Category Archives: federal recognition
Federal Court Won’t Acknowledge Chinook Tribe, but Allows Suit to Challenge Federal Acknowledgement Regs
Here is the order in Chinook Indian Nation v. Zinke (W.D. Wash.): 45 dct order Materials here,
in Chinook Indian Nation v. Zinke (W.D. Wash.): 32 us motion to dismiss 37 chinook response 41 reply Complaint here.
Here are the materials in Nipmuc Nation v. Zinke (D. Mass.): 35 Tribe Motion for Summary J 40-1 BIA Opposition 46 Tribe Response 51 BIA Reply 58 DCT Order
Federal Court Holds Burt Lake Band of Ottawa Indians Has Standing to Challenge 2015 Federal Acknowledgment Regs
Here is the order in Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians v. Zinke (D.D.C.): 20 DCT Order Briefs here. Here are some details on this as yet non-recognized tribe: New Scholarship on the Burt Lake Burn-Out Northern Express Article … Continue reading →
Here: bills-115hr984enr News coverage: “Trump signs bill giving recognition to 6 Virginia tribes”
Federal Magistrate Enters Default against Yamassee Tribal Nation Supreme Court in Claim involving JPMorgan Chase
Here are the materials in JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. v. Khamsanvong (E.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint 22 Magistrate Order
Here is the complaint in Tolowa Nation v. United States (N.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint
Here are the materials in Bruette v. Secretary of the Interior (E.D. Wis.): 10 Motion to Dismiss 13 Amended Motion to Dismiss 15 Opposition 16 Reply 17 DCT Order
Here is the opinion in Mdewakanton Sioux Indians of Minnesota v. Zinke (D.D.C.). Briefs previously posted here.