October 11, 2019

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 10/11

We have scoured the web. Here are some of the latest materials related to Indian Law. Find all of the latest updates at narf.org/nill/bulletins/index.html

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2019-2020update.html
Petition for certiorari was denied in this case on 10/7/19:
Oglala Sioux Tribe, et al. v. Fleming (Younger Abstention)

Federal Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2019.html
Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Reservation v. United States (Fiduciary Trust)
Caddo Nation of Oklahoma v. Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (National Environmental Policy Act; National Historic Preservation Act)

U.S. Legislation - 116th Congress Bulletin
https://narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/116_uslegislation.html
A NARF attorney is scheduled to speak at the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States, regarding S.46 (Klamath Tribe Judgment Fund Repeal Act).

News Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
This week, in brief:

  • Court holds the execution of Navajo man to hear claim of racial bias
  • High uranium levels seen in Navajo women decades after Cold War era mining by U.S. on their reservation
  • Shakopee Sioux announce $5 million campaign to boost Indian education in Minnesota schools
  • Finland agrees to return Native American remains to tribes
  • Supreme Court opens new term with little new Indian law activity   

October 4, 2019

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 10/4

Find all of the latest updates at narf.org/nill/bulletins/index.html

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2019-2020update.html
Petitions for certiorari were filed recently in this case on 9/23/19:
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas v. State of Texas (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act)

Federal Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2019.html
Pueblo of Jemez v. United States (Cultural Resources; Trust Relationship)
Makah Indian Tribe v. Quileute Indian Tribe (Boundary Dispute)

U.S. Legislation - 116th Congress Bulletin
https://narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/116_uslegislation.html
The following bills were recently proposed in the House:
H.R.4586 - To expand opportunity for Native American children through additional options in education, and for other purposes.
H.R.4533 - To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve behavioral health outcomes for American Indians and Alaskan Natives, and for other purposes.

News Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
This week, in brief:
  • National Congress of American Indians heads into election season after major changes
  • Oil company agrees to retire Badger-Two Medicine lease
  • Tribal officials tell Oklahoma lawmakers Medicaid expansion would help their citizens
  • Yantkon Sioux: 'Our community is literally drowning'
  • Coquille citizen Bridgett Wheeler named to Oregon Board of Education
  • 'I don't think I've ever compromised' Native artist Jeffrey Gibson named 2019 MacArthur Fellow