Tag Archives: Navajo Nation

Navajo Nation Comments on DOJ’s Proposed Indian Policy

Here: 2014-04-04 NN ltr to DOJ re Indian policy The DOJ draft and call for comments are here: 2013-11 DOJ draft principles for working with tribes 2014-02-11 DOJ DTL ltr re DOJ Indian policy

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D.C. Circuit Rules against Navajo Trust Breach Claims in Uranium Mining Contamination Case

Here is the opinion in El Paso Natural Gas Co. v. United States: CADC Opinion Briefs are here.

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LA Times Article about the Sorry State of Navajo Veterans Housing Situation

Here.

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Law Students from Michigan on Alternative Spring Break at Navajo Nation

Michigan State University and University of Michigan law students coordinated an alternative spring break to Navajo Nation through the leadership of MSU Law student Tamera Begay and U of M Law student Hunter Cox. MSU students are working at Navajo … Continue reading

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New Mexico Appleseed Job Posting

New Mexico Appleseed STAFF ATTORNEY Albuquerque, New Mexico or Santa Fe, New Mexico Practice Areas:  Hunger, homelessness, community development, poverty law, Native American Job Description Reporting to Executive Director, the Staff Attorney is responsible for research, analysis, and writing for … Continue reading

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Adoption from a Native Perspective

Here. An excerpt: Leland Morrill was estranged from his Navajo lineage for twenty years. Today, as an author, advocate, and speaker, Morrill shares the unique perspective of how adoption is viewed by Native American family and culture, through the eyes … Continue reading

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NYTs: Church Rock, Navajo Village May Have to Move Because of Uranium Pollution

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Navajo Nation DOJ Seeks Human Services Attorney

  SENIOR ATTORNEY POSITION HUMAN SERVICES AND GOVERNMENT UNIT NAVAJO NATION DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE January 28, 2014 The Navajo Nation Department of Justice is seeking an energetic and motivated Senior Attorney, for its Human Services and Government Unit. The qualified … Continue reading

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Morning Edition’s Story on the Long Walk

Here. About 50 years ago, Clearwater retraced his great-great-great-grandfather’s footsteps along what Navajo and Mescalero Apache people call The Long Walk. In a series of marches starting in 1864, 9,500 Navajo and 500 Mescalero Apache were forced by the U.S. … Continue reading

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N.M. Taxation and Revenue Dept. Decision on Taxation of Indian Domiciled Off-Reservation

Here is the decision in the Matter of the Protest of Tutt: 2013-12-02 Decision and Order This is a case involving state income taxation of an Indian who was domiciled off-reservation, worked on-reservation and had a second place of abode … Continue reading

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