Cert Denied For Native Americans Seeking Accounting, Reparations For Massacre

Mealey's (October 4, 2016, 9:12 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Four Native Americans cannot seek reparation from the U.S. government for the slaying of unarmed Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians at the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre in Colorado; the U.S. Supreme Court denied their petition for writ of certiorari Oct. 3, letting stand a federal appeals court ruling barring their claims due to the government’s sovereign immunity and lack of a trust relationship with the tribes (Homer Flute, et al. v. The United States of America, et al., No. 15-1534, U.S. Sup.).

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