Category Archives: trust relationship

Norton Sound Health Corp. Sues IHS

Here is the complaint in North Sound Health Corp. v. Azar (D.D.C.): 5-14-2018 NSHC v Azar Complaint (Final as filed)

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Muscogee (Creek) Nation v. Azar Complaint

Here: 2 Complaint

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Eighth Circuit Decides Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate v. U.S. Corps of Engineers

Here is the opinion. The court’s syllabus: Action challenging the issuance of Clean Water Act permits allowing a farm owner to dredge and fill portions of Enemy Swim Lake in furtherance of the owner’s activities in building a road over … Continue reading

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Ruth Hopkins: “Native Tribes Could Lose Federal Recognition of Tribal Sovereignty Under Trump”

From Teen Vogue, here.

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Saginaw Chippewa Disenrollees Sue Interior for Failure to Enforce the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan Distribution of Judgment Funds Act

Here is the complaint in Cavazos v. Zinke (D.D.C.): tribal-members-lawsuit The plaintiffs are represented by Gerald Torres, Michael Sliger, and Hope Babcock. News coverage: “Expelled Tribe Members Say Feds Did Nothing to Protect Their Rights”

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Lummi Tribe v. United States Cert Petition [HUD Funding]

Here is the petition: Cert Petition Questions presented: Does 28 U.S.C. § 1491 grant the court of federal claims jurisdiction over an action to recover grant-in-aid funds unlawfully recouped by the United States or is the action one for specific relief which must be brought under … Continue reading

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Bristol Bay Area Health Waiver Request from USAC Funding Cap (FCC)

Here: 180402 – Request for Waiver of USAC Funding Cap for 2017 Funding

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Seminole Tribe v. Azar Complaint

Here: 01 – Complaint

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Fletcher Review of David Grann’s “Killers of the Flower Moon”

Here is “Failed Protectors: The Indian Trust and Killers of the Flower Moon,” forthcoming in the Michigan Law Review. Abstract: This Review uses Killers of the Flower Moon as a jumping off point for highlighting for readers how so many Indian … Continue reading

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Indian Students’ Claims against BIE School at Havasupai Survive Motion to Dismiss

Here are the materials in Stephen C. v. Bureau of Indian Education (D. Ariz.): 69 BIE Motion to Dismiss 76 Response 78 Havasupai Tribe Amicus Brief 82 Society of Indian Psychologists Amicus Brief 92 BIE Reply 100 DCT Order Complaint … Continue reading

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