Category Archives: treaty rights
Here: Skokomish Opening Brief Forsman Answer Brief Skallam Tribes Amicus Brief Lower court materials here.
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.
John LaVelle, Michalyn Steele, Colette Routel, and Monte Mills
Here’s a news article. Mr. Desautel prevailed as a descendant of the Sinixt Tribe. Decision is here.
Here: Tribal Comments on Dynamic Risk Final Alternatives Analysis 12-22-2017 GTB 12-20-17 letter to governor
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 →
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 →
Here: US Brief in Opposition Tribes Brief in Opposition