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LITTLE TRAVERSE BAY BANDS OF ODAWA INDIANS,
Plaintiff-Appellant/Cross-Appellee,
v.
GRETCHEN WHITMER, Governor of the State of Michigan,
Defendant-Appellee,

CITY OF PETOSKEY, MICHIGAN; CITY OF HARBOR SPRINGS, MICHIGAN; EMMET COUNTY, MICHIGAN; CHARLEVOIX COUNTY, MICHIGAN,
Intervenors Appellees/Cross-Appellants,

TOWNSHIP OF BEAR CREEK; TOWNSHIP OF BLISS; TOWNSHIP OF CENTER; TOWNSHIP OF CROSS VILLAGE; TOWNSHIP OF FRIENDSHIP; TOWNSHIP OF LITTLE TRAVERSE; TOWNSHIP OF PLEASANTVIEW; TOWNSHIP OF READMOND; TOWNSHIP OF RESORT; TOWNSHIP OF WEST TRAVERSE; EMMET COUNTY LAKE SHORE ASSOCIATION; THE PROTECTION OF RIGHTS ALLIANCE; CITY OF CHARLEVOIX, MICHIGAN; TOWNSHIP OF CHARLEVOIX,
Intervenors-Appellees.
   Nos. 19-2070/2107
Appeal from the United States District Court
for the Western District of Michigan at Grand Rapids.
No. 1:15-cv-00850—Paul Lewis Maloney, District Judge.
Argued: December 1, 2020
Decided and Filed: May 18, 2021
Before: BATCHELDER, CLAY, and BUSH, Circuit Judges.


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OPINION
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CLAY, Circuit Judge. The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians (the “Band”) appeal the district court’s decision granting summary judgment to Defendant Governor Gretchen Whitmer, in which the court held that the Treaty of 1855 did not create an Indian reservation for the Band under federal law. The Band has lived in the State of Michigan for centuries. While often referred to as one tribe, the Band consists of several distinct factions, including at least five Ottawa and Chippewa tribes. In the nineteenth century, the Band signed several treaty agreements with the United States government that allowed them to reserve and subsequently own land in Michigan. The meaning of one of those treaty agreements is in dispute here on appeal. For the reasons stated below, this court AFFIRMS the district court.



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AWGI, LLC; ATLAS LOGISTICS, INC.; ATLAS VAN LINES, INC.,
Plaintiffs-Appellees,
v.
ATLAS TRUCKING COMPANY, LLC; ATLAS LOGISTICS, LLC; EATON STEEL BAR COMPANY, INC.,
Defendants-Appellants.
   No. 20-1726
Appeal from the United States District Court
for the Eastern District of Michigan at Detroit.
No. 2:17-cv-12131—Sean F. Cox, District Judge.
Argued: April 22, 2021
Decided and Filed: May 18, 2021
Before: GIBBONS, COOK, and LARSEN, Circuit Judges.


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OPINION
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COOK, Circuit Judge. Plaintiff AWGI (Atlas Movers) claims that defendant Eaton Steel’s companies, Atlas Trucking and Atlas Logistics, infringe on its “Atlas” brand marks. Eaton denies infringing and affirmatively asserts ownership of the Atlas Logistics mark. After a bench trial, the court found for Atlas Movers and against Eaton. We AFFIRM.