Category Archives: Research

Friday Job Announcements

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 information is sent to In the email body, a typed brief description of … Continue reading

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National Indian Law Library Bulletin (7/18/2019)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/18/19. Federal Courts Bulletin Navajo Nation v. San Juan County  (Voting Rights; Districts) Watso v. Lourey, et al.  (Indian Child Welfare Act)  U.S. Legislation – 116th … Continue reading

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OHA statement on yesterday’s arrest of kūpuna and others on Maunakea

The arrests Wednesday morning happened at the base of Mauna Kea, where an estimated 1,000 Maunakea Kai’i have gathered to try to block construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (“TMT”). Despite the 33 arrests, the protest at the base of … Continue reading

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ELI podcast “Trailblazing Tribes: Agriculture”


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Gov. Whitmer Statement on U.S. Department of Commerce $2 Million Investment in Tribally-Owned Manufacturing Warehouse


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Retired Justice Stevens Dies

Here. We did a retrospective of his Indian law jurisprudence when he retired in 2010.

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Tenth Circuit Affirms Navajo Nation v. San Juan County

Here is the opinion: 20190716 OPINION Briefs here.

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Conflict on Mauna A Wakea

Hawaii News Now Video ‘Conflict of Mauna Kea,’ a timeline exploring the history of tension over the Thirty Meter Telescope. Updates here. Office of Hawaiian Affairs Mauna Kea. OHA testimony on the Mauna Kea admin rules. Draft rules from UH. … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Sault Tribe Member’s Treaty-Based Effort (from prison) to Save Structures Encroaching on State Land

Here are the materials in Macleod v. Moritz (E.D. Mich.): 4 First Amended Complaint 19 State Motion to Dismiss 23 Bellfy Motion to Intervene 25 State Opposition to Bellfy Motion 26 MacLeod Motion for Summary 27 MacLeod Opposition to MTD … Continue reading

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Federal Court Concludes U.S. v. Washington 11-02 Subproceeding [Lummi + S’Klallam Tribes]

Here are the new materials in United States v. Washington (W.D. Wash.) [subproceeding 11-02]: 238 Jamestown and Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribes Motion 240 Lummi Response 244 Lower Elwha Response 247 Jamestown and Port Gamble Reply 252 Lower Elwha Motion 254 … Continue reading

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