National Indian Law Library Bulletin (8/5/2020)

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U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2019-2020update.html
A petition for certiorari was filed in one case on 7/27/20:
Nobles v. North Carolina (Indian Status; Criminal Jurisdiction)
A petition for habeas corpus was filed in one case on 6/17/20:
In Re Scott Louis YoungBear (Civil Rights Violations)

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

  • Oneida Nation v. Village of Hobart (Reservation Boundaries)
  • Stephen C. v. Bureau of Indian Education (Indian Education)
  • Landreth v. United States (Sovereign Immunity)

State Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2020.html
In the Matter of the Adoption of B.B. (Indian Child Welfare Act)

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

  • Section 5, Indian trust land acquisitions, and secretarial authority.
  • Navigating tribal opposition to permits for Great Lakes mining projects.
  • Upholding tribal treaties with the Clean Water Act.

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

  • House committees approve Gallego bills to end copays and improve care for Native veterans
  • Trump’s pick to manage public lands has four-decade history of “overt racism” toward Native people
  • More than 1 thousand acres of Esselen ancestral land returned to tribe
  • Yurok Tribal Court, Sovereign Bodies Institute release progress report on pivotal project
  • Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine at Cherokee Nation celebrates first class of medical school students during white coat ceremony
  • Unraveling the mystery of a stolen ceremonial shield
  • Feds open South Dakota office for MMIW cases
  • Turtle Mountain could be first North Dakota tribe to recognize same-sex marriage
  • Nunavummiut have to stay home, but their art continues to travel
  • $20 million gift to ABQ nonprofit will benefit thousands of Native American students
  • In 1920, Native women sought the vote. Here’s what’s next.

National Indian Law Library Bulletin (7/22/2020)

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

  • Gibbs v. Haynes Investments, LLC (Payday Lending)
  • Martinez v. United States (Federal Tort Claims Act)
  • Hanson v. Parisien (Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance)
  • United States v. Walker River Irrigation District (Water Rights)
  • Sisto v. United States (Federal Tort Claims Act)

State Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2020.html
Treat v. Stitt (Tribal Gaming Compacts)

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

H.R.7692 – To provide a grant program for elementary schools, secondary schools, and institutions of higher education to help offset costs associated with complying with guidelines, recommendations, and other public health communications issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or a State, Indian Tribe, Tribal organization, or locality related to mitigating the hazards presented by COVID-19.

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

  • Living in the blast zone: Sexual violence piped onto Native land by extractive industries.
  • The Belloni Decision: A foundation for the Northwest fisheries cases, the national tribal sovereignty movement, and an understanding of the rule of law.
  • How much evidence should we need to protect cultural sites and treaty rights?
  • Taxes, theft, and Indian tribes: Seeking an equitable solution to state taxation of Indian Country commerce.

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

  • National Indian Health Board cites failed U.S. policies toward American Indians for severe COVID-19 impacts in testimony before U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
  • A bridge of repair for Native and Black America
  • The Native American critique of new law school study
  • Why the American Indian Movement started the Heart of the Earth Survival School
  • ASU Law program on McGirt
  • StrongHearts Native Helpline: Stacking up the numbers
  • Hoeven statement on United States Department of Agriculture announcement on food distribution program on Indian reservations
  • Why tribes should have the power to enforce strict Coronavirus policies
  • CASA seeks volunteer advocates to help local children
  • Return of sacred Black Hills: ‘It’s a question of when’ and ‘no surrender of sovereignty’
  • It’s not just a ski resort. From Tahoe to Carson, Indigenous people say Sierra names misrepresent them

National Indian Law Library Bulletin (7/15/2020)

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U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2019-2020update.html
One case was decided on 7/9/20:
McGirt v. Oklahoma (Criminal Jurisdiction)

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

  • Williams v. Medley Opportunity Fund II, LP (Tribal Sovereign Lending)
  • Crow Indian Tribe v. United States (Endangered Species Act; Yellowstone Grizzlies)
  • Dossett v. Ho-Chunk, Inc. (Sovereign Immunity)
  • Shopbell v. Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (Treaty Rights)
  • Grondal v. Mill Bay Members Association, Inc. (Indian Allotment)
  • Poarch Band of Creek Indians v. Amneal Pharmaceuticals, LLC (Opioid Manufacturing)

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

  • H.R.7557 – To amend title VI of the Social Security Act to extend the coverage of Coronavirus Relief Fund payments to Tribal Governments.
  • H.R.7565 – To authorize the Seminole Tribe of Florida to lease or transfer certain land, and for other purposes.

