Tag Archives: California Indian Legal Services

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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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Department of the Interior Attorney-Advisor, Office of the Solicitor, Division of General Law, Employment and Labor Law … Continue reading

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Letter from NARF, ACLU, and California Indian Legal Services Regarding Wearing Eagle Feathers at Graduation

Regarding the controversy at Lemoore High School initially forbidding graduating students from wearing an eagle feather on their graduation cap (article here). Letter here. Typically, an eagle feather is given only in times of great honor – for example, eagle … Continue reading

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First Native Judge Appointed to Riverside County Superior Court

Sunshine Sykes, a member of the Navajo Nation, was appointed to Riverside County Superior Court in California on Dec. 5 by Gov. Jerry Brown. More information is here. I used to work with her at California Indian Legal Services. Congratulations … Continue reading

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