Posts Tagged ‘1868 Treaty’

Native activists protesting “bad man” clause violation Friday in Whiteclay

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Published Thursday January 14, 2010
BY MARY GARRIGAN
RAPID CITY JOURNAL

A small group of Native American activists will march into Whiteclay, Neb., at 1 p.m. today to present a lawsuit they plan to file accusing four Whiteclay beer sellers and a Christian ministry of violating the “bad man” clause of the 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty. (more…)

$650,000 settlement in lawsuit based on 1868 treaty

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Published Monday January 11, 2010
BY CHET BROKAW
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A settlement in a lawsuit will require the federal government to pay $650,000 in damages to an Oglala Sioux woman who was sexually assaulted by a U.S. Army recruiter, the woman’s lawyer said Thursday.

The settlement leaves intact a federal judge’s ruling that an 1868 treaty with the Sioux required the government to pay damages for pain and suffering to Lavetta Elk, said attorney Adam Horowitz of Miami. (more…)