U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
- One petition was filed last week on 7/19/22:
- Big Horn County Electric Cooperative v. Big Man (Tribal Courts; Tribal Codes; Subject Matter Jurisdiction)
Federal Courts Bulletin
- United States v. Stimac (Wildlife Trafficking; Trespassing on Indian Land)
- Southcentral Foundation v. Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Health Care)
State Courts Bulletin
- State of Alaska v. Cissy A. (Indian Child Welfare Act)
Tribal Courts Bulletin
- Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council v. Scott (Tribal Constitutions)
U.S. Legislation - 117th Congress Bulletin
- S.4625/H.R.8502 - A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to improve nutrition in tribal areas, and for other purposes.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
- Taking back sovereignty: The importance of Native voices in addressing environmental harms to Native land.
- Dikos Nitsaa'igii-19 ("The Big Cough"): Coal, COVID-19, and the Navajo Nation.
- Textualism and the Indian canons of statutory construction.
- Pablo v. Ak-Chin Indian Community: A path for tribal courts to protect Indigenous sovereignty and same-sex marriage.
- Indigenous subjects.
This week, in brief:
- Senate committee to hold hearing on tribal Freedmen
- At Oak Flat, courts and politicians fail tribes
- MSU Press publishes new work on tribal administration
- Impact of U.S. Supreme Court decisions on Native American tribes in Wisconsin
- NCAI's open letter to Pope Francis on Indian residential schools
- Tim Giago, Oglala Lakota publisher and trailblazer for modern Indigenous journalism, walks on
- Neilson Powless, Nairo Quintana show Indigenous strength at the 2022 Tour de France
- Portland State University offers in-state tuition for all enrolled members of federally recognized tribes
- FBI works with partners to improve reporting of missing Indigenous persons in New Mexico, Navajo Nation
- What Indigenous leaders think about co-managing Bears Ears with the feds
- Native Americans across Midwest embrace traditional foods rejected by centuries of colonization