News Coverage of Indian Law Matters (9/27/2021)

Leelanau Ticker: “Leading The Way In Vaccinations, Grand Traverse Band Still Aims Higher

Grist: “Montana tribe finalizes historic $1.9 billion water rights settlement

WaPo: “Housing in Alaska can’t survive climate change. This group is trying a new model.”

Cherokee Phoenix: “Oklahoma organizations, foster families react to developments in Supreme Court’s review of Indian Child Welfare Act

NYTs: “She Bought Her Dream Home. Then a ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Changed the Locks.”

AP: “Tribe wins major step toward resuming whaling off Washington

News Coverage of Indian Law Issues (9/24/2021)

CNN: “Mary Johnson, an Indigenous woman, went missing nearly a year ago. While the FBI recently offered a reward, activists say that’s not enough

Tulsa World: “Native American Voting Rights Act needed to protect our sacred right to vote” [Chuck Hoskin]

Seattle Times: “Swinomish tribal members say steelhead net pens violate fishing rights, add their voice to state Supreme Court case

CNN: “Fossilized footprints show humans made it to North America much earlier than first thought

NARF: “Experts Sound Alarm On Line 5 Oil Pipeline Tunnel Climate Impacts

High Country News: “6 things you should know about the 2021 Native American Voting Rights Act

News Coverage of Indian Law Matters (9/22/21)

Norman Transcript: “Oklahoma organizations, foster families react to developments in review of Indian Child Welfare Act

Mongabay: “Thanks to the Yurok Tribe, condors will return to the Pacific Northwest

Insider: “710 Indigenous people, mostly girls, were reported missing over the past decade in Wyoming, the same state where Gabby Petito reportedly disappeared

NPR: “Fred Dakota, Native American Gambling Pioneer, Dies At 84

News Coverage of Indian Law Matters (9/15/2021)

This Land, season 2, episode 5: “Pro Bono

Iowa Public Radio: “In ‘This Land,’ A Custody Trial Over Native Children Heads To The Supreme Court

KNBA: “‘This Land’ podcast unravels complexity of child welfare in Indian Country in its second season

DeSmog: “Indigenous Resistance Instrumental in Stopping High-Profile Fossil Fuel Projects, Says Report

Cherokee Phoenix: “NSU Constitution Day webinar to examine Indigenous Nations’ influence in shaping U.S. Constitution

Wild Rivers Outpost: “Raymond Mattz, Whose U.S. Supreme Court Win Reaffirmed Yurok Rights to the Klamath River, Dies At 79

KQED: “’Where Did This Start?’ In Yurok Domestic Violence Program, Understanding Generational Roots of Trauma Is Key

Wenatchee World: “‘Little victims everywhere’: Pathways to justice

Area Man Appointed Assistant Secretary

Traverse City Record-Eagle: “Bay Mills man tapped for Department of Interior post

Radio News Network: “Upper Peninsula Man Sworn In As Assistant U.S. Interior Secretary

News Coverage of Indian Law Issues (9/7/2021)

WaPo: “For Navajo, crowded homes have always
been a lifeline. The pandemic threatens that

NYTs: “For Tribal Members in Oklahoma, Medicaid Expansion Improves Access to Specialty Care”

WBUR: “The Klamath River Water Crisis And Its Lessons On Climate Change

Daily Kos: “Texas Abortion Clinics In Native American Reservations?

NBC News: “How Texas abortion law is undermining Native American women’s reproductive justice

The 74: “Boarding School History Underpins Court Ruling on Native Education

News Coverage of Indian Law Matters (8/30/21)

NYTs: “After Video of Abusive Nurse, Canada’s Indigenous Seek Health Overhaul

WSJ: “Scarce Credit Hinders Homeownership on Tribal Land”

Nevada Current: “Tribes seek pause on development of lithium mine

Crosscut: “Inside the latest Indigenous push to stop a massive copper mine”

CNN: “Why the jump in the Native American population may be one of the hardest to explain”

NPR: “Indian Boarding Schools’ Traumatic Legacy, And The Fight To Get Native Ancestors Back

NBS: “Covid spike reignites sovereignty debate among Native Hawaiians”

This Land, season 2, episode 3: “Grandma Versus the Foster Parents

News Coverage of Indian Law Matters (8/27/21)

NPR: “Native Tribes Face Funding Cuts Over The Treatment Of Descendants Of Former Slaves

The Takeaway: “The Colorado River is Facing a Water Shortage

U. Colo.: “New Law Extends In-State Tuition to Registered Members of American Indian Tribes with Historical Ties to Colorado

The Oklahoman: “Jimcy McGirt, whose Supreme Court case reshaped Oklahoma courts, sentenced to three life terms

Indian Law News Coverage (8/23/2021)

Crosscut: “Lummi Nation reimagines foster care for Indigenous families”

This Land podcast, series 2

VOA: “US Lawmaker to Native American Tribes: Give Freedmen Citizenship or Lose Housing Funds”

The Guardian: “Why is the US right suddenly interested in Native American adoption law?”

Law Week (Colorado): “Charles Wilkinson, Beloved Longtime CU Law Professor, Marks 50 Years as Leading “Law of the West” Practitioner, Scholar and Teacher

The Oklahoman: “State files more petitions seeking high court reversal of McGirt”

NBC profile of Little Traverse Odawa boarding schools’ survivors

News Coverage of Indian Law Issues (8/17/21) [More McGirt today]

Reuters: “Paul, Weiss inked $700K contract with Oklahoma to undo tribal rights ruling

Forbes: “Native Tribes And State Tax And Regulatory Authority: The Waters Remain Murky”

AZ Central: “Indigenous people find legal, cultural barriers to protect sacred spaces off tribal lands”

Axios: “Native American population jumps to largest size in modern history

Texas Observer: “Texas Draws Criticism With Plan to Lure Tourists to Sites Where Indigenous People Were Banished”