• KRRC Newsletter regarding Klamath Dam Removal
    Dam Removal on Schedule with Copco No. 2 Nearing Completion – The Klamath River renewal project shifted into high gear in June 2023, following final permit approvals by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that allowed construction crews to get to work on the deconstruction of Copco No. 2 dam. The deconstruction of Copco No. […]
  • Berkey Williams LLP Welcomes Indian Law Fellow Siena Kalina
    Berkey Williams is pleased to announce that Siena Kalina, a member of the Osage Nation, is the Firm’s 2023-2024 Indian Law Fellow. Siena earned her J.D. in 2023 from the University of Colorado Law School, graduating with certificates in both American Indian Law and Civil Rights and Racial Justice. At Colorado Law, Siena served as […]
  • Berkey Williams LLP Welcomes Senior Associate Michele Fahley
    Berkey Williams LLP is delighted to announce that Michele Fahley has joined the Firm as Senior Associate. Ms. Fahley brings 20 years of Indian law experience to the firm. Her practice is dedicated to the preservation of tribal sovereignty, including cultural and natural resources, NAGPRA, NEPA, NHPA, ICWA, tribal court development, code drafting and representing […]
  • Onondaga Nation Prevails in Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Proceeding; Secures Admissibility Decision on Land Rights Petition
    The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights recently informed the Onondaga Nation of its decision affirming the viability of the Nation’s international legal claims against the United States related to land unlawfully taken from the Nation in the 18th and 19th centuries. In a Report on Admissibility in the case, the Commission noted that “indigenous peoples […]
  • Restoring the Klamath River:  The Largest Dam Removal Project in the U.S. is Underway
    The Klamath River Renewal Corporation Board of Directors, including Scott, met in Ashland, Oregon on June 26.  Following the meeting, the Board toured the three dam sites in California slated for removal.  The Board observed and celebrated the partial removal of the first of the three dams, Copco 2 – the Board watched as excavators […]

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