February 9, 2022

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 2/9/22

The Native American Rights Fund is hiring for the open position of Staff Attorney in Washington, D.C. Learn more about the vacancy at: https://www.narf.org/contact-us/join-team/

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin

  • One petition was filed last month, on 1/14/22:
    • Caballero v. United States (Sovereign Immunity; Quiet Title Act)

Federal Courts Bulletin

  • Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Haaland (Fee-to-Trust Acquisitions)

State Courts Bulletin

  • In the Interest of A.M. and A.B., Children (Indian Child Welfare Act)

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)

  • Treat thy neighbor as thyself? Protection and the scope of RLUIPA's equal terms clause.
  • The validity of tribal checkpoints in South Dakota to curb the spread of COVID-19.
  • Native American tribes and dam removal: Restoring the Ottaway, Penobscot and Elwha Rivers.

News Bulletin
This week, in brief:

  • Join the ACLU: Hiring Staff Attorney, Racial Justice Program, Indigenous Justice
  • Tribes sue North Dakota over new redistricting map
  • New nursing degree brings Fort Lewis College, CU Anschutz together to teach Indigenous-focused health curriculum
  • Opioid settlement "historic for tribes," says Eastern Shoshone chairman
  • United Nation expert's statement on Nooksack
  • Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians seeks tribal-state co-management of Jackson Demonstration State Forest
  • Committee kills bill to consider tribal concerns in officer training
  • WA is working on an Amber Alert for missing Indigenous people
  • A grassroots effort to regain food sovereignty
  • Michigan Indian legal community mourns passing of Jim Keedy
  • 'It took an entire tribe to raise me'
  • ‘Our iwi, our bones are sacred’: Nāpua Greig at NAGPRA hearing
  • Hopi Tribe looks to a solar-powered future
  • Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe partners with Rosetta Stone to revitalize the Ojibwe language
  • Five Native films you should be streaming in 2022