No. 90-2133.

933 F.2d 1462 (1991)

OMAHA INDIAN TRIBE, TREATY OF 1854 WITH THE UNITED STATES (10 Stat. 1043), Organized pursuant to the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984; 25 U.S.C. 476) as amended, Appellant, v. TRACT I — BLACKBIRD BEND AREA: Agricultural and Industrial Investment Company; American Telephone & Telegraph Company; Edith Benjamin; Herbert Nelson Benjamin; Maurice Louis Benjamin; James Brooks Benson; Helen Bentley; George R. Boulden; Matilda Boulden; Vasco Boulden; Cleo Cox; John K. Craford; M. George Craford; Ruth Craford; Phyllis Dale; Gladys Durr; Lloyd Fletcher; Frank Carlton Follett; Great Lakes Pipeline Company; Alma Schmidt Henderson; Iowa Public Services Company; Harold Jackson; Letha Jenkins; Rose Ann Kane; Bertha Kirk; Harriet Kirk; Mary Ann Kiskadon; Charles E. Lakin; Florence Lakin; Albert J. Larson; John H. Lund; Ruth J. Lund; Magnolia Pipeline Company; Ethel McCoy; Mid-American Pipeline Company; Mid-Continent Eastern Pipeline Corporation; Monona County Rural Electric Cooperative; Northern Natural Gas Company; Arthur Orr; Robert Orr; Otis Peterson; R.G.P. Incorporated, an Iowa Corporation; Anena Ruth; George C. Ruth; Richard A. Ruth; Jean M. Ruth; Fred Sanders; Fred E. Sanders; Rosalie Sanders; Socony Vacuum Oil Company; Darrell L. Sorenson; Harold Sorenson; Harold M. Sorenson; Luea Sorenson; Fred Stangel; State of Iowa, State of Iowa Conservation Commission; Edward L. Torticilli; Mary A. Torticilli; Regina Marie Torticilli; Travelers Insurance Company; Ariel Virtue; W.W. Virtue; Willaday Farms, Inc.; Ross O. Willey; Vincent R. Willey; Williams Brothers Pipeline Company; Roy Tibbals Wilson, Appellees, Tract II — Monona Bend Area: Agricultural & Industrial Investment Company; Karen Anderson; Richard L. Anderson; Eva Carlson; Harold Carlson; Mildred Orr Carter; Hazel Clark; Kenneth Clark; Chris Christensen; Barbara Dahl; Clara Grace Dahl; Gordon Dahl; Doris Dufrene; Harold B. Dufrene; Myrva Everett; R.J. Everett; Lloyd P. Fender; Verna Pearl Fender; Gertrude Gibler; Alma Schmidt Henderson; J.B. Hicks; Substitute Trustee for Mildred C. Hicks; Maude B. Hudgel; Ramona Orr Huff; Henry L. Jester; James Kent; Sue Kent; Carroll Koenig; Lorraine Kutzler; Emma Johanna Olson; Alice Parker; Nadine Parker; Wallace G. Parker; L.S. Raines; Carol Ann Reitan; Robert E. Reitan; Donald L. Rup; Lillian C. Rup; Roy R. Rupp; Don E. Ruth; Joyce M. Ruth; Don E. & Joyce M. Ruth (Commercial); Edna J. Sporder; Lillie Mae Stevens; Roy T. Sorenson; Wilbur L. Stokely; Dan K. Weaver, Appellees, Tract III — Omaha Mission Bend Area: Emily S. Blair; Donna C. Ford; Frances Goodman; Ray L. Grosvenor; Iowa Public Service Company; Iowa State Conservation Commission; Hazel I. Jacobson; Joan S. Jacobson; William S. Jacobson; Minnie Marble; Coy W. McFarland; Maude E. McFarland; Ruby McFarland; Fred E. Nelson; Gladys E. Nelson; Lloyd E. Nelson; Carolyn Ann Nelson; Larry L. Nelson; Ernest L. Olson; Bernard M. Olson; Larry M. Olson; Leland M. Olson; Harold Queen; John M. Ropes; Clyde H. Rush; Glen Swan; Grace Swan; Ethel Swan; P.C. Swan; Harry D. Taylor; Majayne Ropes Weber, Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided May 28, 1991.

Rehearing and Rehearing Denied July 31, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William Veeder, Washington, D.C., for appellant.

Wiley Mayne, Sioux City, Iowa, and Peter Peters, Council Bluffs, Iowa, for appellees.

Before LAY, Chief Judge, and MAGILL and LOKEN, Circuit Judges.

Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc Denied July 31, 1991.


The Omaha Indian Tribe ("Tribe") appeals from the district court's1 order, issued as a sanction pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 16(f) and 41(b), granting the defendants' motions to dismiss with prejudice the Tribe's action to quiet title to lands located in Monona Bend, Omaha Mission Bend, and Blackbird Bend outside the Barrett Survey. On appeal, the...

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