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Indian Nations Law Focus - August 2014

In Cayuga Indian Nation of New York v. Seneca County, N.Y., 2014 WL 3746795 (2d. Cir. 2014), the Cayuga Indian Nation had refused to pay taxes on land that had been alienated in the early 19th century in violation of the Indian Non-Intercourse Act but reacquired by the nation in the modern era and held in fee simple title. 2,580 more words


Update in South Dakota ICWA Class Action -- Is Judge Davis Concealing Evidence?

Here are new pleadings in Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Van Hunnik (D.S.D.):

99 Judge Davis Response

100 Oglala Sioux Tribe Reply Brief

An excerpt:

Plaintiffs possess a document that strongly suggests that Judge Davis is concealing information prejudicial to his case.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher