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LENAPE GAME FARM, INC.

An American Indian Owned & Operated, Educational, Non-Profit Corp.
This photo of Blackhawk appeared in the Sept.10, 95 Sunday edition of the Hazleton Standard-Speaker entitled "Indian Lands?".

LEFT: Timber (male) & Tundra (female) enjoy freezepops at 2 mos. old
RIGHT: Timber & Tundra today at 2 1/2 yrs. old. Timber 300 lbs., Tundra 260 lbs.

NOTE:
Timber & Tundra are now 3 13/4 years old. Timber weighs 420 lbs., Tundra is 390.
BLACKHAWK v. LEHIGH TOWNSHIP
For a summary of the court case mentioned here, click below:
Case Summary
BLACKHAWK v. LEHIGH TOWNSHIP, PA.

May 12, 1997
Blackhawks Filed Petition to Proceed in Forma Pauperis (waives paying court/filing fees)
* granted

May 12, 1997
Blackhawks Filed Civil Rights Complaint & Allegations.

May 12, 1997
Blackhawks Filed Petition To Appoint Council

* denied by Magistrate Judge without a hearing

May 16, 1997
Blackhawks Filed Petition for 2 Temporary Restraining Orders

* both denied by Magistrate Judge without a hearing

May 30, 1997
Blackhawks Filed Petition To Reconsider Temporary Restraining Order.

* denied by Magistrate Judge without a hearing

May 30, 1997
Blackhawks Filed Petition For Preliminary Injunction

* denied by Magistrate Judge without a hearing

July 3, 97
Law Firm from West Conshohoken, Pa. was hired (firm consists of 26 attorneys) by Lehigh Township officials, and in their defense, at taxpayer's expense.

July 17, 1997
Defendant's attorneys filed a Motion To Dismiss this case with the Court.

NOTE: On or about July 18, 97, we received a call from a Township resident, and we investigated and found it to be true, that another Township Supervisor had recently purchasd property in a Residentially zoned part of the Township. This Supervisor, Larry Skinner, now has goats housed on his R-1 property, without a variance or special exception.

July 22, 1997
Blackhawks Filed an Answer To Defendants' Motion To Dismiss

July 29, 1997
Defendants' Attorneys Filed a Brief Supporting Their Motion To Dismiss

July 30, 1997
Blackhawks Filed a Motion To Appoint Council or Set Trial Date & Proceed

* denied by Magistrate Judge without a hearing

July 22, 1997
Magistrate Judge Reccommended To The Judge To Accept & Grant Plaintiffs' Petition For Dismissal.

May 30, 1997
Blackhawks Filed a Motion For Recusal (this petition asks the Court to excuse itself from the case because of bias or discrimination)

* denied without a hearing

November 24, 1997
Court Dismissed case against Township

December16,1997
Blackhawks filed a Notice of Appeal to the United States Court for the Third District.

January 19,1998
Blackhawks Filed a Statement of Issues to be Raised on Appeal with the Third District Court of Appeals.

April 1998
Blackhawks Filed an Informal Brief with the Court of Appeals.

September ,1998
Appeals Court upholds the District Courts' dismissal of the case.

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