September 18, 2019

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/18

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was filed in this case on 9/11/19:
Sequoia Capital Operations v. Gingras (Tribal Sovereign Immunity)

Federal Courts Bulletin
Oertwich v. Traditional Village of Togiak (Banishment; Tribal Sovereign Immunity)
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation v. Newsom (Tribal-State Compacts)

U.S. Legislation - 116th Congress Bulletin
The following bill was recently proposed in the House:
H.R.4289 - Bridging Agency Data Gaps and Ensuring Safety for Native Communities Act

News Bulletin
This week, in brief:

  • Indian Programs Advanced Appropriations Act up for first hearing on Capitol Hill
  • 'The Duwamish people are still here': Tribe hindered by lack of recognition
  • New Mexico tribe loses claim to national preserve
  • Patawomeck artist challenges state laws and tribal leaders to define 'Indian art'
  • Eastern Shoshone Tribe and Northern Arapaho Tribe expand partnerships with university
  • Groundbreaking set for National Native American Veterans Memorial