Category Archives: cultural resources

TICA CLE: “International Treaties, Agreements, and Instruments which include Traditional Knowledge, Genetic Resources, or Traditional Cultural Expressions” (Feb. 2, 2017)

Here. The description: This CLE will provide an overview of select international treaties, agreements and other instruments that have provisions regarding Traditional Knowledge (TK), Genetic Resources (GR), or Traditional Cultural Expressions (TCE).  Primarily in the past 25 years, many such … Continue reading

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Lee v. Tam Oral Argument Transcript

Here.

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Ninth Circuit Oral Argument Video in Havasupai v. Provencio (Grand Canyon Uranium Mine)

Here Briefs here.

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Mohawk Descendant Prevails in Texas RFRA Action against Dept. of Corrections

Here is the opinion in Walters v. Livingston (Tex. Ct. App.) 3rd-court-opinion

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Cathay Smith: “Oral Tradition and the Kennewick Man”

Cathay Y.N. Smith has published “Oral Tradition and the Kennewick Man” (PDF) in the Yale Law Journal Forum. An excerpt: On the eve of the upcoming repatriation of the Kennewick Man, this Essay focuses on the Ninth Circuit Court of … Continue reading

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Federal Court Denies Rule 11 Sanctions Motion against Native American Arts by Party Whose Arguments Were Borderline Frivolous

Here are the materials in Native American Arts v. Peter Stone Co. (N.D. Ill.): 367-motion-for-sanctions 370-opposition 371-reply 373-dct-order An excerpt: In that briefing, the defendant’s primary position was that the plaintiff was collaterally estopped from establishing standing. Its secondary position … Continue reading

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WaPo: “In Dakota Access pipeline controversy, Obama’s ties to tribes played pivotal role”

Here.

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Financial Blog: “Trump advisors aim to privatize oil-rich Indian reservations”

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Photographer Matika Wilbur at King County Library in Auburn, WA

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Army Corps Denies Easement at Standing Rock Pipeline Crossing

NYTs.  Press release from NCAI here. 

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