This derogatory term been picked up by alt right. As a Native, I find this to be a racial slur & indefensible. Used to demean Warren, showing contempt for Natives. I am far beyond tolerating sports teams and fashion that misappropriate my culture in disrespect and disdain. Trump obviously sees... Read more »
There are no grounds for a lawsuit as he does have a First Amendment Right to say things that are offensive to others. While one cannot "yell fire in a crowded theater," a person has a right to say inappropriate things without being sued.
I have been denied a post storage hearing on my vehicle which was towed and now seized on tribunal land. I am the owner I was not the driver. No crime was committed, the driver was parked at a lake in the reservation, game and fish ran his ID, he had warrants,was taken into custody, I later learned... Read more »
This answer may vary depending on the state that you are in, but generally the state statutes have no effect on trust land. You need to look to the tribal code for your remedy. You may need to hire an attorney familiar with that tribal court.
Im acting Pro Se in a native american civil lawsuit.The District court I filed my complaint summoned the Secretary of Interior Ect.... because of jurisdiction.There has been no answer to my complaint and it is way past the time to answer. why isn't anyone responding to any motion I have asked... Read more »
To home school children, there must be some form of approval and review. If this is being done without any proper paperwork in place or at least in the process, the children and foster parents could be subjected to truancy laws.
My birth mom never told anyone she was pregnant with me and gave birth with me without anyone knowing. I'm one of the oldest in five kids which are all enrolled in the yurok tribe but because my father who is enrolled in the tribe along with all my brothers and sisters. But since I was adopted... Read more »
Generally, yes; however there is the question of whether the tribal court has jurisdiction over the non-Indian parent. That question is being litigated around the country and there is no clear answer. A lot depends on the specific facts, so you should seek out competent counsel for advice.
My boyfriend and I have been dating long distance for over a year. He came to visit at the beginning of July and has been here since then on a B2 visa. We have had several week-long visits but never one this length. We have discovered in this time of "living" together that we have... Read more »
If your relationship is legit and you can provide enough proof to the officers interviewing you will be fine. I suggest contacting an immigration attorney to get advice on what kind of proofs will increase your chances of approval.
I was convicted of possession with intent to distribute while I was going to college in Albuquerque NM. The school I was going to was a Federal Native American College. The security guard said he stopped me because "smoke was rolling out of my windows" when I was pulling on to the campus.... Read more »
This is a complex question, and you have not supplied nearly enough information for an accurate answer. In general, native Americans, individually, are not sovereign, although their tribe may be to some limited extent.
If I were representing him, one of the first things I would do would be to contact the tribal court and ask what their procedures are for such a transfer. You can also ask for a copy of the court's rules. And, if all else fails, research the federal Native American law on the subject.
Are you selling this clothing? Tribes typically have the rights to such symbols. If you simply want to wear the symbol, I doubt it would be a problem. If you want to sell it, you will need clearance from the tribal leadership.
The answer to your question depends on a variety of facts that should be explored by competent counsel. Your should consult with an attorney who is familiar with federal Indian Law and probate law. Good luck.
It's an unusual question. In Cherokee Nation v. Georgia the Cherokee sued Georgia seeking release of a Cherokee citizen being tried for a murder committed on the Cherokee territory, taking the position that Georgia lacked jurisdiction over that territory. While the suit was pending, Georgia...Read more »
It sounds likely that you are thinking of the Indian Civil Rights Act, which is at 25 USC 1301-03. The tribe itself may also have something akin to a bill of rights that it has itself enacted, or customary laws or doctrines recognizing additional or different rights than those in the ICRA. But in...Read more »
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