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
Petition for certiorari was denied in this case on 10/7/19:
Oglala Sioux Tribe, et al. v. Fleming (Younger Abstention)

Federal Courts Bulletin
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
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
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