tag: law firms

Joely Proudfit
A prominent tribe with powerful connections has taken the unusual step of denouncing an educator and scholar who has long identified herself as a descendant of the community.
Rob Rosette
Tribal leaders and friends are paying tributes to Rob Rosette, a noted Indian law practitioner.
Dante Desiderio
The chief executive officer of the National Congress of American Indians lost his job over his handling of a sexual harassment investigation, according to an explosive lawsuit.
Oak Flat
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.
Monument Valley
The newly-signed Inflation Reduction Act brings millions of dollars in new investments for tribal nations.
Valles Caldera National Preserve
Christina West, a citizen of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, has dedicated much of her life to working in Indian Country.
Dwight Birdwell - Medal of Honor
Dwight Birdwell, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, receives the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House on July 5, 2022.
U.S. Supreme Court
The nation’s highest court is set for another tribal sovereignty showdown as the state of Oklahoma continues efforts to weaken a landmark treaty rights decision.
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
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.
Pawnee, Oklahoma
A growing number of Indian Country organizations are distancing themselves from Walter Roy Echo-Hawk Jr. following revelations of the criminal charge against the prominent artist.
Pawnee County Courthouse
A prominent Indian Country artist has been charged in connection with an incident involving a minor.
Olive Oshiro
Former citizens of the Nooksack Tribe have won temporary respite from being evicted from their federally-funded homes in Washington state.
Bryan Newland and Deb Haaland
Indigenous representation does matter.
Cherokee Nation
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.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe
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.
March for Lost Children
Determined right-wing forces have piled onto a critical court case in order to overturn the hard-won Indian Child Welfare Act.
Rassawek, Virginia
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
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
“This could be a first-ever patent for a tribal college,” said the president of Diné College on the Navajo Nation.
ndncollectivewilliwhite
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is declaring victory for treaty rights and sacred places in an ongoing battle against the Republican governor of South Dakota.
jonathannez
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.
defendicwa
Legal experts are deeply concerned about an “incredibly divisive” ruling from a federal appeals court that struck down parts of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
lummihealingpolepentagon
The deadline to submit written comments on the tribal consultation policy at the Department of Defense has arrived.
fortbertholdreservation
A pipeline company has been trespassing on Indian land on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation for more than seven years.
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.
amyconeybarrett
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.