September 30, 2020

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 9/30

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

  • Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians v. United States Department of the Interior (IGRA)
  • Tule Lake Committee v. Federal Aviation Administration (Tribal Sovereign Immunity)
  • Adams v. Dodge (ICRA Habeas Corpus; Tribal Court Exhaustion Doctrine)
  • Oxendine-Taylor v. Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (ICRA)

U.S. Legislation - 116th Congress Bulletin

  • S.4715 - A bill to grant Federal charter to the National American Indian Veterans, Incorporated.
  • S.4750 - A bill to assist Tribal entities in deploying broadband using the 2.5 GHz spectrum band.
  • S.4752 - A bill to establish the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policy in the United States, and for other purposes.

News Bulletin
This week, in brief:

  • Congress formally acknowledges 155-year-old betrayal of Warm Springs and Wasco tribes
  • How anti-Indigeneity proliferates around the West and the world
  • Fighting for what's sacred in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
  • Yakama Nation case could set precedent for sacred tribal sites in WA
  • 100K tribal citizens can decide Michigan electoral votes
  • Montana Sierra Club supports tribal management of National Bison Range
  • Tribes and archaeologists want to protect Chaco region
  • Navajo citizens challenge mail-in ballot ruling