Federal Courts Bulletin
- Crow Tribe of Indians v. Repsis (Treaty Hunting Rights; Herrera v. Wyoming)
- Blackburn, et al. v. A.C. Israel Enterprises, et al. (Economic Development; Tribal Lending)
- Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and Fort Hall Business Council v. Vanir Construction Management (Tribal Court Jurisdiction; Sovereign Immunity)
- No Casino in Plymouth v. National Indian Gaming Commission (Fee Land Into Trust; Tribal Gaming Ordinance)
- Villasenor v. Torres-Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians (Indian Civil Rights Act; Tribal Sovereign Immunity)
- Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (Tribal Contract Health; Discovery)
State Courts Bulletin
- In re Delila D. (Indian Child Welfare Act)
U.S. Legislation - 118th Congress Bulletin
- S.2273 - Native American Child Protection Act / A bill to amend the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act.
- S.2285 - A bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996.
- S.2354 - A bill to improve access to healthy foods, food processing, housing, forestry, agricultural research, and other agricultural programs, and Tribal self-determination relating to those programs, in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes.
- S.2385 - A bill to provide access to reliable, clean, and drinkable water on Tribal lands, and for other purposes.
- S.2424 - A bill to amend the Indian Self-Determination Act and the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to provide advance appropriations authority for certain accounts of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education of the Department of the Interior and the Indian Health Service of the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes.
- S.2489 - A bill to amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to allow the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into self-determination contracts with Tribal organizations to carry out the food distribution program on Indian reservations, and for other purposes.
- H.R.4746 - To provide access to reliable, clean, and drinkable water on Tribal lands, and for other purposes.
- H.R.4748 - To provide for the recognition of certain Alaska Native communities and the settlement of certain claims under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and for other purposes.
- H.R.4832 - To amend the Indian Self-Determination Act and the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to provide advance appropriations authority for certain accounts of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education of the Department of the Interior and the Indian Health Service of the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes.
- H.Res.589 - Calling on the Secretary of Education to work with stakeholders to immediately eliminate race-based Native logos, mascots, and names from State educational institutions, and calling on State educational institutions and national sports franchises to cease the unsanctioned use of such logos, mascots, and names.
U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
- Single Family Housing Section 502 Guaranteed Loan Program (USDA)
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
- American givers: How the reneging of the federal trust responsibility impacts Indian gaming and continues America's apathetic oppression of Native Americans.
- The dark matter of federal Indian law: The duty of protection.
- Denying the violence: The missing constitutional law of conquest.
- Five times more likely: Haaland v. Brackeen and what it could mean for Maine tribes.
- The growing list of reasons to amend the Maine Indian jurisdictional agreement.
- The heart of the matter: ICWA and the future of Native American child welfare.
- Isolation and restraint: Maine's unique status outside federal Indian law.
- One nation, under fraud: A remonstrance.
- Solemn vow: Solum's originalism, treaties, and tribal sovereignty in Castro-Huerta.
- Tribal rights, water rights, states’ rights and the Colorado River: What’s at stake in the SCOTUS case, Arizona v. Navajo Nation.
This week, in brief:
- Biden-Harris administration investing to support tribes dealing with climate crisis
- 10th Circuit: Wyoming must review convictions in light of century-old Native American treaty
- Tribal nation sues Poarch Creek and Auburn University over desecration of sacred site
- OK Attorney General Drummond intercedes to represent State of Oklahoma in lawsuit over unlawful tribal gaming compacts signed by Governor
- Language regarding Maine's obligation to Native American tribes may be added back to state's constitution