September 8, 2017

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/7

News Bulletin
In the Recognition & Enrollment section, we feature a couple of articles about the Cherokee Nation Freedmen case.

U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
Mdewakanton Sioux Indians of Minnesota v. Zinke (Tribal Consultation)
The Cherokee Nation v. Nash (Tribal Enrollment)

State Courts Bulletin
Michelle M. v. Department of Child Safety (Indian Child Welfare Act - Notice)
In the Matter of the Adoption of B.B. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Application of)
In Matter of: L.W.S. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Notice)

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
We feature the first Trump administration Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, HEARTH Act approvals for Indian tribes.
Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska seal

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
The following bill was added:
H.R.3688: To transfer administrative jurisdiction of certain Federal lands from the United States Army Corps to the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, to take such lands into trust for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.