May 6, 2020

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 5/6

We have scoured the web. Here are some of the latest materials related to Indian Law. Find all of the latest updates at

Federal Courts Bulletin
Pasaye v. State of Nevada (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe v. Bernhardt (Recognition; Reservation Disestablishment)
Holtz v. Oneida Airport Hotel Corporation (Indian Civil Rights Act; Americans With Disabilities Act)
Fort Sill Apache Tribe v. National Indian Gaming Commission (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act; Administrative Procedure Act)
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians v. Department of the Interior (Trust Land Acquisition)

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
  • Indigenous resilience.
  • Building adaptive capacity in tribal communities of the Missouri River Basin to manage drought and climate extremes: A case study from the Wind River Indian Reservation.
U.S. Legislation - 116th Congress Bulletin
  • S.3608 - A bill to amend the CARES Act to provide flexibility in use of funds by States, Indian Tribes, and municipalities.
  • H.R.6700 - To authorize the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to approve State, local, and Indian tribal government plans to partner with small and mid-size restaurants and nonprofit organizations to provide nutritious meals to individuals in need, to waive certain matching fund requirements, and for other purposes.
News Bulletin
This week, in brief:
  • U.S. Treasury to begin distributing virus relief money to tribes
  • 2010 census changed voting maps in San Juan Country, but fears of an undercount loom
  • Now, more than ever, we need tribes at the water negotiating table
  • Uniting online for missing Native women, girls
  • How Minnesotans can address homelessness among the state's American Indians
  • For some Native college students, online classes could be a dealbreaker
  • Cafe brings Indigenous 'comfort food' to elders
  • Indigenous studies requirement is a 'no brainer'
  • 'We are a forgotten people': Native candidate struggles to be heard amid COVID-19 pandemic
  • Court upholds death penalty for Navajo man on U.S. death row
  • Chuck Hoskin: Even during social distancing, Cherokee culture connects us