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NARF Annual Report 2018(a

Summary

The tribal college, supported by AIHEC, was the Ch’u’itna watershed has played in shaping and sustaining successful in having the case dismissed on the ground the the culture, traditions, identity, and subsistence lifestyle of college is an arm of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai people of the Native Village of Tyonek, NARF’s client, and Tribes of Montana and the Tribes have sovereign immunity. [...] In treaties with the The Project also ensures that attorneys representing Indian United States, Indian tribes ceded millions of acres of land in interests before the Supreme Court have the support they need, exchange for the guarantee that the federal government would including coordinating the filing of a limited number of protect the tribes' right to self-government. [...] eignty Protection Initiative to restore the principle of inherent The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the US Circuit tribal sovereignty and safeguard the core of sovereignty that Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and held that the remains. [...] The federal government, the state, and the local watershed district all concede the existence of the Tribe's senior Indian reserved water rights; the real issue is the amount of water needed to satisfy the Tribe's rights, and the source of that water. [...] Zinke (in on the ground that the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas) the have sovereign immunity and the college is an arm of the judge ruled that both ICWA and the 2016 ICWA regulations are Tribes.

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