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Federal Circuit Rejects Wyandot Nation of Kansas Trust Claims

Here is the opinion in Wyandot Nation of Kansas v. United States.

An excerpt:

The Wyandot Nation of Kansas (“Wyandot Nation”) is a Native American tribe allegedly tracing its ancestry to the Historic Wyandot Nation.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Ninth Circuit Rejects Mishewal Wappo Trust Breach Claim

Here are the materials in Mishewal Wappo Tribe of Alexander Valley v. Zinke:

Unpublished Opinion

Briefs:

Opening Brief

Federal Answer Brief

Amicus Brief

Reply

Other posts with lower court materials here.

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Cert Petition in Trust Accounting Claim for Sand Creek Descendants

Download petition for a Writ of Certiorari here.

Questions presented:

Whether a treaty promise to pay reparations to a group of Native Americans in the form and amount that is “best adapted to the respected wants and conditions of” said group of Native Americans, and subsequent appropriation of funds by Congress to pay such reparations, create a fiduciary relationship between the United States and said group of Native Americans. 66 more words

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