November 2, 2022

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 11/2/2022

Federal Courts Bulletin

  • Murray v. Queeno, et al. (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act)
  • Tanner-Brown, et al. v. Haaland, et al. (Class Action; 35 Stat. 312; Freedmen Allotments)
  • Backcountry Against Dumps v. Bureau of Indian Affairs (Economic Development; Sovereign Immunity)

State Courts Bulletin

  • In the Matter of the Dependency of: A.W., A Minor Child (Indian Child Welfare Act)
  • In re Oscar H. (Indian Child Welfare Act)

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin

  • Alaska Native Claims Selection; Notice of Decision Approving Lands for Conveyance (Bureau of Land Managment)
  • Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs, Notice of Meeting, Amended (Veterans Affairs)
  • Self-Governance PROGRESS Act Negotiated Rulemaking Committee; Notice of Meeting (Bureau of Indian Affairs)

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

  • Knight v. Thompson revisited : Ramirez v. Collier's implications for Native prisoners' religious exercise.

News Bulletin

This week, in brief:

  • November proclaimed National Native American Heritage Month
  • Indian country braces for U.S. Supreme Court hearing in ICWA case
  • From dominance to stewardship: Chuck Sams’ Indigenous approach to the NPS
  • The Chinook Nation’s existential fight for recognition
  • The strength of tribal courts
  • Federal observers flagged issues with Native language support in Alaska’s August election
  • Native advocates say voter ID rules in Proposition 309 could disenfranchise Arizona Indigenous voters


  • The Native American Rights Fund is hiring for the open positions of Technical Services Librarian (National Indian Law Library) and Blaustein Fellow in the Boulder office. Learn more about the vacancies at: