May 12, 2022

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 5/12/22

Federal Courts Bulletin

  • In re Coughlin (Tribal Sovereign Immunity)
  • Cherokee Nation v. Haaland (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act)
  • Meeks v. Tehama County (Indian Child Welfare Act; Jurisdiction)

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

  • Restatement as aadizookaan.
  • Indian sovereignty in context.
  • Right-of-way sovereignty.
  • Who, what, where, and how: The fundamental elements for contracts implicating tribal sovereign immunity.
  • Facilitating tribal co-management of federal public lands.
  • Five restatements: Charting the history of the law on state taxation of non-tribal members in Indian Country.
  • Opportunities for on-reservation sustainable development.
  • Protection and implementation of Indian reserved water rights as a necessary condition for tribal economic development.
  • Toward tribal health sovereignty.

News Bulletin
This week, in brief:

  • The Assistant Secretary releases Boarding School Report
  • The plan to ensure Indigenous peoples have a voice at the U.N.
  • Columbia River treaty fishing sites to get upgrades
  • GAO rebukes Native veteran home loan program in new scathing analysis
  • The legacy of uranium mining on Navajo lands
  • Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to host Tribal Education Summit
  • Tribes’ spring fish harvest provides food, preserves culture
  • Indigenous women leaders say Line 5 reroute project would be cultural, environmental ‘genocide’
  • How a Lakota nurse uses trauma-informed care to help her community heal
  • Duwamish Tribe prepares to sue federal government to secure tribal sovereignty
  • ‘Tell it like it is’: First DinĂ© woman running for Utah House seat
  • Seneca Nation puts City of Olean on notice for Clean Water Act violations
  • Tlingit and Haida partner with Native-owned company to develop new internet provider
  • Aspiring astronaut brings Indigenous people’s perspective to space science
  • UMaine leverages 3D printing to return cultural artifacts to Alaska tribe
  • Don't fear a red planet: The story of the world's only Native comic shop
  • Powerful visions of reclaimed narratives by Indigenous artists