U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
One petition for certiorari was filed on 5/11/23:
- Klamath Irrigation District v. United States Bureau of Reclamation (Rule 19, Water Rights)
Federal Courts Bulletin
- Eagle Bear, Inc. v. Blackfeet Indian Nation (Additional Discovery)
- Slate v. Makes Cents, Inc. (Sovereign Immunity)
- McAlister v. Alaska (Racial Discrimination)
U.S. Legislation - 118th Congress Bulletin
- S.1723 - A bill to establish the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the United States, and for other purposes.
- H.R.3403 - To amend part B of title IV of the Social Security Act to require States to comply with Federal standards established under the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.
- H.R.3427 - To extend Federal recognition to the Mono Lake Kutzadikaa Tribe, and for other purposes.
- H.R.3461 - To amend part B of title IV of the Social Security Act to require States to comply with Federal standards established under the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.
- H.R.3579 - To require the Bureau of Indian Affairs to process and complete all mortgage packages associated with residential and business mortgages on Indian land by certain deadlines, and for other purposes.
U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
- Notice of Intended Disinterment (Defense)
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
- Accountability for the harms of indigenous boarding schools: The challenge of "healing the persisting wounds" of "historic injustice".
- Beyond Indian Country: The sovereign powers of Alaska tribes without reservations.
- Bringing to light: Reflections on Professor Yamamoto's "Social Healing Through Justice" and the potential of the California Truth & Healing Council.
- Johnson v. M’Intosh: 200 years of racism that runs with the land.
- People ex rel. K.C. v. K.C.: ICWA is for all Native children.
- Pūpūkahi i holomua: Critical lessons of social healing through justice for Native Hawaiians redress in Canada and its human rights legacy.
- A social healing approach to Native Hawaiian claims: Law and resistance at Maunakea.
- Toward mutual recognition: An investigation of oral tradition evidence in the United States and Canada.
This week, in brief:
- Senator Warren revives Indian boarding school legislation with bipartisan support
- Bridging the information gap between tribes and the rest of California
- Biden administration pauses copper mining project on Oak Flat, a sacred Apache site
- At graduations, Native American students seek acceptance of tribal regalia
- The Supreme Court v. Peyote | More Perfect Podcast
- Who gets to adopt Native children?
- Montana TikTok ban brings questions about digital sovereignty
- State MMIP coordinator says initiative is growing in Alaska, Lower 48