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Sault Tribe Motion to Dismiss Michigan Gaming Suit

Here are the new materials in the case captioned State of Michigan v. Payment (W.D. Mich.): 2015-03-20 Brief in Support of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint 2015-03-20 Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint 71 Michigan Response to Motion to … Continue reading

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State of Michigan Sues Sault Tribe Officials–Amended Complaint with Exhibits

Amended Complaint 2Exhibit A (Letter from DOI) Exhibit B (letter from Gov. Snyder to Chairman Eitrem) Exhibit C (Sault Tribe Submission for Mandatory Fee-to-Trust Acquisition) Exhibit D (Same, for the Sibley Parcel) Exhibit E (Sault Tribe approval of development agreement … Continue reading

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Report on First Nations Representation on Ontario Juries

Here is the full report (pdf), but if you’d like to listen to it in Ojibwe, Cree, Mohawk, or Oji-Cree, here is the link. THUNDER BAY, ON, Feb. 26, 2013 /CNW/ – The Honourable Frank Iacobucci, former Supreme Court Justice and … Continue reading

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“Subtle Racism” and American Indians

From the Tulsa World: American Indians are more likely to be regarded with prejudice than are other minorities by white TU students, a study shows. “The findings support the idea that although overtly racist ideas toward African-Americans appear to be … Continue reading

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