Reading Assignment for class
11 AM Posting or Print for Class Discussion; #Refers to Project Preparation
Gede/Gover NPR discussion of September, 10 2001
Develop Expectations for this Course
Question for Gede or Gover
Introductions & Expectations
* Constitutional framework
* Environmental policy
* Indian policy
McGOVERN, Prologue, Ch. 1,2 and 5
Anderson, AMERICAN INDIAN LAW, CB 1-13
PEVAR definitions, of "Indian," "tribe" and "reservation,"pp 18-21 & 23-24.
Post: How is assimilation different for Native Americans than for other U.S. Minorities?
Background: Wiki sites on Ethiopia and Zimbabwe
*Diversity of Indian Country;Land use Regulation
Brendale v. Yakima Nation; CB 14-30
BACKGROUND: KOMERS & FINN, summary on federal courts CB 34-56
OPTIONAL: Montana v. U.S. CB 31-33
Print News paragraphs on assigned Brendale opinion; comment on teammate paragraphs
# Print Paragraphs on each of three Tribes of interest for your research project
*Overview of judicial process;
Cherokee Nation v. Georgia and explanatory material CB 57-74B;
PEVAR, Ch. 1 (History) & 9 (Civil Jurisdiction)
OPTIONAL: PEVAR, Ch. 3 (Trust), 4 (Treaties) & 5 (Federal Power)
Post: News clip comparing/contrasting Cherokee and Brendale opinions
Quiz ## 1
*How to brief a case
WEEK 2: ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION
Worcester v. Georgia, and explanatory material,
CB 74C -89
PEVAR, Ch. 3 (Trust), 4 (Treaties) & 5 (Federal Power); McGOVERN, Ch 6, 7 & 8;
OPTIONAL: McGovern, Ch. 3 & 4; Plains Commerce CB 90-93
## Post 1000 word factual memo on Project tribe and neighbors;
Post: Worcester holding
Print for class: Worcester brief
*"Domestic Dependent Nations"
California v. Cabazon CB 94-104
Rice v Rehner CB 105-113
PEVAR, Ch. 6 (Self-Gov't) & 7 (State power)
OPTIONAL: PEVAR Ch. 16 (Indian Gaming)
Print: Cabazon & Rice Briefs
## Post a review comment on each of two project pages; one from Gede perspective and one from the Gover perspective.
* Externalities and exemption from state laws
* Preemption & Self -determination
Albuquerque v. Browner CB 114-19
New Mexico v. Mescalero CB 120-26
GETCHES, "Federal Environmental Regulation in Indian Country;" CB 140-157; BAD v. EPA
Brief Albuquerque & Mescalero
Post question on McGovern, Chs 1,2,5, 6,7,8
## Post: Revise and expand your project fact page in light of reviewers' comments.
* Federal Environmental regulation; Clean Water Act
McGOVERN, Ch 9 & 10
Post: best discussion questions
### Reviewers: Delete or revise comments on two project papers.
Week 3: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
60-Minute DVD: TRIBAL NATIONS: Story of Indian Law
Except from FINDLAY, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (NEPA) CB 127-33
Blue Legs CB 134-39
Policy Signposts, CB 175-85
UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples CB 214-21
Web sites on Ethiopia and Zimbabwe
## Project Post: Complete factual web pages and email fact paper page with citations.
## Locate proposed landfill site on map for XYZ.
Post comment on UN Declaration and also on its application to Zimbabwe and Ethiopia.
* Ethiopia and Zimbabwe contrasts
* Background for EPA simulation
Cornell, "Keys to Successful Economic Development in Indian Country," CB 167-74
EPA Indian Policy
Materials on Penobscot Nation/Maine relationship
## Comment on two different project memos ## Post memo applying Cornell to your project.
Post description of assigned EPA office
*Tribal econmic development.
* EPA Simulation;
Morton v. Mancari CB 202-03
Carcieri v. Salazar CB 199-200
Nash v. Cherokee Nation CB 229-32
McGOVERN, Ch. 11, 12 & Epilogue
Comments on Nash v. Cherokee Nation
Brief Morton v. Mancari
Consitution and treaty rights
Racial and Indian classification
PEVAR Ch 14 (ICRA) pp 278-85
Santa Clara v. Martinez including note CB 185-98 BIA
## Post response to Will Power on 2001 Land-into-trust regulations
Brief Santa Clara
Week 4: LOOKING AHEAD
Maine v. Johnson, and context CB 158-66
Brimley article on 1980 settlement (see Field Trip page for attachment)
Obama announcement of support for UN Declaration
CB ## Post 1800 word draft Policy Memo
Brief Maine v. Johnson
Post two draft questions for Penobscot hosts
*Penobscot Nation and River
* 1980 Maine settlement & MITSC
Materials on Penobscot River dam removals, MITSC and the Penobscot Nation
## Print one-page Project outline and maps for discussion during travel to Indian Island
## Post by 8 AM: review of references in 2 policy memos.
Field Trip to Indian Island
Sherrill v. Oneida summaries, CB 204-08
Excerpt from WILKINSON, AMERICAN INDIANS TIME & THE LAW
Post comments on PIN trip; Two Course Best Questions
Brief Sherrill v Oneida
## OK deletion of Project review comments
*Time and the Law
Maine Legislature briefing
Review policy briefs.
## ORAL PRESENTATIONS
## Final project due at 5 PM on Thursday , January 27.