Category Archives: cultural resources

Materials on Federal Seizure of $741,480 from Hopi Cultural Preservation Board Bank Account

Here are the materials so far in United States v. $741,480.00 (D. Ariz.): 1 Complaint 17 Application for Default Judgment 21 Application for Partial Default Judgment

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NYTs: “A Heated Linguistic Debate: What Makes ‘Redskins’ a Slur?”

Here. I like Sherman Alexie’s take on the Daily Show here. In short, who ever says “Great job, redskin” in a good way?

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Updates in Navajo Nation v. Urban Outfitters

Here are the materials in Navajo Nation v. Urban Outfitters, 12-cv-00195 (D. N.M.): Doc. 668 Memorandum Opinion and Order Denying in Part Defendants’ Partial Motion for Summary Judgment Based on Laches and Granting in Part Plaintiffs’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment on Defendants’ … Continue reading

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Army Corps of Engineers Rejects Gateway Pacific Terminal

Download Memorandum for Record here. The Corps has denied the permit to build a coal export facility near Cherry Point after deciding the impact to Lummi Nation fishing would violate their treaty rights.

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Call for Presentations: 15th National Indian Nations Conference

The Office for Victims of Crime and the Tribal Law and Policy Institute are extending this invitation to participate as a presenter at the 15th National Indian Nations Conference. Workshop presentations should demonstrate methods and strategies to improve safety, as well as … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Sarah Donnelly, Call for Papers, Child Welfare, Criminal, cultural resources, ICWA, Scholarship, tribal courts | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Narragansett Tribe Sues Electric Co. over Historic Preservation

Here are the materials in Narragansett Indian Tribe v. Narragansett Electric Company (D. R.I.): 1 Complaint 2 Motion for TRO  

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Bigotry, Calls for Violence, Follow Protest of Tribal Treaty Fishing

Link to article by Charles Tanner Jr. on IREHR’s website here.

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La Cuna De Aztlan Sacred Sites Protection Circle Advisory Committee v. DOI Cert Stage Briefs

Here: Cert Petition Energy Defendants Cert Opp US Cert Opp Reply

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ACHP Letter re: Dakota Access Pipeline Project

Here: ACHPDakota Access Pipeline.con.06may16

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Professor Tsosie on Indigenous Identity & Sports Mascots

Professor Tsosie’s excellent Federal Lawyer article on identity and sports mascots is available below. Her longer law review article on these subjects is available here. Tsosie Fed Lawyer Art on Mascots As one of the curators of the Indian law … Continue reading

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