October 11, 2023

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 10/11/23

Federal Courts Bulletin

  • Benally, et al. v. Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation (Navajo and Hopi Indian Land Settlement Act of 1974; Administrative Procedure Act)
  • Dedicato Treatment Center, Inc. v. Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Health Care)

State Courts Bulletin

  • Medina v. Estate of Cody (Civil Jurisdiction)

U.S. Legislation - 118th Congress Bulletin

  • S.3019 - A bill to develop and disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to promote understanding about Native American and Tribal Histories.
  • S.3022 - A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to allow Indian Health Service scholarship and loan recipients to fulfill service obligations through half-time clinical practice, and for other purposes.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin

  • Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) Consultation (HHS)

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

  • Bizindan miinawa (listen again).
  • Decades of discord: The Crow Tribe's ongoing fight for hunting rights in the Bighorn National Forest.
  • Dishonoring the earth: Ecocide as prosecutable genocide against Indigenous People.
  • An "enduring place": The constitutional promise of tribal sovereignty.
  • Free, prior informed consent and extractive industry: Indigenous action is the past, present, and future of global environmental justice.
  • Justice40 and the clean-up of Wind River dumps.
  • Playing catch-up: Laws protecting cultural property in the United States need an update.
  • Prime Day pushback: What you need to know about sales tax collection on the reservation.
  • Racism and trademark abandonment.
  • SCOTUS splits in Arizona v. Navajo Nation.
  • Unsettling human rights clinical pedagogy and practice in settler colonial contexts.

News Bulletin

This week, in brief:

  • How Indigenous guardian programs can help the land and the people taking care of it
  • Racial disparities for Alaska Native and American Indian inmates: A troubling picture
  • ‘Try to make it right’: Sacred site to be restored in Clackamas County
  • Book review: "The Cost of Free Land: Jews, Lakota, and an American Inheritance"
  • School district settles Native American hair cutting lawsuit