Category Archives: treaty rights

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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Bay Mills Objections to Modified Consent Decree in United States v. Enbridge

Here: consent-decree-objections-9-13-18.pdf

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Michigan Radio Articles on Line 5

Here is “Commenters oppose new Line 5 anchor supports, accuse state of ignoring concerns.” And “Animation: Watch Line 5 accumulate 147 anchor supports in 16 years.“

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Herrera v. Wyoming SCOTUS Background Materials

Here are the merit stage briefs: Petitioner’s Brief 17-532 tsac Indian Law Professors Crow Tribe Amicus Brief Eastern Shoshone Amicus Brief Natural Resources Law Professors Brief NCAI Brief PACIFIC AND INLAND NORTHWEST TREATY TRIBES Brief Public Health Scholars Brief Shoshone-Bannock … Continue reading

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Gerald Torres on the Public Trust Suit Julianna v. United States

Gerald Torres has published “No Ordinary Lawsuit: The Public Trust and the Duty to Confront Climate Disruption–Commentary on Blumm and Wood” in the American University Law Review Forum.

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Tribes Sue over Keystone XL Pipeline

Here: ROSEBUD SIOUX TRIBE AND FORT BELKNAP INDIAN COMMUNITY FILE SUIT AGAINST KEYSTONE XL The Rosebud Sioux Tribe (Sicangu Lakota Oyate) and the Fort Belknap Indian Community (Assiniboine (Nakoda) and Gros Ventre (Aaniiih) Tribes) in coordination with their counsel, the … Continue reading

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Federal Court Holds Nonrecognized Tribe May Not Issue Hunting and Fishing Permits But Does Not Issue Injunction under 18 U.S.C. § 1343

Here are the materials in United States v. Uintah Valley Shoshone Tribe (D. Utah): 2 Complaint 3 Motion for TRO 14 Response 15 Response 26 Defendants Brief on Plenary Power 45 Federal Motion for Summary J 47 Opposition 48 Opposition … Continue reading

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