Tag Archives: Pine Ridge Reservation

NYTs: “Nebraska Liquor Stores Near Pine Ridge Reservation Lose Licenses”

Here.

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The Dark Side of the Bryant Victory

From the Marshall Project, “Poor on a Native American Reservation? Good Luck Getting a Lawyer.”

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Yankton Sioux Tribe Press Release on Rapid City Hockey Racial Incident

Here: 15_02_03 Racial Incident

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United States Intervenes in South Dakota Voting Rights Case

Here are the materials in Poor Bear v. Jackson County (D. S.D.): 23 Motion to Dismiss 27 Opposition 28 Reply 29 Statement of the Interest of the US Complaint here. Other materials here. News coverage here. UPDATE: I should point … Continue reading

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Motion for Preliminary Injunction Filed in Poor Bear v. County of Jackson (S.D. Native Voting Rights Act Case)

Here is the pleading in Poor Bear v. County of Jackson (D. S.D.): 13 Motion for PI The complaint is here.

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Voting Rights Act Complaint Filed by Natives in South Dakota

Here is the complaint in Poor Bear v. County of Jackson (D. S.D.): 1 Complaint An excerpt: This case arises from Defendants’ refusal to establish a satellite office for voter registration and in-person absentee voting in the Town of Wanblee … Continue reading

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Attorney Job Postings — Colville, Fort Thompson, Pine Ridge

Here: Fort Thompson (Dakota Plains Legal Services): FTO Staff-Mg Atty Advertisement 01-29-14 Pine Ridge (Dakota Plains Legal Services): PRO Mg Atty Advertisement 01-29-14 Colville: Staff Attorney 2 positions

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IMPORTANT REMINDER: Deadline for Purchase Offers Fast Approaching for Landowners with Interests at Pine Ridge, Makah Reservations

 IMPORTANT REMINDER: Deadline for Purchase Offers Fast Approaching for Landowners with Interests at Pine Ridge, Makah Reservations The Department of the Interior announced in December 2013 that owners of fractionated land interests at the Pine Ridge and Makah Reservations were the first to receive purchase … Continue reading

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“Young Lakota” Documentary to Premiere on PBS Independent Lens Nov. 25

Trailer here. Website here. Hat tip Racialicious.

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Pine Ridge Voting Rights Act Concludes

News coverage here. South Dakota will provide an in-person absentee voting station in Shannon County (Pine Ridge Reservation) for the same number of days as all other areas — 46 days as required under state law — compared to the … Continue reading

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