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City of Duluth Sues Fond du Lac Band over Proposed Trust Land Expansion at Carter Hotel Property

Here is the complaint in City of Duluth v. Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians (D. Minn.):

1 Complaint

News coverage here. H/t Pechanga.

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

NCAI Release on Interior's Carcieri Opinion


NCAI Encouraged By DOI Opinion On Carcieri;

Reaffirms Need For A Robust Fix That Ensures Tribal Equality

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) appreciates the efforts of the Department of the Interior in issuing a new legal opinion and working to provide further guidance in defining the tribes “under federal jurisdiction” as of 1934 in the wake of the Supreme Court’s 2009 Carcieri v. 436 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Order Approving Oneida/NYS Settlement Agreement and Dismissing Interventions -- UPDATED

Here is the order approving the settlement agreement between the Oneida Indian Nation and the State of New York, and dismissing both the Cayuga Nation and Stockbridge-Munsee Community’s motions for intervention. 78 more words