NARF and Supreme Court 1970 - 1992

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    • NARF
      • The Native American Rights Fund, also known as NARF, is a non-profit organization that uses existing laws and treaties to ensure that U.S. state governments and the U.S. federal government live up to their legal obligations. NARF also "provides legal representation and technical assistance to Indian tribes, organizations and individuals nationwide.
    • Burial Rights
      • Assuring the return of remains and burial goods from museums and historical societies for proper and dignified re-burial
    • Onedia V Onedia
      • Oneida Indian Nation of New York v. County of Oneida, 414 U.S. 661 (1974), is a landmark decision concerning aboriginal title in the United States. The suit was the "first of the modern-day [Native American land] claim cases to be filed in federal court." By allowing such claims to proceed in federal court, Oneida I "overturned one hundred forty-three years of American law."
    • Fisher V Montana
      • 1976 Secured the right of tribal courts to decide on all issues related to the adoption of Indian children.
    • US V Sioux Nation
      • 1980 - compensation of 17.5 million dollars plus interest from 1877 (106 million) but they prefered the return of their land
    • 1982 - Seminole Tribe V Butterworth
      • The right to have gambling facilities despite state laws
    • Charrier V Bell
      • 1986 - remains dug from the ground would belong to the Native American community of Louisiana. This would be the case in 30 states and passed as an act in 1990


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