Tribe Contests Grand Canyon Skywalk Developer's $29M Award

Law360, New York (August 24, 2012, 11:38 PM EDT) -- An arbitrator has awarded the developer of a glass walkway looking over the Grand Canyon $28.6 million in a dispute over the walkway's seizure by a Native American tribe, but the tribe claims the award is unenforceable because the tribal nation did not waive sovereign immunity.

A panel of the American Arbitration Association on Aug. 16 awarded Grand Canyon Skywalk Development LLC $28.6 million against 'Sa' Nyu Wa, a tribally chartered corporation established under the laws of the Hualapai Tribal Nation, for invoking eminent domain at...
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