The Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Northern Cheyenne Indianreservation, et al., Plaintiffs-appellants, v. Thomas Ralph Adsit, et al., Defendants-appellees, 713 F.2d 502 (9th Cir. 1983)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 713 F.2d 502 (9th Cir. 1983) Argued and Submitted July 15, 1983. Decided Aug. 17, 1983

Thomas Pacheco, Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., for U.S.

Jeanne S. Whiteing, John E. Echohawk, Boulder, Colo., Calvin Wilson, Busby, Mont., for Cheyenne Tribe.

R. Anthony Rogers, John Michael Facciola, Glenn P. Sugameli, Wilkinson, Cragun & Barker, Washington, D.C., Thomas J. Lynaugh, Lynaugh, Fitzgerald, Schoppert & Skaggs, Billings, Mont., for Crow Tribe and The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes.

Reid Peyton Chambers, Sonosky, Chambers & Sachse, Washington, D.C., for Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes, intervenors.

Steven L. Bunch, Montana Legal Services Ass'n, Helena, Mont., for Bowen.

Helena S. Maclay, Deirdre Boggs, Bruce McEvoy, Missoula, Mont., Bert W. Kronmiller, James E. Seykora, Douglas Y. Freeman, Hardin, Mont., for State of Mont.

Cale Crowley, Crowley, Haughey, Hanson, Gallagher & Toole, Maurice R. Colberg, Jr., Hibbs, Sweeney, Colberg, Jensen & Koessler, Billings, Mont., for numerous defendants-appellees.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Montana; James F. Battin and Paul G. Hatfield, District Judges, Presiding.

Before MERRILL, CHOY and FERGUSON, Circuit Judges.


In Northern Cheyenne Tribe v. Adsit, 668 F.2d 1080 (9th Cir. 1982), we reversed the judgment of the district court.

The Supreme Court in turn reversed our determination sub nom. Arizona v. San Carlos Apache Tribe of Arizona, --- U.S. ----, 103 S. Ct. 3201, 76 L. Ed. 2d ---- (1983).

The judgment of the district court, 484 F. Supp. 31, is AFFIRMED.