Category Archives: News

California Indian Legal Services’ 50th Anniversary Celebration

The event will be 9/22 in Sacramento. More information here. Congrats to CILS and thank you for all that you do! I got my start as a law student interning there in the late ’90s and have great memories of … Continue reading

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2017 Canoe Journey Blog

The Northwestern Tribes’ Canoe Journey wrapped up this past weekend in Campbell River. Here’s Matika Wilbur’s beautiful blog documenting the Journey. I was privileged to attend the Muckleshoot landing. Muckleshoot Canoe Landing © Ann Tweedy  

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LA Times: “Trump is breaking the federal government’s promises to Native Americans”

Here.

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“Insistence on French for SCC judges could block historic appointment of first Indigenous judge”

Here.

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NYTs Profile of ““Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World”

Here is “An Encore for the Native Americans Who Shook Up Rock ’n’ Roll.” And here is a review of the film.  

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“Sault Tribe’s trust land application denied for Lansing casino”

Here. If anyone has the denial letter, please send it along. Here it is. And here: 2017-07-24 DOI Cason ltr to Sault Ste. Marie denying mandatory trust acqn

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High Country News: “Under Trump, tribal land ownership is not a priority”

Here.

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The Nation: “How America Is Failing Native American Students”

Here. Also here, from Investigate West.

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Judge Tim Connors Honored as NCJFCJ Innovator of the Year

Full press release impact_innovation-pr edit From the press release: The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced two honorees of the 3rd annual Justice Innovation Awards recognizing the national Innovator of the Year and the Impact of the Year recipients: the Honorable … Continue reading

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NYTs: “Panel: Dakota Access-Style Protests Could Become Commonplace”

Here.

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