Category Archives: treaty rights

Miccosukee Per Cap Taxation Cert Petitions

Here is the petition in Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida v. United States: cert-petition-1-1.pdf Question presented: The 2014 Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act states that, for income tax purposes, “[g]ross income does not include the value of any Indian … Continue reading

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Atlantic Profile of the Herrera v. Wyoming Case

“Can Congress Void a Tribal Treaty Without Telling Anyone?” here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Swinomish v. BNSF

Here: BNSF opening brief Swinomish answer brief Other posts here.  

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Greg Abalvsky Commentary on the Herrera Argument

From SCOTUSBlog, here.

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Oral Argument Transcript in Herrera v. Wyoming

Here. Background materials here.

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Wisconsin Tribes Sue Wisconsin over Taxation of Indian Lands

Here are the materials in Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians v. Walker (W.D. Wis.): 2018.11.30 – Docket 01 – Complaint 2018.11.30 – Docket 1-1 – Civil Cover Sheet 2018.11.30 – Docket 1-2 – Exhibit Index 2018.11.30 … Continue reading

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Seattle U. Indigenous Peoples Day Panel

Seattle U. Panel on the Ongoing Invisibility of Native and Tribal Rights featuring Nisqually Council Member Willie Frank III and Attorney and Law Professor Ann Tweedy Continue reading

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News Profile on Line 5 and Tribal Treaty Rights

Here is “‘We were here first’: Tribes say Line 5 pipeline tunnel ignores treaty rights.”

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New Scholarship on Indian Treaty Rights and Fossil-Fuel Exports Projects in the Pacific Northwest

Michael C. Blumm & Jeffrey Litwak have posted “Democratizing Treaty Fishing Rights: Denying Fossil-Fuel Exports Projects in the Pacific Northwest,” forthcoming in the Colorado Natural Resources, Energy & Environmental Law Review, on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Indian treaty fishing rights … Continue reading

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ILPC/TICA 2018 Conference Nov. 15-16: First Panel

Unsure of whether to attend the ILPC/TICA Conference this fall? Over the next week, we’ll be giving you inside peeks into the panels we’re very proud to host. Register and come visit us on the banks of the Red Cedar this … Continue reading

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