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

  • Chipping away at the public trust doctrine: Mauna Kea and the degradation principle.
  • When the Navajo Generating Station closes, where does the water go?
  • An odd way to read a preemption statute: The Atomic Energy Act, Virginia Uranium, and the Diné Natural Resource Protection Act.
  • Redefining tribal sovereignty for the era of fundamental rights.
  • “You’re in apple land but you are a lemon”: Connection, collaboration, and division in early ’70s Indian Country.
  • Herrera v. Wyoming: The Supreme Court’s most recent attempt to balance tribal rights, state power, and conservation efforts.

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

  • Court blocks Montana law that restricts voting rights of Native Americans
  • The McGirt case is a historic win for tribes
  • Q&A: What does McGirt ruling mean?
  • How the ‘only family’ argument is used against Indigenous families
  • Black Lives Matter for Freedman Descendants of the Five Civilized Tribes
  • Pandemic complicates tribes’ quest for data sovereignty
  • Indigenous groups launch first national $1 million direct cash program for Native Americans during COVID-19 pandemic
  • State Supreme Court vacates racist 1916 ruling in Yakama fishing rights case
  • Ninth Circuit rules to restore protections for Yellowstone grizzlies

National Indian Law Library Bulletin (7/1/2020)

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U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin 
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2019-2020update.html
Petition for certiorari was filed in one case on 6/19/20:
United States v. Cooley (Jurisdiction)
Petition for certiorari was denied in one case on 6/29/20:
Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment, et al. v. Bureau of Indian Affairs, et al. (Administrative Procedure Act)

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

  • Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation v. Yakima County (Criminal Jurisdiction)
  • New Holy v. Department of the Interior (Tribal Constitutions)
  • Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation v. Mnuchin (CARES Act)
  • Lorry van Chase v. Bureau of Indian Affairs (Freedom of Information Act)

State Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2020.html
Lavallie v. Jay (Jurisdiction; Personal Injury)
Hopi Tribe v. Arizona Snowbowl Resort Limited Partnership (Attorney Fees)

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

  • S.4059 – A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to States, political subdivisions of States, Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations, community-based entities, and primary care and behavioral health organizations to address behavioral health needs caused by the public health emergency declared with respect to COVID-19.
  • S.4079 – A bill to authorize the Seminole Tribe of Florida to lease or transfer certain land, and for other purposes.
  • S.4081 – A bill to provide a grant program for elementary schools, secondary schools, and institutions of higher education to help offset costs associated with complying with guidelines, recommendations, and other public health communications issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or a State, Indian Tribe, Tribal organization, or locality related to mitigating the hazards presented by COVID-19.
  • S.4090 – A bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996, and for other purposes.
  • S.4113 – A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide grants to States and Indian Tribes to deploy affordable, high-speed broadband to unserved and underserved areas.

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

  • Indian lives matter: Pandemics and inherent tribal powers.
  • Codifying the rights of nature.
  • Running for missing and murdered Native women.
  • Yurok Tribe fishing court.

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

  • ‘Wear your mask, do your part’: Tribal citizens in New Mexico bear brunt of coronavirus
  • ‘End of an era’: American Indian Services closes after 49 years
  • Navajo Nation president says New Mexico still failing students
  • Tribes’ human remains and cultural items have been scattered across the U.S. Here’s how they get returned
  • Judge: Alaska corporations can get tribal virus relief money
  • Blackfeet propose permanent protections for Badger Two Medicine
  • Speaker Seth Damon signs Navajo Nation Diné Pride Week proclamation to recognize equality progress
  • Native women law students excluded from so-called “Women of Color in Law Schools” study
  • Knowing, rethinking a shared history

National Indian Law Library Bulletin (6/24/2020)

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U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2019-2020update.html
Petitions for certiorari were denied in two cases on 6/22/20:
Baley v. United States (Endangered Species Act; Water Rights)
Cherokee Nation v. Bernhardt (Reservation Boundaries)

Federal Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2020.html
Western Watersheds Project v. Bernhardt (Endangered Species Act; National Forest Management Act)

State Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2020.html
New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency v. K.L.B. and C.J. (Indian Child Welfare Act)

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

  • H.R.7263 – To repeal the eighth proviso under Operation of Indian Programs of 1998 to restore Tribal sovereignty.

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

  • The canary in the coalmine–The tragic history of the U.S. government’s policies toward Native peoples.
  • Murphy v. NCAA and the legalization of sports betting in states and Indian Country.
  • Piliʻōlelo: E Ahona Kānaka I Ke O‘a Kānāwai.

