Angelique W. EagleWoman (Wambdi A. Was’teWinyan) is a law professor, legal scholar, an associate justice on the Sisseton-Wahpeton Supreme Court and an author. She served as general counsel for her own Tribe, the Sisseton-Wahpeton (Dakota) Oyate. She graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of North Dakota School of Law with distinction, and her L.L.M. in American Indian and Indigenous Law with honors from the University of Tulsa College of Law.
This post has been updated. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz was accused in a recent legal filing of failing to impose state pandemic emergency restrictions on the operation of tribal governmental casinos or other tribal businesses. The posture of the argument* demonstrates a complete misunderstanding of the federal-tribal relationship, the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988, […]