September 14, 2017

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/14

photo of John Tahsuda III
 John Tahsuda III named Principal Dep Asst Sec'y for Indian Affairs


News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Intergovernmental section, we feature a story about the appointment of the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs.

U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.html
Toya v. Toledo (Right to Counsel; Right to Jury Trial; Indian Civil Rights Act)
Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Reservation v. United States (Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act - Funding)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2017.html
In the Interest of: S.E. and B.E. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Intervention)
Douglas Indian Association v. Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tribal Sovereign Immunity)

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin   
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2017.html
The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, proposes a rule to revise the Bureau of Indian Education adequate yearly progress regulation and invites tribes to nominate members to the standards, assessments, and accountability system negotiated rulemaking committee.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/115_uslegislation.html
The following bills were added:
H.R.3704: To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve behavioral health outcomes for American Indians and Alaska Natives, and for other purposes.
S.1770: A bill to approve the settlement of water rights claims of the Hualapai Tribe and certain allottees in the State of Arizona, to authorize construction of a water project relating to those water rights claims, and for other purposes.
H.R.3764: To extend the Federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana, and for other purposes.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2017.html
Norton v. Ute Indian Tribe: Seeking concrete delineations in the tribal exhaustion doctrine.
The evolution of indigenous peoples' consultation rights under the ILO and U.N. regimes.
International trade in indigenous cultural heritage: What protection does international law provide for indigenous cultural goods and services in international commerce?
Varying vernaculars: How to fix the Lanham Act's weakness exposed by the Washington Redskins.

September 8, 2017

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/7

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Recognition & Enrollment section, we feature a couple of articles about the Cherokee Nation Freedmen case.

U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.html
Mdewakanton Sioux Indians of Minnesota v. Zinke (Tribal Consultation)
The Cherokee Nation v. Nash (Tribal Enrollment)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2017.html
Michelle M. v. Department of Child Safety (Indian Child Welfare Act - Notice)
In the Matter of the Adoption of B.B. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Application of)
In Matter of: L.W.S. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Notice)

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2017.html
We feature the first Trump administration Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, HEARTH Act approvals for Indian tribes.
Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska seal

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/115_uslegislation.html
The following bill was added:
H.R.3688: To transfer administrative jurisdiction of certain Federal lands from the United States Army Corps to the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, to take such lands into trust for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.