Tag Archives: Rosebud Sioux Tribe

Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Bora Lasking Faculty of Law at Lakehead University (2) Limited Term Faculty, Ontario, CA. Term … Continue reading

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BIA Acquires Pe’Sla Property in Trust for Four Tribes

Here is the decision in State of South Dakota v. Great Plains Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs: Decision An excerpt: For the reasons below, I affirm the Regional Director’s Decision to accept Pe’Sla in trust. The Regional Director properly determined … Continue reading

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Guest Post — Frank Pommersheim: A Short Inquiry into Pe’ Sla: History, Public Policy, and Moral Imagination

A Short Inquiry into Pe’ Sla:  History, Public Policy, and Moral Imagination By Frank Pommersheim In 2012, several Lakota tribes, including Rosebud, Crow Creek, Standing Rock, and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux of Minnesota purchased a 2,400 acre ranch on the … Continue reading

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Rosebud Sioux Tribe Files Complaint Against IHS

Download complaint here.

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News Profile of Rosebud Sioux Efforts to Recover Children that Perished at Carlisle

Here is “‘Those kids never got to go home’: Nearly 200 children died and are buried at the former Carlisle Indian School. Now the Rosebud Sioux want to reclaim their ancestors.“

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South Dakota Dismisses Inmate Suit Against Rosebud Sioux Prison Officials

Opinion and Order Granting Leave to Proceed In Forma Pauperis and Dismissing Complaint in the matter of Whiting v. Eagle Bear (Jan. 22 2016). William Whiting claimed constitutional violations, but the district court found it did not have jurisdiction to hear … Continue reading

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Placement Preference Case out of Nebraska Court of Appeals

Here. In conclusion, we find that good cause exists for a deviation from statutory placement preferences under the ICWA and that the trial court did not err by denying the Tribe’s motion to change placement. Further, the record supports a … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of FTCA Claim involving Rosebud Sioux Tribal Police

Here is the opinion in Sorace v. United States.  An excerpt: Norma Sorace (“Sorace”), Administratix of the Estates of Melanie Sorace and Jahneva Cannaday, a minor, filed suit against the United States of America alleging a claim under the Federal … Continue reading

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Report on Tribal Green Reentry Program

Here is “Cross-Site Evaluation of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Tribal Green Reentry Program.” An excerpt: From 2009 through 2014, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) funded demonstration grants to incorporate green technologies and … Continue reading

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Nebraska Supreme Court ICWA Decision on Active Efforts

Here. As covered on Friday by NICWA and others, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled on the active efforts standard. Specifically,  The sole issue presented is whether the active efforts standard of 25 U.S.C. § 1912(d) of the federal Indian Child … Continue reading

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