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

  • Little Shell nationhood passes six month mark
  • The power of California’s Native American youth in the 2020 Census
  • AZ tribes sue federal government over water quality rules
  • Supreme Court winds down unusual term with tribal sovereignty case on docket
  • Mishigamiing Journalism Project starts at Record-Eagle
  • Blackfeet film takes home an Emmy
  • Northern Arapaho woman beings campaign for state’s sole U.S. House seat
  • Why I removed Confederate monuments from the Cherokee Capitol Grounds
  • Your road trip is not more important than Indian Country

National Indian Law Library Bulletin (6/17/2020)

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

  • Solonex, LLC v. Bernhardt (Oil and Gas Leasing)
  • Winnemucca Indian Colony v. United States (Tribal Elections)
  • Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Mnuchin (CARES Act)
  • Lingenfelter v. Liptak (RLUIPA)
  • Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham v. U.S. Bank National Association (Fraud)

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

  • H.R.7173 – To protect the status of lands held in trust for the benefit of federally recognized Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.
  • S.3937 – A bill to amend section 330C of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize special programs for Indians for providing services for the prevention and treatment of diabetes, and for other purposes.
  • S.3948 – A bill to amend the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act to extend the deadline for a report by the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children, and for other purposes.

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

  • Indigenizing professional responsibility.

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

  • Ruling cancels energy lease in the Badger-Two Medicine area
  • A hospital’s secret coronavirus policy separated Native American mothers from their newborns
  • How the Yurok Tribe is reclaiming the Klamath River
  • ‘It’s so important for our young people to vote’
  • COVID-19 exposes inadequate funding levels at Indian Health Service
  • Museum of Indian Arts and Culture puts curriculum on tribes online
  • Man sentenced for stealing Ancestral Puebloan artifacts
  • Iron Range board tables Fond du Lac water treatment funding over band’s ‘anti-mining’ stances
  • Navajo leaders lay out plan to spend relief funds, shield elderly from ‘this monster’
  • UC Berkeley has nearly 500,000 tribal artifacts and remains. It isn’t giving them back quickly
  • In Apache, we say ‘Ndąą Diłhił’í bi’idąą da’ilįį’ (Black Lives Matter)

National Indian Law Library Bulletin (6/10/2020)

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Federal Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2020.html
United States v. Grote (Payday Lending; TILA)
Booker v. Plain Green, LLC. (Sovereign Immunity)
Elliot v. Snyder (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act)
Gwitchyaa Zhee Corporation v. Bernhardt (ANCSA)

State Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2020.html
In re M.W. (Indian Child Welfare Act)

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

  • H.R.7092 – To amend title 54, United States Code, to establish, fund, and provide for the use of amounts in a National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to address the maintenance backlog of the National Park Service, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Forest Service, and the Bureau of Indian Education, and to provide permanent, dedicated funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and for other purposes.
  • H.R.7119 – To convey land in Anchorage, Alaska, to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, and for other purposes.

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

  • A native perspective on shared political resistance and force
  • Shoshone-Bannock transgender inmate makes history with legal fight
  • Disparity, disease, and drinking water: COVID-19 and safe drinking water access in Indian Country
  • U.S. Senate passes Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act
  • Ruth Buffalo: ‘We tripled…Native American women running’ for North Dakota Legislature
  • Prof Pommersheim talks checkpoints
  • Ramos bill to acknowledge historic Native American presence moves to Senate
  • Investigation reveals a consistent picture: ‘It’s really hard to vote in Indian Country’
  • Pocatello attorney prevails in largest water rights case in Nevada history
  • Mashpee Wampanoag: U.S. court ‘stood up for justice’
  • Shunning virus and Big Oil, Alaska tribe revives traditions

National Indian Law Library Bulletin (6/3/2020)

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

  • Mdewakanton Band of Sioux in Minnesota v. Bernhardt (Federal Recognition)
  • Navajo Health Foundation v. Razaghi Development Company, LLC (RICO)
  • Yurok Tribe v. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Endangered Species Act; Cultural Resources)
  • Sxʷnq̓ʔels l Suw̓ečm / Ksukⱡiⱡmumaⱡ ʾA·kaⱡmukwaʾits d/b/a Energy Keepers Inc. v. Hyperblock LLC (Contract Breach)
  • Ten Eyck v. United States (Sovereign Immunity; Federal Torts Claim Act)

State Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2020.html
People in Interest of K.C. (Indian Child Welfare Act)

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

  • H.R.7056 – To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award additional funding through the Indian Health Services Sanitation Facilities Construction Program, and for other purposes.
  • H.R.7080 – To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to States, political subdivisions of States, Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations, community-based entities, and primary care and behavioral health organizations to address behavioral health needs caused by the public health emergency declared with respect to COVID-19.

