National Indian Law Library Bulletin (10/30/2019)


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State Courts Bulletin
Cayuga Nation v. Campbell (Tribal Leadership) 

U.S. Legislation – 116th Congress Bulletin

  • S.2696 – A bill to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to expand supportive services for Native American aging programs, and for other purposes. 
  • H.R.4908 – To amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit the collection of a health care copayment by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from a veteran who is a member of an Indian tribe. 

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

  • Decolonizing reservation economies: Returning to private enterprise and trade. 
  • Answering constitutional challenges to the tribal VAWA provisions. 
  • Beyond constitutional frontiers: Tribal rights, resources, and reform. 

News Bulletin 
This week, in brief:

  • Indian Country Today joins the Associated Press
  • Consulting with Native American tribes on energy and infrastructure development: Strategies for reducing project risk
  • ‘This is our time’: National Congress of American Indians elects new leadership
  • The fix for Alaska’s public safety crisis? Recognize tribal powers 
  • New Mexico Native American tribe building solar farms amid state’s renewable transition
  • ‘We are closely related to fire. Fire takes care of us and we take care of fire.’
  • Niijii Radio rises ‘out of the ashes’ to serve White Earth Nation, nearby communities