tag: dc circuit

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The nation’s highest court has unanimously sided with tribal sovereignty in one of two Indian law cases on the docket.
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From the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota to Line 5 in Michigan, pipeline operators continue to skirt the law.
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Infighting among tribal attorneys led the nation’s highest court down an unusual path on the eve of arguments in a closely-watched COVID-19 case.
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Are Alaska Native corporations the same as Indian tribes? The nation’s highest court is poised to answer the question.
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Five years since the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline became a worldwide movement, and four years after tribes and their allies took to the streets of D.C. in protest, Lakota youth returned to the nation’s capital.
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Tribal nations were concerned about “bad men” when they negotiated treaties. Will the U.S. Supreme Court uphold those promises?
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The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No, 20-5201, on November 4, 2020.
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A federal appeals court won’t stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though the government acted “unlawfully” in approving it.
With one of the debacles of the Donald Trump era still raging in the courts, Indian Country will be paying close attention as the Department of the Treasury gains new leadership.
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NAFOA is hitting the ground running in 2021 to keep tribes informed and supported.
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments in Shawnee Tribe v. Steven Mnuchin, a dispute over COVID-19 relief funds.
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The state of Alaska is siding with Native corporations over tribal governments in a closely-watched COVID-19 case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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With the nation’s highest court stacked with even more conservative justices, tribes are once again paying close attention to a COVID-19 funding dispute they thought was over.
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It’s been over six months since Congress set aside $8 billion in COVID-19 relief for Indian Country. The battle over the funds is still not over.
In the most recent about-face on CARES Act funding for Alaska Native corporations, a federal appeals court panel ruled that they are not eligible for any of the $8 billion in pandemic relief.
Alaska Native corporations are not entitled to shares of the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund, a federal appeals court ruled in a closely-watched case.
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Indianz.Com is publishing the payments made to tribes from the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund
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A powerful Republican lawmaker is accusing the National Congress of American Indians of engaging in “divisiveness” in connection with a bitter dispute over billions of dollars in COVID-19 relief.
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Tribal governments remain united as a federal appeals court determines the fate of more than a half-billion dollars in COVID-19 funding that’s been at the center of one of the most bitter Indian law and policy disputes in decades.