March 9, 2022

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 3/9/22

Federal Courts Bulletin

  • James v. Kootenai County (Religious Practices - Burial Traditions)
  • Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe v. County of Mille Lacs (Treaty Rights; Reservation Boundaries)

State Courts Bulletin

  • State of New Mexico v. Kelly M. (Indian Child Welfare Act)

Tribal Courts Bulletin

  • Henderson v. Fort Peck Tribes (Indian Civil Rights Act)

U.S. Legislation - 117th Congress Bulletin

  • S.3773/H.R.6964 - To authorize the leases of up to 99 years for land held in trust for the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation.

News Bulletin
This week, in brief:

  • U.S. District Court affirms Mille Lacs Indian Reservation
  • New Mexico adopts state ICWA law: Indian Family Preservation Act (IFPA)
  • Congress meets with Native leaders to discuss co-management of federal lands
  • Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians gain more support for federal recognition
  • Native-owned healthcare makes a difference in Alaska
  • Virginia Republicans kill bill giving Indian tribes a role in reviewing development on ancestral lands
  • Fuel in water deepens Native Hawaiians’ distrust of military
  • This tribe has fought for years to get federal recognition. It's about their identity
  • Chief Charlo students learn Plains Indian Sign Language from fluent Salish speaker
  • Post-New York Fashion Week, Iñupiaq designer Bobby Brower prepares for Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto
  • New generation of Native Americans faces exclusion from parents’ tribes
  • How do you vote in Oklahoma? Tribal leaders launch new site to explain registration steps