Tag Archives: NCAI

NCAI Applauds Decision by Little League International to Ban Racially Offensive Team Names and Mascots

Here.

Posted in Research | Tagged , , , ,

#MeToo in Indian Country: A Short and Incomplete Collection of News Stories

Articles selected based on google search at 9AM this morning — “metoo american Indians” Indianz: National Congress of American Indians under #MeToo fire ICT: NCAI Attorney John Dossett under fire after #MeToo allegations Indianz: Prominent Indian Country attorney reassigned after #MeToo … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, News, Research | Tagged , , , ,

Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Additional announcements may appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law or leadership job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Department of Interior Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Solicitor, Phoenix. A.Z. The … Continue reading

Posted in jobs, Research | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Additional announcements may appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law or leadership job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. The Tulalip Tribes of Washington Paralegal, W.A. Provides support to attorneys. Under … Continue reading

Posted in jobs, Research | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

NCAI Webinar: Gun Purchases, Tribal Convictions, and Using the Instant Criminal Background Check System (Feb. 23 at 2pm)

Identifying dangerous persons across jurisdictions can help prevent needless tragedies. Keeping firearms away from persons who are legally prohibited from purchasing firearms requires collaboration across many jurisdictions—including tribal governments.  NCAI will be hosting a webinar on NICS, featuring a presentation … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Research, Scholarship | Tagged , , ,

MSU Law Webinar on Careers in Indian Law

Here. Geared toward current and prospective law students. Attorneys with an understanding of Native American culture and legal issues are in high demand. Join us to learn more about the career paths of four Michigan State Law graduates who are … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort | Tagged , , , ,

DOJ Motion to Dismiss and Supporting Amicus Briefs in Goldwater (ICWA) Litigation

Motion to Dismiss here. Footnote 8: Plaintiffs do not seek the type of relief – increased funding or systemic changes in the quality of child-welfare services provided by state agencies – that the Ninth Circuit found unworthy of Younger abstention … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort, Child Welfare, ICWA | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

DOJ Motion for Summary Judgment and National Orgs Amicus Brief Filed in Guidelines Litigation

Latest filings in Nat’l Council for Adoption v. Jewell: DOJ Memorandum for Summary Judgment A favorite footnote (5 is good too): 10 Finally, BAF does not elaborate as to why placement with an Indian child’s family or tribe could not … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort, Child Welfare, ICWA | Tagged , , , , ,

Washington Football Team Hires Lobbyist

Here. And here’s the anti-Redskins commercial paid for by the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, which was aired during prime-time during the NBA finals. The ad first made the rounds online during the Super Bowl earlier this year.

Posted in Author: Ann Tweedy, News | Tagged , , ,

Letter From National Native Groups to DOJ to Investigate Child Welfare Issues

Here, from NICWA, NCAI, NARF, and AAIA: The undersigned American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) organizations request that the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice commences a prompt investigation into the unlawful treatment of AI/AN children in the … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort, Child Welfare, ICWA | Tagged , , , , ,