February 26, 2020

Indian Law Bulletins updated 2/26

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/

Federal Courts Bulletin
Kehano v. Harrington (Prisoner Civil Rights)

State Courts Bulletin
Hwal'Bay Ba J Enterpises v. Jantzen (Sovereign Immunity)
Cowlitz Tribal Gaming Authority v. Clark County Sheriff's Office (Indian Gaming)

Tribal Courts Bulletin
Picard v. Colville Confederated Tribes (Indian Civil Rights Act; Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010)

U.S. Legislation - 116th Congress Bulletin
  • S.3324 - A bill to permit the Miami Nation of Indiana to apply for acknowledgement as a federally recognized Indian tribe, and for other purposes.
  • H.R.5854 - Native Act to Transform Imagery in Various Environments
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
  • Tribal rights: The 1872 mining law's past and future.
  • Tribal recognition, consultation, and lessons from the first climate relocation.
  • Serving two tribes.
  • Realizing the right to be cold? Framing processes and outcomes associated with the Inuit petition on human rights and global warming.
News Bulletin
This week, in brief:

  • How Alaska Natives rescued the Anchorage economy
  • Bill establishes Oceti Sakowin schools in South Dakota
  • How a white evangelical family could dismantle adoption protections for Native children
  • Supreme Court schedules hearing in lone Indian Country case
  • Closing Seattle's National Archives is a 'paper genocide' for some Natives
  • California Valley Miwok Tribe's sovereignty and relations with the United States damaged by Senator's intervention for over a decade
  • Modern day treaty could help make Alaska a model for state-tribal child welfare partnership
  • 'We've got to pay attention': Omaha Tribe declares emergency amid health and safety crisis
  • Statement from the Lakota People's Law Project as North Dakota Public Service Commission approves expansion of the Dakota Access Pipeline