Category Archives: Michigan Indian

D.K. Sprague Retires after Twenty-Four Years as Chairman of the Gun Lake Tribe

D.K. Sprague Retires after Twenty-Four Years as Chairman of the Gun Lake Tribe   Sprague Led Tribe from Pre-Recognition to Successful Modern Tribal Government  (Bradley, Mich.) – Today, the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians (Gun Lake Tribe) (Tribe) announced the retirement … Continue reading

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Fletcher & Jurss: “Tribal Jurisdiction – A Historical Bargain”

Matthew Fletcher and Leah Jurss have posted “Tribal Jurisdiction — A Historical Bargain” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The existing rhetoric surrounding tribal civil jurisdiction over non-Indians often leaves out the historical foundations to that jurisdiction. This article compares … Continue reading

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Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe v. Blue Cross Blue Shield Complaint

Here: Complaint

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News Profile on Little Traverse Odawa Treaty Rights Suit

Here.

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En Banc Petition in Kelsey v. Pope

Here: Kelsey Petition for Rehearing en Banc Panel decision and materials here.

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Nottawaseppi Huron Band Seeks Probation Officer

Here: Tribal Court Probation Officer

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Sault Tribe Treaty Rights Litigation RFP

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians (Michigan) seeks an attorney of stature and notable experience to serve as lead counsel for the negotiation, or litigation, of a resource allocation agreement for court affirmed treaty rights, along with possible … Continue reading

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Michigan State NALSA Event — Jan. 21, 2016

Here (MSU NALSA Climate Change Event PDF):  

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Invitation to Connecting with Lawyers Networking Reception on January 28, 2016

Happy New Year! We want to personally invite you and your colleagues to MSU COL’s Connecting with Lawyers Networking Reception on Thursday, January 28, 2016, at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Come connect with current students and recent graduates. … Continue reading

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Michigan COA Briefs in Sault Tribe v. Blue Cross

Here are the briefs in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Blue Cross Blue Shield: Sault Tribe Brief BCBS Brief Sault Tribe Reply

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