Category Archives: Michigan Indian

Michigan Radio Articles on Line 5

Here is “Commenters oppose new Line 5 anchor supports, accuse state of ignoring concerns.” And “Animation: Watch Line 5 accumulate 147 anchor supports in 16 years.“

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Sault Tribe Sues Interior over Failure to Comply with Mandatory Trust Land Acquisition Statute

Here is the complaint in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Zinke (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 1-1 Exhibit I 1-2 Exhibit II 1-3 Exhibit III 1-4 Exhibit IV 1-5 Exhibit V 1-6 Exhibit VI Interior denial letter here. Lansing … Continue reading

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“‘You’ve gotta do it yourself’: Grand Traverse Tribe collects sonar images of Line 5”

From Michigan Radio, here.

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New Paper on The Extraterritorial Reach of Tribal Court Criminal Jurisdiction

Grant Christensen has posted “The Extraterritorial Reach of Tribal Court Criminal Jurisdiction” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Conflicts over the jurisdiction between tribal, state, and federal courts arise regularly due to the nature of overlapping sovereignty. The Supreme Court … Continue reading

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ELPC and NWF Lawsuit Filed Against U.S. Coast Guard for Its Failure to Have a Sufficient Emergency Response Plan in Place in the Event of an Enbridge Line 5 Oil Pipeline Spill in the Great Lakes

Here is the complaint in Environmental Law and Policy Center v. United States Coast Guard (E.D. Mich.): elpc_nwf-complaint-uscg.pdf

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News Coverage of Line 5 Camp at Cross Village

Here is “Protesters set up camp near Line 5.“

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DFP: “Standing Rock protesters now protesting Line 5 pipeline”

Here.

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Rock Your Mocs — August 16, 2018 — Historic Fort Wayne (Detroit)

Here (pdf):

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Update II in KBIC Suit against Michigan Treasury

Here are the newest materials in Keweenaw Bay Indian Community v. Khouri (W.D. Mich.): 152 state response to tribal motion for partial summary j 163 kbic reply in support of motion 200 motion for protective order 207 kbic response to … Continue reading

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LTBB Honors Former Appellate Justice Wenona Singel

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