NEW ONLINE RESOURCE:
NILL has added a new research guide to our section on Indian child welfare.
The new page provides information about Title IV-E funding for tribes.
Visit the Title IV-E page now.
U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
U.S. v. Reza-Ramos (Major Crimes Act; Jurisdiction Over Non-Indian)
U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Grand Canyon Skywalk Development, LLC v. Cieslak (Tribal Land; Tribal Sovereign Immunity)
State Courts Bulletin
Lewis v. Clarke (Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Vehicular Accident)
Denny M. v. State, Dept. of Health & Social Services (Indian Child Welfare Act - Active Efforts)
the Sacred Places section, we feature an article about a federal
appeals court rejecting a challenge to a solar plant on sacred tribal
U.S. Legislation Bulletin
We added three bills:
S.2636: Reservation Land Consolidation Act of 2016.
S.2643: Pueblo de Cochiti Self-Governance Act.
To take certain Federal lands located in Tulare County, California,
into trust for the benefit of the Tule River Indian Tribe, and for other
U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, has revised its internal
agency directives for American Indian and Alaska Native relations to
update the existing direction for the agency to work effectively with
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
We feature an article that provides an overview of the tribal-National Parks Service relationship.