Tag Archives: tribal consultation

Canada’s Federal Court of Appeals Rejects Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Inadequate consultation with First Nations is among the reasons. More here.

Posted in Author: Ann Tweedy, Canada, Environmental | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Consultation Webinar Announcement

Defending Tribal Sovereignty: The Ongoing Battle Over “Meaningful Consultation” and Self-Governance Over Natural and Cultural Resources May 23, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST Non-CLE Webinar REGISTER NOW (direct link: https://shop.americanbar.org/ebus/ABAEventsCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?productId=326797486) The Dakota Access Pipeline, Bears Ears National Monument, … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, cultural resources, Environmental, webinar | Tagged

Tribal Consultation on the Proposed AFCARS Changes

Here is the letter sent today: Tribal Consultation Notification 4-16-2018 This is on the proposed changes to the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), the way the feds collect from the states on adoption and foster care. … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort, ICWA | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Oglala Sioux Tribe Resolution Demanding BLM Consultation re: Converse County Oil and Gas Project (Wyo.)

Here: 1980_001 (2) (1) The tribe’s press release: OST PRESS RELEASE ON CONVERSE COUNTY OIL GAS PROJECT (3-27-18) (1) UPDATE (4/11/2018): FINAL AGENDA FOR GOVERNMENT-TO-GOVERNMENT CONSULTATIOS (4-9-18).2  

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, cultural resources, Environmental, Research, treaty rights | Tagged , , ,

Lawrence Roberts: “DOI Actions Underscore Need For Tribal Consultation”

Here.

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Research, trust relationship | Tagged ,

Federal Court Allows Tribal NHPA Consultation Claims to Proceed in Freeway Challenge

Here are the materials in Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California v. United States Department of Transportation (N.D. Cal.): 68 Federal Motion to Dismiss 69 State Motion to Dismiss 73 Tribe Response to State Motion 74 Tribe Response to … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, cultural resources, Environmental, Research, trust relationship | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Report: Improving Tribal Consultation and Tribal Involvement in Federal Infrastructure Decisions – January 2017

Here. [PDF for when the Trump Administration deletes this report.] Update 10/27/17 — aaaaand it’s gone. An excerpt: This Report serves several functions. First, it provides information about the existing Federal statutory, regulatory, and policy framework governing both Tribal consultation and … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Research, trust relationship | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Bob Miller on the United States Duty to Confer with American Indian Governments

Robert Miller has posted his paper, “Consultation or Consent: The United States Duty to Confer with American Indian Governments,” forthcoming in the North Dakota Law Review. Here is the abstract: This article explores the current international law movement to require … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, international law, Scholarship | Tagged ,

Call for Tribes on Changes to Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting Systems

Call in information and agenda here. This is an information session [for tribes] for the Children’s Bureau to provide an overview/summary of the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), which was published … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Author: Kate E. Fort, Child Welfare, ICWA | Tagged , , ,

OVW Training on Federal Criminal Databases & DOJ Consultation on Violence Against Women

The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is hosting a training session on federal criminal databases and information sharing, October 14, 2014 from 1:30-4:30 p.m in Rapid City, SD. The training is free and will provide information about the various … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Author: Victoria Sweet, TLOA | Tagged , , , , , ,