Tag Archives: Crow Nation

Herrera v. Wyoming Cert Petition

Here: 2017-10-05 Herrera Cert Petition Question presented: Whether Wyoming’s admission to the Union or the establishment of the Bighorn National Forest abrogated the Crow Tribe of Indians’ 1868 federal treaty right to hunt on the “unoccupied lands of the United States,” thereby permitting the … Continue reading

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Montana SCT Holds Water Rights Associated with Former Crow Allotment but Now Held by Others are Not Part of Tribal Water Right

Here are the materials in In re Scott Ranch: Opinion/Order  Amicus Curiae Brief  Appellant Brief 

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Crow Allottees Challenge to Water Compact

Here is the order in Crow Allottees Assn. v. Bureau of Indian Affairs: Crow Allottees Memorandum Opinion Briefs: Opening Brief Federal Answer Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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Split Ninth Circuit Panel Allows Equal Protection Claim against FBI Official Who Failed to Properly Investigate Murder of Crow Nation Members

Here is the unpublished opinion in Cole v. Oravec. Briefs: Appellant Brief Answer Brief Reply Prior posts here.

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Statement on the First National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls

Statement from the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center,  Link Here The current reports of abduction and murder of American Indian women and girls are alarming and represent one of the most severe aspects of the spectrum of violence committed against … Continue reading

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NYTs Profile of Energy Tribes and Trump Administration

Here is “Tribes That Live Off Coal Hold Tight to Trump’s Promises,”

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Federal Court Suppresses Key Evidence Procured in Stop of Non-Indian by Tribal Police

Here are the materials in United States v. Cooley (D. Mont.): 34 Motion to Suppress 41 Response 46 Reply 48 DCT Order An excerpt: Normally, under Bressi, Officer Saylor would be required to determine whether Cooley was non–Indian shortly after … Continue reading

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NYTs Obituary on Joe Medicine Crow

Here is “Joseph Medicine Crow, Tribal War Chief and Historian, Dies at 102.”

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NY Times on Shutdown and Tribes

Here. Aaron Payment, the chairman of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Michigan, said his tribe had already shut down its H.I.V. prevention program and furloughed employees for its Head Start program for a month because of sequestration. Now, … Continue reading

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WaPo Article on Shut Down and Indian Tribes

Here. Some tribes intend to fill the gap in federal funds themselves, risking deficits of their own to cushion communities with chronic high unemployment and poverty against the effects of the budget battle. “Do we just throw kids onto the … Continue reading

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