Wisconsin Tribe Sues Over Proposed Mine in Upper Peninsula

The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin claims in a federal lawsuit that the Environmental Protection Agency must take control of the permitting process for a proposed sulfide mine along a river on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula because the river and its wetlands are protected interstate waters.

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Navajo Say Wells Fargo Defrauded the Elderly

The Navajo Nation on Tuesday made Wells Fargo Bank’s disastrous legal year a little bit worse, filing a 17-count federal lawsuit accusing the nation’s third-largest bank of targeting Navajos, especially minors, the elderly, and those who spoke limited English, with high-pressure tactics to open unnecessary accounts.

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Thomas Outraged in Dissent to Oneida Land Dispute

Calling it absurd that judges have supported a decision by the federal government to take New York land into trust for a tribe of Native Americans, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said Monday his colleagues turned down a worthwhile case.

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