Category Archives: Michigan Indian

Guest Post: Bill Rastetter on Judge Enslen

From long-time Grand Traverse Band counsel Bill Rastetter on the passing of Judge Enslen: Writing this helps me to reflect upon not just Richard Enslen but also the two other Western District judges appointed by Jimmy Carter — all of … Continue reading

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Gatzaros’ Cert Petition against Sault Tribe Denied

Here is today’s order list. We posted the petition and related materials here.

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Job Posting for Associate Judge Position at Nottawaseppi Huron

Here.

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Oakland County Legal News Interview with Fletcher

Here. Excerpts: Pursglove: Is Indigenous Law a good field for law students? Fletcher: For many Native students, Indian law is the reason they chose law school. Few other students have a chance to take classes where the history of their … Continue reading

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Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Seek Gaming Commission Executive Director

Here: Executive Director-Gaming Commission

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“Matt Wesaw Named To U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Committee”

Here.

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State of Michigan Sues Sault Tribe Officials–Amended Complaint with Exhibits

Amended Complaint 2Exhibit A (Letter from DOI) Exhibit B (letter from Gov. Snyder to Chairman Eitrem) Exhibit C (Sault Tribe Submission for Mandatory Fee-to-Trust Acquisition) Exhibit D (Same, for the Sibley Parcel) Exhibit E (Sault Tribe approval of development agreement … Continue reading

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Kyle Whyte on Food Justice and Collective Food Relations

Kyle Whyte has posted his paper, “Food Justice and Collective Food Relations,” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Food justice is commonly understood as the norm that everyone should have access to safe, healthy and culturally-appropriate foods no matter one’s … Continue reading

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Michigan DNR Considering Selling 10,000 Acres of Upper Peninsula Land to Graymont Mining Company

Here is “Michigan officials considering a 10,000 acre land deal in the UP.”

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MSU Law Talk Today — Seven Generations: Reflecting on Our Past to Achieve Justice for Our Tomorrow

Seven Generations: Reflecting on Our Past to Achieve Justice for Our Tomorrow MSU Law’s Diversity Consortium and Native American Law Students Association (NALSA) Tuesday, January 27th 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM MSU College of Law, Room 471 Please join MSU … Continue reading

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