National Indian Law Library Bulletin (5/6/2020)

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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/

Federal Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2020.html
Pasaye v. State of Nevada (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe v. Bernhardt (Recognition; Reservation Disestablishment)
Holtz v. Oneida Airport Hotel Corporation (Indian Civil Rights Act; Americans With Disabilities Act)
Fort Sill Apache Tribe v. National Indian Gaming Commission (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act; Administrative Procedure Act)
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians v. Department of the Interior (Trust Land Acquisition)

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

  • Indigenous resilience.
  • Building adaptive capacity in tribal communities of the Missouri River Basin to manage drought and climate extremes: A case study from the Wind River Indian Reservation.

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

  • S.3608 – A bill to amend the CARES Act to provide flexibility in use of funds by States, Indian Tribes, and municipalities.
  • H.R.6700 – To authorize the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to approve State, local, and Indian tribal government plans to partner with small and mid-size restaurants and nonprofit organizations to provide nutritious meals to individuals in need, to waive certain matching fund requirements, and for other purposes.

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

  • U.S. Treasury to begin distributing virus relief money to tribes
  • 2010 census changed voting maps in San Juan Country, but fears of an undercount loom
  • Now, more than ever, we need tribes at the water negotiating table
  • Uniting online for missing Native women, girls
  • How Minnesotans can address homelessness among the state’s American Indians
  • For some Native college students, online classes could be a dealbreaker
  • Cafe brings Indigenous ‘comfort food’ to elders
  • Indigenous studies requirement is a ‘no brainer’
  • ‘We are a forgotten people’: Native candidate struggles to be heard amid COVID-19 pandemic
  • Court upholds death penalty for Navajo man on U.S. death row
  • Chuck Hoskin: Even during social distancing, Cherokee culture connects us