Category Archives: Research

Edweying Naabing Panel on Educational Sovereignty

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Friday Job Announcements

Please read our recent post about the requirements for Turtle Talk Friday Job Announcements. Thank you! Any posts for an open Indian law or leadership job received prior to 12pm EST on Friday will appear in that week’s announcement, when the following … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Tribe in Pit River v. BLM III

Here is the opinion in Pit River Tribe v. Bureau of Land Management. Briefs: blm-opening-brief.pdf pit-river-answer-brief.pdf blm-reply.pdf Pit River II materials here. Pit River I materials here.

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Seminar: Federal Indian Law Past and Present

Elk River Law Office, P.L.L.P. is hosting a two-day Federal Indian Law Past and Present Seminar on October 23-24, 2019 in Las Vegas, N.V. CLE credits are pending. For more details click here.

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South Dakota “Riot Boosting” Law Enjoined

Here are the materials in Dakota Rural Action v. Noem (D.S.D.): 9-motion-for-preliminary-injunction.pdf 24-motion-to-dismiss-sheriff-thom.pdf 28-motion-for-judgment-on-pleadings.pdf 36-response-to-24.pdf 38-reply-in-support-of-9.pdf 39-reply-in-support-of-24.pdf 40-reply-in-support-of-28.pdf 43-1-surreply.pdf dkt-49-order-dismissing-sheriff-thom.pdf dkt-50-order-granting-preliminary-injunction.pdf Complaint posted here.

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National Indian Law Library Bulletin (9/18/2019)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/18/19. U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin  http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2019-2020update.html Petition for certiorari was filed in this case on 9/11/19:  Sequoia Capital Operations v. Gingras (Tribal Sovereign Immunity) Federal Courts … Continue reading

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Bill C-92, An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis Children, Youth and Families

Government Bill (House of Commons) C-92 (42-1) – Royal Assent – An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families – Parliament of Canada Somehow the final passage (“royal assent”) of this bill in Canada slipped our … Continue reading

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Dry Creek Child Advocacy Skills Training

October 23-25, 2019 Healdsburg, CA Dry Creek Child Advocacy Skills Training Save The Date PDF.    

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1819 Treaty Commemoration at MSU

Read more here from the MSU American Indian and Indigneous Studies/College of Arts and Letters and the MSU Native American Institute/College of Agricultural and Natural Sciences. They Edweying Naabing//Looking at the Past and Present Symposium will be hosted at the … Continue reading

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Fond du Lac Ojibwe Sues EPA over Mine, “Existential Threat” to Tribe

Here is the complaint in Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa v. Stepp (D. Minn.): 1-complaint-3.pdf

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