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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.
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