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

  • Immigration, plenary powers, and sovereignty talk: Then and now.
  • Environmental federalism in Indian Country: Sovereignty, primacy, and environmental protection.

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

  • ‘Am I cutting out again?’: Missing and murdered task force off to shaky start amid COVID-19 challenges
  • Cronkite News: Tribal leaders, advocates question reopening at Grand Canyon, other parks
  • Tribal court to hear argument on non-resident voting rights amidst COVID-19
  • Report: Indigenous voters face racism and suppression
  • The sheer brutality that Black and Native men face
  • Company floats new proposal for hydropower on tribal land
  • When art is medicine
  • Modern-day AIM makes its presence felt
  • Advocating for human rights during a time of COVID-19
  • Congressional letter to Indian Health Service re: Faulty PPE sent to Navajo
  • ‘Love and Fury’ documents Indigenous artists at the vanguard

National Indian Law Library Bulletin (5/28/2020)

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U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin 
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2019-2020update.html
Petition for certiorari was filed in one case on 5/14/20:
Rogers County Board of Tax Roll Corrections, et al. v. Video Gaming Technologies, Inc.(Indian Gaming Regulatory Act)
and denied in another case on 5/26/20:
Noem v. Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe 
(Indian Gaming)

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

  • United States v. Unzueta (Indian Status)
  • Citizens for Clean Energy and the Northern Cheyenne Tribe v. Department of the Interior (Federal Coal Leases)
  • Grand Canyon Trust v. Provencio (Uranium Mining; Cultural Resources)
  • Holy v. Department of Interior (Tribal Constitutions)
  • Gila River Indian Community v. Cranford (Reserved Water Rights)

State Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2020.html
Pamela J. v. Department of Child Safety, T.C., J.C., Navajo Nation (Indian Child Welfare Act)

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

  • S.Res.591 – A resolution promoting minority health awareness and supporting the goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month in April 2020, which include bringing attention to the health disparities faced by minority populations of the United States such as American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders.

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

  • Ending the interminable gap in Indian Country water quality protection.
  • The Louisiana Purchase: Indian and American sovereignty in the Missouri Watershed.

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

  • ‘We are thrilled’: Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe hails victory for sovereignty
  • Project to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the United States
  • Quinault Indian Nation comments on Chehalis River Dam Project
  • Montana court temporarily blocks Montana law that restricts Native American voting rights
  • Opinion: Wado to Cherokee foster parents
  • The Sioux man ’empowering’ Standing Rock with solar power
  • Navajo Technical University to develop environmental engineering program
  • Tribal leaders share relief funding challenges
  • Montana Democrats seek more Natives in local elections
  • Fewer polling places present challenges for Native voters
  • ‘Powwow Pop Art’ and perseverance

National Indian Law Library Bulletin (5/20/2020)

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Federal Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2020.html
Chee v. Mescalero Apache Tribal Court (Writ of Habeas Corpus)
Magee v. Shoshone Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation (Sovereign Immunity)
Stephen C. v. Bureau of Indian Education (Indian Education)

State Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2020.html
Robbins v. Mason County Title Insurance Company (Treaty Rights)

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

  • S.3754 – A bill to amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to make a technical correction to the water rights settlement for the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation, and for other purposes.
  • S.3742/H.R.6907 – A bill to establish a program in the Department of the Treasury to allocate funds to States, units of general local government, and Indian Tribes to provide assistance to certain small businesses, and for other purposes.
  • H.R.6836 – To amend the CARES Act to provide for payments to the Indian Health Service, Indian Tribes, Tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund, and for other purposes.

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

  • Jurisdictionary transparency and Native American women.
  • Uncivil rights: The abuse of tribal sovereignty and the termination of American Indian tribal citizenship.

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

  • Native Women Lead, Nusenda funnel funding to indigenous businesses, families
  • Native Sun News Today: Checkpoints on reservations point of discussion
  • Harvard Project/Native Nations Institute Report on CARES Act Distribution
  • Burt Lake Band prevails in federal court; can appeal BIA denial
  • UCLA Preliminary Report on Census 2020 and 2010 Response Rates on American Indian Reservations
  • Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe returns to court
  • Native American farm working to keep community fed during pandemic
  • Healthcare. Housing. Infrastructure. Indian Country’s ‘status quo is in a bad spot’
  • A sustainable Arctic has to include Indigenous groups
  • KU Law partners with UN to train diplomats on indigenous issues, conflict resolution
  • Bison bring spiritual revitalization to Sioux, Assiniboine