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
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
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
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
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