National Indian Law Library Bulletin (9/18/2019)


The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/18/19.

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was filed in this case on 9/11/19: 
Sequoia Capital Operations v. Gingras (Tribal Sovereign Immunity)

Federal Courts Bulletin
Oertwich v. Traditional Village of Togiak (Banishment; Tribal Sovereign Immunity) 
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation v. Newsom  (Tribal-State Compacts) 

U.S. Legislation – 116th Congress Bulletin
The following bill was recently proposed in the House: 
H.R.4289 – Bridging Agency Data Gaps and Ensuring Safety for Native Communities Act 

News Bulletin 
This week, in brief:

  • Indian Programs Advanced Appropriations Act up for first hearing on Capitol Hill
  • ‘The Duwamish people are still here’: Tribe hindered by lack of recognition
  • New Mexico tribe loses claim to national preserve
  • Patawomeck artist challenges state laws and tribal leaders to define ‘Indian art’
  • Eastern Shoshone Tribe and Northern Arapaho Tribe expand partnerships with university
  • Groundbreaking set for National Native American Veterans Memorial