Category Archives: treaty rights

Ninth Circuit Briefs in Skokomish Indian Tribe v. Forsman

Here: Skokomish Opening Brief Forsman Answer Brief Skallam Tribes Amicus Brief Lower court materials here.

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Op Ed by Washington State Rep. J.T. Wilcox on Culverts Case

Here.

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Today’s Supreme Court order list

Here. Highlights are that there has been no decision on cert. in the Culverts case and that the Wampanoag’s First Circuit gaming win will remain in place.

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AALS Indian Nations Panel on 1868 Treaties

John LaVelle, Michalyn Steele, Colette Routel, and Monte Mills

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Colville Member Prevails in B.C.’s High Court on Right to Hunt in Canada

Here’s a news article.  Mr. Desautel prevailed as a descendant of the Sinixt Tribe. Decision is here.

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Michigan Tribal Response to Michigan’s Line 5 Deeply Flawed Report

Here: Tribal Comments on Dynamic Risk Final Alternatives Analysis 12-22-2017 GTB 12-20-17 letter to governor

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Quileute & Quinault response to request for rehearing/rehearing en banc in ocean U&A case

Here is Quileute & Quinault’s response, addressing issues such as whether the Stevens treaties must be read together, the meaning of “fish” and whether U&As are species-specific, the proper use of the canons of construction, and what we know of … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Lummi over Klallam Tribes in U&A Litigation

Here is the opinion in Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe v. Lummi Nation. From the syllabus: The panel reversed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of the Lower Elwha Klallam Indian Tribe, and held that the disputed waters west of Whidbey Island, Washington … Continue reading

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Cert Opp Briefs in Culverts Case

Here: US Brief in Opposition Tribes Brief in Opposition

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U.S. brief in opposition to cert. in Culverts case

Here.

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