"U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Proposes 13,000
acres for Oneida Indian Nation"
- News Brief, PRFA, Spring 2008
Rights & Resources
(Monitors Native American issues effecting access to wildlife
and relating to all citizens in Wisconsin)
P. O. Box 27007
Milwaukee, WI 53227-0007
(Coalition of property owners within reservations)
P. O. Box 3336
Redmond, WA 98073
- "The New Wars for the West"
- Keynote Address by William Perry Pendley, Esq., President and
Chief Legal Officer, Mountain States Legal Foundation, Lakewood,
Colorado; Eleventh Annual National Conference on Private Property
Rights (PRFA, Albany, N.Y., October 13, 2007)
Perry Pendley successfully defended John Shuller against the
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service when, in self-defense, he shot
a grizzly bear. He won the case for Larry Squires, who wanted
to allow disposal of oil field brine in dry sink holes on his
property. Mountain States Legal Foundation is fighting for inholder
access to their property blocked by the U.S. Forest Service.
Pendley has argued successfully three times before the U.S. Supreme
Court on the right of contract regardless of race or ethnicity,
against what is called "affirmative action."
Bill Proposes 'Native Hawaiian' Tribe to Split Up Hawaii"
- By Carol W. LaGrasse (PRFA, January 18, 2006)
The Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act (S. 147,
H.R. 309) proposed by Senator Daniel K. Akaka would create race-based
discord, dividing Hawaii into a multitude of intermingled jurisdictions,
with some people living under tribal law and others under the
laws of the State of Hawaii. Those choosing to be certified as
Native Hawaiians would be eligible to vote on tribal matters
and become eligible for benefits. In addition, large tracts of
land would come under tribal jurisdiction, and it is feared that
casino gambling could be also introduced.
Court Denies Tax Exemption on Oneidas' Reacquired Homelands"
- By Carol W. LaGrasse (PRFA, July 2005)
In the case City of Sherrill v. Oneida Indian Nation of
New York, the U.S. Supreme Court decided on March 29, 2005,
that the Oneida Indians will have to abide by the laws of New
York State and local government within its reacquired ancestral
lands, because it waited too long to repurchase the lands and
assert sovereignty over them. The Oneidas will have to pay real