Nonrecognized Indians’ Rights To Minnesota Land Debated In High Court

(October 12, 2016, 10:53 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court should reject a request by six Native Americans to decide if they can pursue trespass and ejectment claims against three counties and an Indian tribe to establish a reservation because they have no private right of action and the claims are barred by the tribe’s sovereign immunity, the tribe argues in an Oct. 3 response to the Native Americans’ petition for writ of certiorari (Sheldon Peters Wolfchild, et al. v. Redwood County, Minnesota, et al., No. 16-286, U.S. Sup.;...
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