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IREHR on Bundy Ranch's Longterm Potential Impact on Indian Treaty Rights

Here.

An excerpt:

A second lesson from the conflict is the double standard employed by the federal government in enforcing its grazing laws. The treatment of Bundy stands in stark contrast to the human rights violations committed against Carrie and Mary Dann (Mary Dann passed in 2005) by the U.S.

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New Student Scholarship on the Patchak Decision

Anna O’Brien has published Misadventures in Indian Law: The Supreme Court’s Patchak Decision in the University of Colorado Law Review

Here is the abstract:

Ever since European colonization of the Americas began in the fifteenth century, there has been friction between the new arrivals and the native inhabitants.

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New Book: Meg Noodin's "Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature"

From the MSU Press Website:

Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature combines literary criticism, sociolinguistics, native studies, and poetics to introduce an Anishinaabe way of reading.

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Section 1983 Suit against City of Logan, OH Survives Motion to Dismiss -- Alleged Racial Harassment by City Office of Native-Owned Business

Here are the materials in Great Elk Dancer for his Elk Nation v. Miller (S.D. Ohio):

17 MJ R&R

25 DCT order

An excerpt:

Plaintiff, who is proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis, brings this civil rights action under 43 U.S.C.

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