August 29, 2023

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 08/29/2023

Federal Courts Bulletin

  • Steve v. Tuni, et al. (Memorandum of Understanding; Tribal Sovereign Immunity)
  • Winnemucca Indian Colony v. United States (Trust Responsibilities; Continuing Claims Doctrine)
  • United States v. Michigan (Great Lakes Fisheries Management; Treaty Rights)
  • Preciado v. Great Wolf Lodge (Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Discrimination)

Tribal Courts Bulletin

  • Pennington v. Cherokee Nation (Statute of Limitations)
  • Matter of H.J.M. (Appellate Review of Custody Order)
  • Fort Peck Tribes v. Romero (Appellate Review of Independent Grounds)

State Courts Bulletin

  • In re Andres R (Indian Child Welfare Act)

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin

  • Order of Succession for the Office of Public and Indian Housing (HUD)
  • Receipt of Documented Petition for Federal Acknowledgment as an American Indian Tribe (Interior)

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

  • Achieving climate justice through land back: An overview of tribal dispossession, land return efforts, and practical mechanisms for #landback.
  • Artificial intelligence on Indian reservations in the United States: Prospects and challenges.
  • The enemy of my enemy is my friend: The return of wolves through federal authority and tribal treaty rights.
  • Las Casas’s use of legal interpretive rules at Valladolid.
  • Voices of the river: The rise of Indigenous women leaders in the Colorado River Basin.

News Bulletin

This week, in brief:

  • Native American group to digitize 20,000 archival pages linked to Quaker-run Indian boarding schools
  • Oregon tribes protest offshore wind plans
  • Alaska Natives conflict with Interior Department on proposed changes to Indian Arts & Crafts Act
  • New report highlights circumstances around hundreds of Alaska’s missing Indigenous people
  • Lahaina’s deadly fire has intensified Maui’s fight over water rights