King County Library in Auburn, WA

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DAPL Protest Poetry & Art Sought

Award-winning Standing Rock Sioux poet Tiffany Midge is soliciting poetry and artwork protesting DAPL for publication in broadsides for Broadside Press. The full call is below: Broadsided Special Features: Responses: Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) Protests at Standing Rock, 2016 … Continue reading

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New Law Review Note on Obergefell and Tribal Law

Steven Alagna has published this interesting and important piece in Washington University Law Review.

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