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Native America Calling: Is there room for trust land in Alaska? (January 31, 2023)Today on Native America Calling, get the back story on the land-into-trust process and what it means for Alaska Natives.
Indian law attorney Rob Rosette passes on (September 19, 2022)Tribal leaders and friends are paying tributes to Rob Rosette, a noted Indian law practitioner.
Apache Stronghold heads back to court to protect sacred Oak Flat (September 6, 2022)The fight to protect a sacred site from development is once again back in court as defenders of Oak Flat try to stop a huge copper mine on Apache territory.
Native America Calling: How the Inflation Reduction Act helps Earth (August 23, 2022)The newly-signed Inflation Reduction Act brings millions of dollars in new investments for tribal nations.
Supreme Court hears cases with high stakes for Indian Country (February 21, 2022)Amid a high-stakes political battle, the nation’s highest court is gearing up for some major decisions that will affect Indian Country for generations to come.
Prominent Indian Country artist facing criminal charge (February 7, 2022)A prominent Indian Country artist has been charged in connection with an incident involving a minor.
Nooksack Tribe puts housing evictions on ‘pause’ amid high-level attention (February 2, 2022)Former citizens of the Nooksack Tribe have won temporary respite from being evicted from their federally-funded homes in Washington state.
Gabe Galanda: Biden administration takes a stand on Indian civil rights (January 25, 2022)Indigenous representation does matter.
Supreme Court surprises by taking up contentious Indian law case (January 21, 2022)The highest court in the land has added another Indian law case to its docket, taking up a contentious sovereignty dispute that pits tribal nations against the state of Oklahoma.
Biden administration won’t appeal victory in treaty rights case (December 20, 2021)The Biden administration won’t be appealing a treaty rights victory secured by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, attorneys involved in the closely-watched case said.
Freedom Socialist: Conservative attack on Indian Child Welfare Act continues (December 1, 2021)Determined right-wing forces have piled onto a critical court case in order to overturn the hard-won Indian Child Welfare Act.
Tribal nations welcome formal consultation policy in Virginia (November 18, 2021)A new consultation policy in Virginia requires free, prior and informed consent of tribal nations before any state permits are approved.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States (August 26, 2021)The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals hears oral arguments in Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States, a treaty rights case, on March 18, 2021.
Diné College awarded first-ever patent for new health device (July 13, 2021)“This could be a first-ever patent for a tribal college,” said the president of Diné College on the Navajo Nation.
Indian Country nearly locked out of U.S. Supreme Court hearing (April 19, 2021)Infighting among tribal attorneys led the nation’s highest court down an unusual path on the eve of arguments in a closely-watched COVID-19 case.
Comments due on Department of Defense tribal consultation policy (March 8, 2021)The deadline to submit written comments on the tribal consultation policy at the Department of Defense has arrived.
Native Sun News Today: Tribal nations win ruling in COVID-19 funding dispute (September 30, 2020)In the most recent about-face on CARES Act funding for Alaska Native corporations, a federal appeals court panel ruled that they are not eligible for any of the $8 billion in pandemic relief.
Republicans rush to confirm Supreme Court nominee ahead of election (September 28, 2020)Republicans are rushing to confirm a federal judge with virtually no experience in Indian law to the U.S. Supreme Court in order to give Donald Trump and their party a win ahead of the hotly contested election.
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