Selected Native American News Stories

Last updated: September 11, 2019

Next update is planned to be published by: September 19, 2019

This page includes news from the most recent update.
To see earlier articles, please visit the news archive or search all historic bulletins using the custom Google search feature here.

Culture and Tradition

Inaugural tattoo festival celebrates tradition that connects body art to indigenous past (Hawaii Tribune Herald) 9/12/19

Interview: 'We will always sing': Black Belt Eagle Scout makes space for the marginalized (NPR) 9/9/19

'Now is the time,' six Indigenous movies that capture Indigeneity (Indian Country Today) 9/9/19

Acoma -- protecting American Indian culture (Santa Fe New Mexican) 9/7/19

Opinion: America's obsession with killing Indians hasn't died (High Country News) 9/3/19

Economic Development

The Cedar Band Corporation is big business for the Cedar Band of Paiute (Indian Country Today) 9/5/19


Nevada Native American tribes' history, issues explored at Carson City forum (The Nevada Appeal) 9/11/19

Oregon schools slowly rolling out Indigenous studies curriculum (Oregon Public Broadcasting) 9/9/19

Changing the Indian narrative in classrooms (Native Sun News Today) 8/28/19

Environment and Energy

US seeks dismissal of Native American tribes' lawsuit over Keystone Pipeline (Texarkana Gazette) 9/11/19

Judge allowing more tribes, groups to weigh in on DAPL lawsuit (The Bismarck Tribune) 9/6/19

EPA ignored tribal consultation (Native Sun News Today) 9/5/19

Toxic Alaska mine could 'destroy the world's last great sockeye salmon fishery' (Indian Country Today) 9/1/19

Health and Welfare

House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples convenes hearing on #MMIW crisis (Indianz) 9/11/19

Tim Giago: Is there a correlation between historic trauma and PTSD? (Indianz) 9/9/19

Native children still being lost to the child welfare system (Indianz) 9/9/19


Ahead of VAWA anniversary, Haaland builds bipartisan momentum behind House BADGES Act to fight violence against Native women, address missing and murdered Indigenous women crisis (U.S. Representative Deb Haaland) 9/11/19 (See 116th Congress S.1853)

Attorneys for Navajo man file stay of execution (Navajo Times) 9/10/19

Delegate Charlaine Tso delivers Violence Against Women Act testimony (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 9/10/19

'A historic leap forward': ND tribes sign updated agreement with state over child welfare services (The Bismarck Tribune) 9/6/19

Land and Water

The Shinnecock Nation's land: Is it a territory or a reservation? (The Southampton Press) 9/9/19

Court reverses ruling on UKB trust land (Tahlequah Daily Press) 9/5/19 (See Cherokee Nation v. Bernhardt)

Recognition and Enrollment

A 'sham': Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation being denied federal recognition (Indianz) 9/9/19

Rent is recognition and restitution for Seattle's Native inhabitants (Yes Magazine) 9/9/19

Tribal Government

Oglala Sioux Tribe passes hate crime legislation (Rapid City Journal) 9/7/19

Navajo council votes to opppose possible HUD limits on home-loan program (Indianz) 9/6/19

Search News Articles in the Indian Law Bulletins:

Basic Search Help
Operators and More Search Help

At the time we created this page, access to the stories was free. Links to news stories may not be functional over time as news agencies reorganize articles on their websites. However, we do not remove links in case they are helpful in finding the article . If a password is required, try the service for quick access.

Indian Law Bulletins are a current awareness service of the National Indian Law Library. The purpose of the Indian Law Bulletins is to provide succinct and timely information about new developments in Indian Law. See the "about" page for each bulletin for specific information on monitoring, content selection criteria, and timeliness of publication.