Category Archives: News

North Dakota Oil Spill News

Who says the black snake stays in its shell? “December Pipeline Spill in North Dakota 3 Times Larger Than Original Estimates,” from Colorlines. 

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Kristen Carpenter appointed to United Nations Position

Here: On March 24, 2017, at the conclusion of its 34th Session in Geneva, the United Nations Human Rights Council appointed Kristen A. Carpenter as the North American member of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Carpenter … Continue reading

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Permit Issued for Keystone XL Pipeline

Here.

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Louise Erdrich Wins National Book Critics Circle Award for “LaRose”

Here.

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HuffPo: “Cherokee Nation Members Troubled By Trump’s Visit To Andrew Jackson’s Tomb”

Here.  Srsly, you know by now I’m no Andrew Jackson fan. 

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Spring 2017 Michigan Indian Legal Services Newsletter

Download(PDF): MILS_Spring_2017_newsletter

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Minnesota COA Remands Off-Rez Treaty Rights Case to State District Court

Here are the materials in State of Minnesota v. Northrup: Order – Certifying Question Statement – Case – Appellant Order – Jurisdiction Questioned Memorandum – Informal – Respondent Memorandum – Informal – Appellant Order – Dismiss – Not Stipulated, Entire … Continue reading

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Richard Wagamese Walks On

A talented author who used his gifts to draw attention to the intergenerational trauma faced by his family and many others as a result of the Residential Schools in Canada. Such a loss at only 61 years old. Our deepest … Continue reading

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Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women as a Step Toward Empowerment – Event

Link to the announcement here TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER: Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women as a Step Towards Empowerment SAVE THE DATE Wednesday, March 15, 2017 10:30 a.m. Salvation Army 221 E 52nd St. (Downstairs Room) New York, NY 10022 … Continue reading

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Tribe Notifies State of Wisconsin of Intent to Withhold Revenue Sharing Payment

Download(PDF): Letter of Notification From the Tribe: The Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe announced today that it has notified the State of Wisconsin of its intent to withhold its revenue sharing payment of $923,000 due to the State’s violation of its gaming compact with … Continue reading

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