Category Archives: cultural resources

Federal Misdemeanor Information Alleging Impersonating an Indian Artist

Here is the paper in United States v. Whetstone (W.D. Mo.): 1 Information

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Ninth Circuit Decides Pit River Tribe v. Bureau of Land Management re: Medicine Lake Highlands

Here is the opinion. An excerpt from the court’s syllabus: The panel reversed the district court’s order granting judgment on the pleadings in an action brought by environmental organizations challenging the Bureau of Land Management’s continuation of 26 geothermal leases … Continue reading

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Federal Court Orders Cancellation of Washington Football Team’s Trademarks Registration

Here are the materials in Pro-Football, Inc. v. Blackhorse (E.D. Va.): 53 DCT Order on Briefing Schedule 56 Pro-Football Motion for Summary J on Constitutional Claims 71 Blackhorse Motion for Partial Summary J 100 Pro-Football Cross Motion 106 Blackhorse Second … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses NAGPRA Private Tort Claim against US

Here are the materials in Jensen v. National Park Service (D. Mass.): 24 NPS Motion to Dismiss 27 Opposition 28 DCT Order Dismissing Complaint

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Amici Press Release in Support of Sac & Fox Nation Cert Petition

Key Groups File Amicus Briefs in Support of Supreme Court Petition To Bring Jim Thorpe Home Members of Congress, Religious Organizations, NCAI Weigh In to Support Petition by Sac and Fox Nation and Thorpe’s Sons to Return His Remains to … Continue reading

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Amicus Briefs in Support of Cert Petition in Sac & Fox Nation v. Borough of Jim Thorpe

Here: 15-07-01 Members of Congress Amicus Brief (Sac & Fox Nation v. Borough, No. 14-1419) NCAI Amicus Brief 15-07-02 Religious Groups Amicus Brief (Sac & Fox Nation v. Borough, No. 14-1419) 15-07-02 Scholars Amicus Brief (Sac & Fox Nation v. … Continue reading

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NPR on Native Protests of Copper Mine in Arizona

Here is “Native Americans Protest Proposed Copper Mine In Arizona.”

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The Ancient One is a Colville Ancestor

Here is “The ancestry and affiliations of Kennewick Man” as published in Nature. From the abstract: Kennewick Man, referred to as the Ancient One by Native Americans, is a male human skeleton discovered in Washington state (USA) in 1996 and … Continue reading

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American Indian Prisoner Religious Freedom Complaint

Here is the complaint in McCarter v. Beard (C.D. Cal.): McCarter RLUIPA Amended Complaint

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Federal Court Declines to Block Solar Project affecting CRIT Sacred Sites

Here are the materials in Colorado River Indian Tribes v. Dept. of Interior (C.D. Cal.): 37-1 CRIT Motion for PI 59 Nextera Opposition 68 Interior Opposition 74 Reply 150 DCT Order We posted the complaint here.

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