A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
October 26, 2017
NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 10/26
In the Intergovernmental section, we feature an article about the Alaska Attorney General's opinion upholding tribal sovereignty for Alaska tribes and native villages.
U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
Makah Indian Tribe v. Quileute Indian Tribe (Fishing Rights - Whaling & Sealing)
Oneida Nation v. Village of Hobart, Wisconsin (Jurisdiction)
Amerind Risk Management Corporation v. Blackfeet Housing (Tribal Sovereign Immunity)
Tribal Courts Bulletin
Pablo v. Ak-Chin Indian Community (Same-Sex Marriage)
State Courts Bulletin
Paquin v. City of St. Ignace (Employment; Elections)
In the Interest of C.A. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Application)
Becerra v. Rose (Taxation - Tobacco)
U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
The Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, asks for feedback on a proposed strategic plan.
U.S. Legislation Bulletin
The following bills were added:
S.1986: A bill to amend the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968 to extend the jurisdiction of tribal courts to cover crimes involving sexual violence, and for other purposes.
H.R.4114: Environmental Justice Act of 2017.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
We feature this article:
The global protection of traditional knowledge: Searching for the minimum consensus.