2021 Tribal Courts Cases


December

Thundercloud v. Ho-Chunk Nation Executive Branch
2021 WL 5967735
Case No. SU 20-05
Ho-Chunk Nation Supreme Court.
December 15, 2021

Legal Topics: Tribal Law; Sovereign Immunity; Ho-Chunk Nation Legislature

 

 

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October

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation v. Davis
2021 WL 5013894
No. MPTC-CV-AA-2019-126
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court.
October 7, 2021

Legal Topics: Employee Review Code; Back Pay; Tribal Law

 

 

September

Rattler v. Crowe
2021 WL 5239024
Case No. CV 19-205
Cherokee Court of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
September 21, 2021

Legal Topics: Child Custody

August

Peone v. Colville Confederated Tribes
16 Am. Tribal Law 282
Case No. AP17-005
Colville Tribal Court of Appeals.
August 9, 2021

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity

Comingdeer v. Cherokee Nation Election Commission
16 Am. Tribal Law 264
Case No. SC-21-06
Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation.
August 8, 2021

Legal Topics: Tribal Elections; Tribal Law

Manoomin; The White Earth Band of Ojibwe v. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
White Earth Band of Ojibwe Tribal Court.
August 4, 2021

Legal Topics: Indigenous Food; Cultural Resources

 

July

In the Matter of the Estate of Howard Berner, Deceased.
16 Am. Tribal Law 287
CAUSE NO. AP # 2021-814
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
July 21, 2021

Legal Topics: Estates; Jurisdiction

 

June

Mayes v. Cherokee Nation Election Commission
16 Am. Tribal Law 242
Case No. SC-2021-04
Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation.
June 21, 2021

Legal Topics: Tribal Elections

May

Biscup v. Kayenta District Court
16 Am. Tribal Law 299
No. SC-CV-19-19
Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation.
May 28, 2021

Legal Topics: Navajo Nation Bylaws; Pro Hac Vice Admission

Morales v. Fort Peck Tribes
16 Am. Tribal Law 259
Cause No. AP # 812
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
May 24, 2021

Legal Topics: Tribal Law

In the Matter of: K.F. & J.F. Minor Indian Children
16 Am. Tribal Law 253
Cause No. AP # 2021-806
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
May 3, 2021

Legal Topics: Custodial Agreements; Tribal Law

 

 

April

Fort Peck Tribes v. Smith Sr.
16 Am. Tribal Law 247
Cause No. AP # 801
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
April 26, 2021

Legal Topics: Exclusion; Banishment; Indian Civil Rights Act

Casady v. Tulalip Tribes
16 Am. Tribal Law 260
Appeal No. TUL-CV-AP-2020-0762
Tulalip Tribal Court of Appeals.
April 20, 2021

Legal Topics: Indian Civil Rights Act

 

 

March

In re: Challenge to the Eligibility of Victoria Vasquez
16 Am. Tribal Law 238
Case No. SC-2021-02
Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation.
March 29, 2021

Legal Topics: Tribal Elections

Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise v. Torres
2021 WL 1346075
Docket No. MPTC-CV-AA-2020-116
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court.
March 22, 2021

Legal Topics: Waiver of Sovereign Immunity; Employee Termination

Buckles v. Buckles
16 Am. Tribal Law 243
Cause No. AP # 784
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
March 15, 2021

Legal Topics: Alimony; Adoption

February

In re: Effect of Cherokee Nation v. Nash and Vann v. Zinke
16 Am. Tribal Law 196
Materials via Turtle Talk
Materials via Cherokee Nation Supreme Court
Case No. SC-17-07
Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation.
February 22, 2021

Legal Topics: Tribal Constitutions; Cherokee Freedmen; Tribal Membership

Francisco v. Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety
16 Am. Tribal Law 290
No. SC-CV-09-17
Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation.
February 1, 2021

Legal Topics: Navajo Preference in Employment Act

 

January

Corona v. Fort Peck Tribes
16 Am. Tribal Law 212
Appeal No. 776, 794, 796, 800
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
January 8, 2021

Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act

Flynn v. Dupree
16 Am. Tribal Law 220
Cause No. AP 795
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
January 8, 2021

Legal Topics: Civil Jurisdiction

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