Federal Courts Bulletin
- Aquinnah/Gay Head Community Association, Inc. v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) (Indian Gaming; Fee-to-Trust; Indian Land Claims Settlement Act of 1987)
- Big Horn County Electric Cooperative, Inc. v. Big Man (Tribal Jurisdiction Over Nonmembers)
- Picard v. Colville Tribal Correctional Facility (Indian Civil Rights Act; Tribal Law and Order Act)
- Newtok Village v. Patrick (Leadership Dispute; Tribal Elections; Trust Relationship)
U.S. Legislation - 117th Congress Bulletin
- S.421 - A bill to amend the America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 to expand the Indian reservation drinking water program, and for other purposes.
- H.R.1373 - To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require a Federal medical assistance percentage of 100 percent for urban Indian organizations, and for other purposes.
- H.R.1415 - To amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to authorize grants to Indian Tribes to further achievement of Tribal coastal zone objectives, and for other purposes.
- H.R.1416 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to recognize Indian tribal governments for purposes of determining under the adoption credit whether a child has special needs.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
- Commandeering confrontation: A novel threat to the Indian Child Welfare Act and tribal sovereignty.
This week, in brief:
- Oregon court affirms Klamath Tribes' water rights
- In tribal constitution change, the Cherokee Nation addresses a history of enslavement
- What tribal sovereignty means for Freedmen citizenship
- Schatz secures $80 million for Native Hawaiian healthcare, housing, and education programs in COVID-19 relief bill
- Bipartisan bill renews effort to strengthen Tribal transportation infrastructure
- University of Colorado, Denver: Native American College Tuition Bill
- Panelists explain how patriarchies altered two-spirit, Native cultures
- A call to action: Native communities’ priorities in focus for the 117th Congress
- Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hears from Native leaders
- What's old is new: The return of Peacemaking