Tag Archives: fishing rights

President Fawn Sharp on the Culverts Case

Here (scroll down to the second audio player).

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Quileute & Quinault response to request for rehearing/rehearing en banc in ocean U&A case

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

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Ninth Circuit Audio and Video in United States v. Washington Culverts Appeal

Audio and video. Opening and answer briefs. Lower court materials here and here.

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Decision in US v. WA ocean dispute between Makah and Quileute and Quinault

Decision is here: ocean case decision. Bottom line: Quileute has fishing rights 40 miles offshore, and Quinault has rights 30 miles offshore. Previous coverage is here.

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Answer Briefs in United States v. Washington Culverts Appeal

Here: Tribal Brief US Brief Indian Law Professors Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations

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State of Washington’s Opening Brief in Ninth Circuit Appeal of Culverts Decision

Here: State’s Opening Brief Update: Oregon Amicus Lower court materials are here.

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Judge Martinez Issues Permanent Injunction Favoring Treaty Tribes in U.S. v. Washington Culverts Subproceeding

HUGE. Here is the order (briefs shortly): 752 – Memorandum and Order Granting Perm. Injunction Tribal Supplemental Brief US Supplemental Brief Washington Supplemental Brief UPDATE: Perm Injunction Judge Martinez’s 2007 order (and materials) is here.

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Lax Kw’alaams Indian Band v. Canada – Something Smells Fishy About This Decision…

In Lax Kw’alaams Indian Band v. Canada (Attorney General), 2011 SCC 56, the Supreme Court of Canada recently (Nov. 10) dealt a serious blow to any tribes wanting to engage in commercial fisheries within their traditional territories.   The unanimous, 7 judge court … Continue reading

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US v. Washington — Culverts Materials

In August, Judge Martinez granted the Stevens treaty tribes’ motion for summary judgment in the culvert subproceeding. Here are some of those materials: Tribal Motion for Summary Judgment State Motion for Summary Judgment District Court Opinion

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