Historic Preservation & Cultural Resources

Preserving Our Heritage

Our law firm specializes in Historic Preservation and Cultural Resources, dedicated to serving the legal needs of tribal communities in protecting and preserving their heritage, cultural resources, and ancestral lands. With years of experience in tribal law and a deep understanding of the unique legal challenges faced by tribal communities, we are committed to providing expert legal representation and advocacy.

Areas of Practice:

  1. Tribal Historic Preservation: Our attorneys are well-versed in the federal and tribal laws that govern historic preservation on tribal lands. We work closely with tribal governments, cultural resource experts, and other stakeholders to develop and implement effective strategies for preserving and protecting sacred sites, burial grounds, archaeological resources, historic properties, and traditional cultural places.
  2. Cultural Resources Management: We provide legal counsel on matters related to cultural resources management, including advising tribal governments on the development of cultural resource management plans, assisting with the review and compliance of federal and tribal cultural resource regulations, and negotiating and drafting agreements with federal agencies and other entities for the protection and management of cultural resources.
  3. Tribal Consultation: Our firm understands the importance of tribal consultation in the decision-making process of federal agencies that may impact tribal cultural resources. We provide guidance and representation in tribal consultation processes to ensure that tribal rights, interests, and cultural heritage are respected and protected.
  4. Environmental and Natural Resources Law: Our attorneys are experienced in handling environmental and natural resources law matters, including advocating for tribes in matters related to environmental impact assessments, tribal land use planning, natural resource management, and protection of tribal lands and waters from environmental degradation.
  5. Litigation and Dispute Resolution: We are prepared to represent tribes in litigation and dispute resolution related to historic preservation and cultural resources matters. Our attorneys are experienced in handling administrative hearings, appeals, and federal court litigation, and will work diligently to protect tribal interests and defend tribal rights.

Why Choose Us:

  1. Tribal Law Expertise: Our attorneys have in-depth knowledge of federal and tribal laws related to historic preservation and cultural resources, and understand the unique legal complexities and challenges faced by tribal communities.
  2. Cultural Sensitivity: We approach our work with cultural sensitivity and respect for tribal traditions, customs, and values, and strive to protect and preserve tribal heritage while advocating for our clients’ legal rights.
  3. Strong Advocacy: We are committed to providing aggressive and strategic legal advocacy to protect and preserve tribal cultural resources, ancestral lands, and heritage, and to ensure that tribal voices are heard and respected in the decision-making process.
  4. Collaborative Approach: We work closely with tribal governments, cultural resource experts, and other stakeholders to develop effective strategies and solutions for preserving and protecting tribal cultural resources, and strive to build positive relationships based on trust and collaboration.
  5. Comprehensive Legal Services: Our firm offers a wide range of legal services related to historic preservation and cultural resources, including legal counsel, negotiation, drafting of agreements, litigation, and dispute resolution, providing comprehensive and tailored solutions to our clients’ needs.