Tag Archive: White Earth Reservation Land Settlement Act

Littlewolf v. Hodel – Native American Rights – CCR Docket 1989-1990

The White Earth Reservation, located in northern Minnesota, was set aside “in perpe­tuity” in 1867 for the White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians. It  then comprised ap­proximately six million acres, but has been reduced to about 50,000 acres. In the early years…
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Civil Liberties

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Who Owns the Land? Letter to the Editor NY Times Magazine with Mahlon Perkins

As two of the attorneys litigating the constitutionality of the White Earth Land Settlement Act on behalf of the Indians of White Earth, we were pleased that you chose to cover the efforts of the Chippewas to regain their land…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Edna Emerson LITTLEWOLF, et al., Appellants, v. Manuel LUJAN, Jr., Secretary of the Interior, et al formerly Chippewa v. Donald P. Hodel, the Secretary of the Interior, and Attorney General Edwin Meese III – Native American Rights – CCR Docket 1988-1989

Located in northern Minnesota, the White Earth Reservation was set  aside  “in perpetuity” the White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians 1867. It then comprised approximately six million acres, but has been reduced to about 50,C acres. In the early years…
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Civil Liberties

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Indians Sue Over Disputed Minnesota Land – The New York Times – by E. R. Shipp

A group of Chippewa Indians filed suit in Federal District Court Tuesday contending that a Federal law enacted last year to settle land disputes in Minnesota would make it nearly impossible for Indians to regain land unfairly taken from them….
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Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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