Category Archives: cultural resources

NYTs: “The Movement to Define Native American Cuisine”

Here.

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WaPo: “Cleveland’s Chief Wahoo: Why the most offensive image in sports has yet to die”

Here.

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Court Dismisses with Leave to Amend Tribal Challenge to Willits Bypass

Materials in the matter of Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California, et al v. United States Department of Transportation et al, 15-cv-04987 (N.D. Cal. 2016): Doc. 26 – California Department of Transportation’s and Malcolm Dougherty’s Answer and Affirmative Defenses … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Use of “Crazy Horse” Trademark for Strip Clubs

Here is the opinion in Russell Road Food & Beverage v. Spencer. An excerpt: Once associated with a legendary Native American leader, “Crazy Horse” is now a registered trademark for “entertainment services, namely, exotic dance performances.” We must decide whether … Continue reading

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Nez Perce Files Suit Over Final Decision in Clear Creek Project

Download complaint here. Link to news coverage here.

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Copies of Red Rock Testimony Dispatched to D.C. Officials

Links to coverage: Red Rock Stories: Thirty-Four Writers Donate Their Work to Red Rock Testimony to Speak for Utah’s Public Lands and Advocate for Bears Ears The Salt Lake Tribune: Bears Ears Book Will be Sent to Members of Congress … Continue reading

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Fifth Circuit Decides Indian Prisoner Religious Freedom Case

Here is the opinion in Davis v. Davis. An excerpt: Prisoner Plaintiffs Teddy Norris Davis and Robbie Dow Goodman appeal the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of prison officials within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (“TDCJ”). … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Rejects Challenge to Federal Approval of Tule Wind Project over Eagle-Based Challenge

Here is the opinion in Protect Our Communities v. Jewell. From the syllabus: The panel affirmed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of federal agencies and officials and intervenor Tule Wind, LLC in an action challenging the Bureau of … Continue reading

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Nonprofit Quarterly Article on French Auction of Native Artifacts

Link to “Native Americans Protest Sale of Artifacts” by Alexis Buchanan here. Excerpt: Perhaps auction houses would not be so unwavering in the sale of these items if they did not fetch such high prices. The Guardian reports that France has … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in La Cuna De Aztlan Sacred Sites Protection Circle Advisory Committee v. Interior

Here is today’s order list. Cert stage briefs here. Lower court materials here.

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