April 13, 2022

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 4/13/22

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin

  • One petition for certiorari was filed last week on 4/6/22:
    • Becker v. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation (State Court Jurisdiction)

Federal Courts Bulletin

  • Nguyen v. Foley (Tribal Courts; Child Welfare)

State Courts Bulletin

  • In the Interest of Z.K. (Indian Child Welfare Act)
  • In re I.F. (Indian Child Welfare Act)

U.S. Legislation - 117th Congress Bulletin

  • H.R.7455 - To amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to secure existing Tribal contract support cost reimbursements, and for other purposes.

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

  • Indigenous interpretations: Invoking the third Indian canon to combat climate change.
  • Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Dual taxation in Indian Country: The struggle to correct Cotton Petroleum.

News Bulletin
This week, in brief:

  • Establishing rights to self determination
  • Court blocks Montana laws that restrict Native American voting rights
  • Tribes assert water rights on Colorado River Basin
  • Oklahoma’s abortion bill & Indigenous impact
  • Proposed lithium mine near Oregon-Nevada border stirs concerns among tribes
  • Representation in the medical field: U of M working to boost Native American population in medical schools
  • Petroglyphs vandalized, multiple agencies announce reward for information leading to arrest
  • Red Cloud Indian School attempts to help community heal through immersion program
  • Ute tribe, environmentalist groups call for closure of the White Mesa Uranium Mill
  • Indigenous group wants justice after 'traumatizing' raid at Detroit park
  • MSU graduate student works to understand, control invasive grass on Crow Reservation
  • Sipayik's water crisis
  • OST Archeological Repatriation office coming
  • Indigenous leaders say GOP's new voter ID law will silence the voices of Native people
  • A tradition of science: Selections from Science Moab interviews about Indigenous scientific knowledge
  • Indigenous artists highlight shared histories of abstraction and survival in the Whitney Biennial