Indian Files Petition Over Right To Subsistence Hunting In National Forest
(October 12, 2017, 8:56 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A member of the Crow Tribe of Indians asked the U.S. Supreme Court Oct. 5 to decide whether he has the right under an 1868 treaty to subsistence hunt for his family in a national forest that abuts the tribe’s reservation in Montana (Clayvin B. Herrera v. State of Wyoming, No. 17-532, U.S. Sup.).
(Petition for a writ of certiorari available. Document #96-171013-052B.)
In 2014, Crow Indian Clayvin Herrera killed an elk while hunting with other tribal members in the Bighorn...