May 2, 2019

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/2

Federal Courts Bulletin
Stockbridge-Munsee Community v. Wisconsin. (Gaming; Statute of Limitation; Sovereign Immunity)

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
  • A tribal counsel's guide to corporate compliance.
  • Lobbying as a strategy for tribal resilience.
  • The reports of our death are greatly exaggerated--reflections on the resilience of the Oneida Indian Nation of New York.
  • Changing family courts to help heal and build resilient families.
  • Sovereign Resilience: Reviving private-sector economic institutions in Indian Country.
  • Cultivating professional identity and resilience through the study of federal Indian law.
  • Establishing paternity under the Indian Child Welfare Act.
  • Uncounseled tribal court convictions as predicate offenses under United States v. Bryant.
  • Building Indian Country's future through food, agriculture, infrastructure, and economic development in the 2018 Farm Bill.
  • Food localization: Empowering community food systems through the Farm Bill.
  • Sovereign immunity for rent: How the commodification of Tribal sovereign immunity reflects the failures of the U.S. patent system.
  • The fight over Columbia Basin salmon spills and the future of the Lower Snake River Dams.
  • The hybrid nature of the property clause: Implications for judicial review of National Monument reductions.
News Bulletin
In the Education section, we feature articles about groups working for accurate depiction of Native American history in schools.

Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the Fish and Wildlife Service seeking public comment on rule revisions pertaining to the religious use of federally protected bird feathers.

Legislation Bulletin
  • S.2438: Not Invisible Act of 2019
  • S.2459: To approve the settlement of water rights claims of the Hualapai Tribe and certain allottees in the State of Arizona, to authorize construction of a water project relating to those water rights claims, and for other purposes.
  • S.1232: A bill to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to provide funds to States and Indian Tribes for the purpose of promoting economic revitalization, diversification, and development in economically distressed communities through the reclamation and restoration of land and water resources adversely affected by coal mining carried out before August 3, 1977, and for other purposes.