Category Archives: trust relationship

Federal Court Affirms Some 638 Contract Denials re: Northern Arapaho Tribe, Remands Others

Here are the materials in Northern Arapaho Tribe v. Lacounte (D. Mont.): 131 NAT Motion for Summary Judgment 140 US Cross Motion 146 NAT Reply 149 US Reply 175 DCT Order An excerpt: The Court affirms the BIA’s declinations of … Continue reading

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Yawwinma Nez Perce Rapid River Traditional Cultural Property

From Dan Rey-Bear: This historic and ongoing tribal fishing ground near Riggins, Idaho was just listed on the National Register of Historic Places, https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-06-07/pdf/2017-11737.pdf. For background, see the draft nomination form. From page 42 of the draft nomination: “For some … Continue reading

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Federal Nooksack Update: USDC (RICO), IBIA, IHS, EPA

Here are additional materials in Rabang v. Kelly (W.D. Wash.): 66 – Defendant Chief Judge Raymond Dodge’s Motion for Summary Judgment and Memorandum in Support Thereof 71 – Plaintiffs’ Response to Defendant Dodge’s Motion for Summary Judgment 80 – Defendant … Continue reading

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Grand Traverse Band Response to House Resources Committee Memo of May 22, 2017

Here are the materials: 06-06-17 Ltrs to Hon. Raul Labrador and Donald McEachin County Commissioner-Ty Wessell Letter of Support ARTICLE – Rep. Rob Bishop Angers House Colleagues Over His Handling of I…

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The Atlantic: “Will Bears Ears Remain a National Monument?”

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Federal Circuit Rejects Wyandot Nation of Kansas Trust Claims

Here is the opinion in Wyandot Nation of Kansas v. United States. An excerpt: The Wyandot Nation of Kansas (“Wyandot Nation”) is a Native American tribe allegedly tracing its ancestry to the Historic Wyandot Nation. It claims to be a federally recognized Indian … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rules Against Burley Faction in California Miwok Dispute

Here are the materials in California Valley Miwok Tribe v. Zinke (E.D. Cal.): 44-1 Burley Motion for Summary J 46 US Cross-Motion 47 Dixie Cross-Motion 48 Burley Response 50 US Response 51 Dixie Response 53 Burley Reply 56 US Reply 57 … Continue reading

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DOI Consultation Notice on DOI Reorganization

Download(PDF): Tribal Listening Sessions on E.O. 13871: Reorganization of the Executive Branch Acting Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Michael S. Black, invites Tribal leaders to attend one of the listed listening sessions to provide input on improving “efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability” … Continue reading

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Nooksack Kelly Faction Files Notice of Appeal in Rabang v. Kelly; IHS Reassumes Services “Effective Immediately”

Here is the notice of appeal: Notice of Appeal And the IHS letter: May 16 Letter from IHS to Robert Kelly Jr

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The Guardian: “New Mexico’s tribal groups gear up to fight for their home”

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