141 F3d 1182 Village of Hotvela Traditional Elders v. Indian Health Services

141 F.3d 1182

VILLAGE OF HOTVELA TRADITIONAL ELDERS; Dan Evehema, Chief,
Founding Elder of Hotvela; Martin Gashweseoma,
Fire Clan Chief; Emery Holmes, Sr.,
Hopi Sinom Medicine Man,
Plaintiffs-Appellants,
v.
INDIAN HEALTH SERVICES; Don G. Davis, IHS Director, Phoenix
Area; United States Environmental Protection Agency;
Felicia Marcus, Regional Administrator, U.S. EPA; Hope
Tribal Council, Kykotsmovi; Ferrell Secakuku, Chairman,
Hopi Tribal Council; Hotevilla Board of Directors, Navajo
County; Marilyn Honuziewa, President, Hotevilla Board of
Directors; Bureau of Indian Affairs; Walter Mills, Area
Director, BIA, Phoenix; Robert Carolin, Superintendent,
BIA, Keams Canyon, Defendants-Appellees.

No. 97-15718.
D.C. No. CV-95-02616-SMM.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Submitted** March 11, 1998.
Decided March 13, 1998.

NOTICE: Ninth Circuit Rule 36-3 provides that dispositions other than opinions or orders designated for publication are not precedential and should not be cited except when relevant under the doctrines of law of the case, res judicata, or collateral estoppel.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Arizona, Stephen M. McNamee, District Judge, Presiding.

Before WOOD***, HALL, and O'SCANNLAIN, Circuit Judges.


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ORDER*

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For the reasons stated by the district court, the judgment is AFFIRMED.

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This panel unanimously agrees that this case is appropriate for submission without oral argument. Fed.R.App.P. 34(a); 9th Cir. R. 34-4

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* The Honorable Harlington Wood, Jr., Senior United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit, sitting by designation

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This disposition is not appropriate for publication and may not be cited to or by the courts of this circuit except as provided by 9th Cir. R. 36-3