Category Archives: cultural resources

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”

Here.

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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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NYTs (Timothy Egan): “Fake Cowboys and Real Indians”

Here. Bundys = fake cowboys  Standing Rock protest = real Indians

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Update in Suit against Pipeline Company in Kiowa Country

Here are the materials in Davilla v. Enable Midstream Partners (W.D. Okla.): 14-davilla-motion-to-dismiss-counterclaim 25-emp-response-to-14 28-davilla-reply-in-support-of-14 31-emp-motion-on-damages-and-rules-of-decision 32-davilla-motion-for-summary-j-on-liability 36-emp-response-to-32 37-davilla-response-to-31 38-davilla-reply-in-support-of-32 39-emp-reply-in-support-of-31 51-dct-order-on-31 Prior post here.

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Peggy Fontenot Challenge to Oklahoma Art Sales Act

Here is the complaint in Fontenot v. Pruitt (W.D. Okla.): 1 Complaint

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NYTs: “Even as Trudeau Reaches Out to First Nations, Mercury Rises”

Here, by Stephen Marche.

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