Category Archives: cultural resources

Federal Court Denies Navajo Summary Judgment on Trademark Infringement Claim (One Count)

Here are the materials in Navajo Nation v. Urban Outfitters, Inc. (D.N.M.): 473-navajo-motion-for-summary-j-on-count-1 514-response 548-reply 722-dct-order

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Kyle Whyte: “Why the Native American pipeline resistance in North Dakota is about climate justice”

Here.

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Yes Magazine: “In Negotiations With Feds, Can Standing Rock Change U.S.-Tribe Relationships?”

Here.

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Standing Rock v. Army Corps Update: Emergency Motion for Injunction Pending Appeal

Download(PDF): Plaintiff’s Emergency Motion for Injunction Pending Appeal Federal Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiff-Appellant’s Emergency Motion for Injunction Pending Appeal Intervenor-Defendant’s Opposition to Emergency Motion for Injunction Pending Appeal Link: Previous coverage

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Documents on the Aquila Resources Back 40 Mine Permit from Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin’s press release on the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s decision to grant a mine permit for the Back 40 Mine, an open-pit gold, zinc, and copper mine next to the Menominee River, which threatens cultural properties and … Continue reading

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Fletcher Law360 Commentary: “The Right Side Of History: Obama’s Administration And DAPL”

Here: The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, hundreds of Indian tribes that support its position, and the thousands of Indians that stand by its side in Cannonball lost an important ruling by a federal court on the Dakota Access Pipeline fight (DAPL), … Continue reading

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Feds Deny Approval of Construction of the DAPL on Lands that Border Lake Oahe [corrected headline]

Here is the United States’ press release: JOINT STATEMENT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY AND THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR REGARDING STANDING ROCK SIOUX TRIBE V. U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WASHINGTON – The Department … Continue reading

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Standing Rock’s Request for an Injunction Denied

Here: memorandum-opinion-09_09_2016

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Atlantic: “The Legal Case for Blocking the Dakota Access Pipeline”

Here. Subtitled: “Did the U.S. government help destroy a major Sioux archeological site?” An excerot: “These are valid claims and, as alleged, they are strong claims,” says Sarah Krakoff, a professor of environmental resource and Indian law at the University … Continue reading

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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Intervenor Complaint in DAPL Suit

Here is the complaint in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (D.D.C.): 37-crst-complaint final-revised-treaty-complaint-press-release-2016-09-08

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