Amici curiae are law professors who teach and write in the area of federal Indian law and Native American legal history. They file this brief to explain the history of the federal government’s practice of “recognizing” Indian tribes generally, as well as the specific history of recognition of Alaska Native tribes.
Blackhawk, Maggie; Blumm, Michael; Carlson, Kirsten; Deer, Sarah; EagleWoman, Angelique; Hand, Jacqueline P.; LaVelle, John P.; Oeser, Michael D.; Pomp, Richard D.; Stark, Kekek Jason; Steele, Michalyn; Warner, Elizabeth Kronk; Williams, Jack F.; and Zug, Marcia, "Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation: Brief of Professors and Historians as Amici Curiae Supporting Respondents" (2021). Utah Law Faculty Scholarship. 316.