National Indian Law Library Bulletin (1/22/2020)


We have scoured the web. Here are some of the latest materials related to Indian Law. Find all of the latest updates at

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Read the latest update memo from the Tribal Supreme Court Project.

Federal Courts Bulletin

  • Little Dog v. Flathead County (American Indian Religious Freedom Act)
  • State of Maine v. Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians and Penobscot Nation (Water Quality Standards) 
  • Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo v. City of El Paso  (Tribal Property; Pueblo Lands Act) 
  • Cherokee Nation v. Department of the Interior (Administrative Procedure Act) 
  • Dobbs v. Fond du Lac Reservation Business Committee  (Sovereign Immunity) 

State Courts Bulletin

  • Mendoza v. Isleta Resort and Casino  (Sovereign Immunity)
  • State of Minnesota v. Thompson  (Tribal Jurisdiction)
  • State of New Mexico v. Salazar (Criminal Jurisdiction)

Tribal Courts Bulletin
Renzi v. Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise  (Personal Injury)

News Bulletin 
This week, in brief:

  • The necessity of the Indian Child Welfare Act
  • Census count is ‘an act of rebellion’
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs propose change affecting Alaska tribal recognition
  • Guest opinion: Bison transfer corrects longstanding wrong
  • Tohono O’odham historic sites at risk as border wall construction advances in Arizona
  • This South Seattle treatment center has been helping Native people beat substance use disorders for more than 30 years. So why is it closing?
  • Tribes file complaint with UN saying climate change threatens existence
  • Native Sun News Today: Gerry Robinson publishes new book about early Cheyenne history
  • ‘A Native lens’ on the 2020 presidential campaigns
  • Indigenous musicians come together in a sacred and safe space.