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Judge won't force Hualapai Tribe to enter arbitration proceedings

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More on: arizona, grand canyon, hualapai, immunity, tourism, tribal courts
     

A federal judge won't force the Hualapai Tribe of Arizona into arbitration over the popular Grand Canyon Skywalk tourist attraction.

The Grand Canyon Skywalk Development won a $28.5 million arbitration award against a tribal corporation. But Judge David Campbell said the tribe itself hasn't waived its sovereign immunity.

Campbell also said the company has failed to exhaust its remedies in tribal court.

Turtle Talk has posted documents from the case, Grand Canyon Skywalk Development v. Hualapai Tribe.

Get the Story:
Hualapai and development company argue over latest Grand Canyon Skywalk ruling (The Navajo-Hopi Observer 9/3)

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Hualapai Tribe opens new route to Grand Canyon attraction (06/12)
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