National Indian Law Library Bulletin (3/4/2020)

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

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin 
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2019-2020update.html
Petition for certiorari was filed in one case on 2/21/20, and denied in another on 3/2/20:
Noem v. Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act)
Watso v. Harpstead (Indian Child Welfare Act)

Federal Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2020.html

  • Littlefield v. Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribe (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act)
  • Berry v. Baca (Public Law 280)
  • Cherokee Nation, Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation, and Others v. Stitt and the State of Oklahoma (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act)
  • United States v. Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe of Washington (Sovereign Immunity)

State Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2020.html

  • In the Interest of Y.J. (Indian Child Welfare Act)
  • State of North Carolina v. Nobles (Criminal Jurisdiction; North Carolina Racial Justice Act)
  • Addy S. v. State of Alaska (Indian Child Welfare Act)
  • The People of Colorado in the Interest of K.R. and S.R., and Concerning T.K.D. (Indian Child Welfare Act)

U.S. Legislation – 116th Congress Bulletin 
https://narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/116_uslegislation.html

  • H.Res.842 – Recognizing the vital importance of Native American participation in the 2020 decennial census of population.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article) 
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2020.html

  • ICWA international: The benefits and dangers of enacting ICWA-type legislation in non-US jurisdictions.

News Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html 
This week, in brief:

  • Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives announces tribal consultations and listening sessions
  • Cayuga Nation’s division leads to a ‘human rights catastrophe’
  • Three national Native American organizations partner for historic census initiative
  • Sinema introduces bipartisan bill improving infrastructure in tribal communities
  • As Gulf swallows Louisiana island, displaced tribe fears the future
  • Tribes head to Capitol Hill for ‘historic’ hearing on taxation issues
  • New Ogichidaa “Warrior” storytellers video series and lesson plans available
  • Tribal citizens in Michigan’s governance and policy making
  • ‘It’s obviously a really exciting thing’: How Native American art has become a sleeper sensation in museums and the art market alike