September 25, 2019

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/25

Federal Courts Bulletin
Pit River Tribe v. Bureau of Land Management (Fiduciary Trust; Geothermal Steam Act)
Dakota Rural Action v. Noem (Keystone XL Pipeline)

U.S. Legislation - 116th Congress Bulletin
The following bills were recently proposed in the House and the Senate:
H.R.4449 - To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to add access to telecommunications and information services in Indian country
S.2534 - A bill to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act
S.2541 - A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
  • ICWA and the unwed father.
  • Native American religious freedom as a collective right.
  • Judge Murphy's Indian law legacy.
  • Not all Agua is Caliente: Proposing the Winters groundwater test.

News Bulletin
This week, in brief:
  • 'It has been a long time coming': Minnesota MMIW Task Force to hold first meeting
  • Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act inches forward on Capitol Hill
  • United Methodist Church gives historic mission site and land back to Wyandotte Nation
  • Grant-funded Native American treatment court produces first graduates in Great Falls
  • Ponca Chief Standing Bear completes one last journey of triumph
  • New Mexico delegation announces funding for Native libraries