February 5, 2020

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 2/5

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
Democratic National Committee v. Hobbs (Voting Rights Act)
Hawkins v. Bernhardt (Indian Reserved Water Rights)
Janiver v. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel Casino (Title VII; Sovereign Immunity)
Thurmond v. Forest County Potawatomi Community (Sovereign Immunity)
United States v. Erickson (Jury Selection)

State Courts Bulletin
Ohio History Connection v. The Moundbuilders Country Club Company (Cultural Resources; Sacred Sites)
In the Matter of the Parental Rights to D.J.S. (Indian Child Welfare Act)

Tribal Courts Bulletin
Drabik v. The Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut (Negligence; Trespassing)

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
  • Native American voting rights: Two steps forward, one step back.
  • 19th century Indian treaties and 21st century environmental and natural resource issues: Is there a connection?

  • News Bulletin
    This week, in brief:

    • House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples takes up legislation
    • A 'resurgence' in Indigenous reproductive justice
    • Indigenous tribes are at the forefront of climate change planning in the U.S.
    • Indigenous zines elevate authenticity
    • World's largest public Two-Spirit powwow set for February 8 at Fort Mason
    • Camp to teach aspiring, amateur American Indian farmers permaculture design
    • Broadband could be a 'game changer' for many rural, tribal communities
    • Naabi approves Navajo control of Medicaid
    • Indigenous women bring expertise to Wyoming Legislature
    • One woman took a stand against tribal disenrollment and paid for it