Tag Archives: Interior Board of Indian Appeals

Nooksack: Three New Disenrollment-Related Lawsuits

Doucette v. Zinke (W.D. Wash): complaint Belmont v. BIA Acting Northwest Regional Director (IBIA): appellants’ notice of appeal and initial statements of reasons Tageant v. Smith (Wash. Sup. Ct.): first amended complaint

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Nooksack: Federal Court Stays RICO Suit; IBIA Dismisses First IHS Reassumption Appeal

Here are materials in Rabang v. Kelly (W.D. Wash.): 6 – defendant-appellants’ opening brief 11 – plaintiff-appellees’ answering brief 124 non-parties nooksack tribe and certain tribal employees’ motion to quash non-party subpoenas 125 defendants kelly, cante and armstrong’s motion to … Continue reading

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IBIA Dismisses Second Nooksack IHS Reassumption Appeal

Here: 8-11-17 Nooksack v IHS (IBIA) Order Dismissing Appeal

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IBIA Orders Nooksack to Show Cause in Second IHS Reassumption Appeal

Here are the materials in Nooksack Indian Tribe v. Director, Portland Area, Indian Health Service: 6-26-17 Nooksack v. IHS (IBIA) Notice of Appeal 7-5-17 Nooksack v. IHS (IBIA) Notice of Receipt of Appeal, Order to Show Cause, and Order Concerning … Continue reading

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IBIA Stays Nooksack IHS Appeal Pending Federal Court Litigation; IHS Withholds $89K From Tribe Pending Appeal

Here are the materials in Nooksack Indian Tribe v. Director, Portland Area, Indian Health Service (IBIA): 3-28-17 Nooksack v. IHS (IBIA) Motion of 271 Nooksack Members to Intervene 4-3-17 Nooksack v. IHS (IBIA) IHS Statement of Non-Opposition to Motion of … Continue reading

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Nooksack Tribe Files IBIA Appeal

Here are the materials in Nooksack Tribe v. Director, Portland Area Office, Indian Health Service: 2-21-17 Nooksack Tribe IBIA Notice of Appeal 3-2-17 IBIA Order Referring Appeal to the Departmental Cases Hearing Division for Assignment to an Adminitrative Law Judge … Continue reading

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Cayuga Nation IBIA Appeal

Here: cayibia_ap1-14-17-116123107-0001 Press release: Cayuga Nation Traditional Government Appeals BIA Decision Agency Violates Own Rules to Interfere in Cayuga Affairs January 16, 2017 – Seneca Falls, NY—The Cayuga Nation’s traditional government – the Council of Chiefs and Clan Mothers – … Continue reading

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Vulture Fund Files to Hold U.S. Liable for Lower Brule Sioux’s Debt

Here are materials in Great American Life Ins. Co. v. U.S. DOI, 16-cv-00699 ( S.D. Ohio): Doc. 1 – Complaint for Declaratory, Injunctive, and Other Relief Interior Board of Indian Appeals Order Affirming Decision Updated Materials: 10 US Motion to … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Nonmember Challenge to Tribal Member Probated Estate

Here are the materials in Estate of Raymond P. Sauser v. United States (D. S.D.): 18 Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings 19 US Response 20 Reply 22 DCT Order An excerpt: Because James Raymond Sauser’s Renunciation of interest in the … Continue reading

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IBIA Opinion Rejecting Grand Traverse County’s Challenge to GTB Trust Land Acquisition

Here is the opinion in Grand Traverse County Board of Commissioners v. Acting Midwest Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs (61ibia273).

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