Alaska Native Group, Neiman Marcus Settle Lawsuit 

Juneau, Alaska (AP) – An Alaska Native cultural organization and the Dallas based luxury department store Neiman Marcus have settled a lawsuit over the sale of a coat with a copyrighted, geometric design borrowed from Indigenous culture. The Sealaska Heritage Institute says it has agreed to work with Neiman Marcus and 11 other defendants to resolve the issue under U.S. and Tlingit law and cultural protocols. Sealaska lawyer Jacob Adams says the settlement terms are confidential. No comment yet from Neiman Marcus or its Alaska lawyers.