A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
November 1, 2013
NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 11/01
Yamassee Indian Tribe v. Allendale County Government (non federally recognized tribe, in forma pauperis)
* State Courts Bulletin
In the Matter of J.D. (Indian Child Welfare Act, active efforts, termination of parental rights)
Estate of Gopher (probate)
* News Bulletin
In the "Economic Development" section, we feature an article describing the formation of a tribal internet gaming alliance.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article regarding the Jay Treaty U.S. - Canada free passage right.
* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Three new bills were added:
S.1607 - Native Small Business Conformity Act of 2013
S. 235 & H.R.623 - Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land Transfer Act
S.1622 - A bill to establish the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children, and for other purposes.
* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a proposed rule regarding procedures for the disposition of unclaimed human remains, funerary objects, sacred objects, or objects of cultural patrimony discovered on federal lands.