2021 Tribal Courts Cases

Last updated: October 20, 2021

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August

Peone v. Colville Confederated Tribes
2021 WL 4268135
Case No. AP17-005
Colville Tribal Court of Appeals.
August 9, 2021

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity

Comingdeer v. Cherokee Nation Election Commission
2021 WL 3493422
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.
2021 WL  3127001
CAUSE NO. AP # 2021-814
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
July 21, 2021

Legal Topics: Estates; Jurisdiction

 

June

Mayes v. Cherokee Nation Election Commission
2021 WL 2555486
Case No. SC-2021-04
Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation.
June 21, 2021

Legal Topics: Tribal Elections

May

Biscup v. Kayenta District Court
2021 WL 3363160
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
2021 WL 2429866
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
2021 WL 1823060
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.
2021 WL 1749864
Cause No. AP # 801
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
April 26, 2021

Legal Topics: Exclusion; Banishment; Indian Civil Rights Act

Casady v. Tulalip Tribes
2021 WL 1571131
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
2021 WL 1172053
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
2021 WL 1010525
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
2021 WL 761647
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
2021 WL 3363069
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
2021 WL 89379
Appeal No. 776, 794, 796, 800
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
January 8, 2021

Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act

Flynn v. Dupree
2021 WL 89383
Cause No. AP 795
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
January 8, 2021

Legal Topics: Civil Jurisdiction

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