Tag Archives: tribal government

Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Additional announcements may appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law or leadership job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Department of Justice Assistant United States Attorney, Phoenix, A.Z. AUSAs have … Continue reading

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Additional announcements may appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law or leadership job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Department of Justice Trial Attorney, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Washington … Continue reading

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Additional announcements may appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law or leadership job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Comanche Nation Tribal Court Indigent Defense Attorney, Lawton, O.K. The … Continue reading

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Senior Staff Attorney Opening on Colville Reservation

Link to job announcement (PDF) here. Open until filled with first review date Friday, May 20, 2016.

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NYTs: Navajo Nation to Vote on Structure of Government

From the NYTs (Navajo Supreme Court opinion): FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo voters have never had much of a say in how their modern government was shaped. But that may soon change, after a tribal judge cleared the way for … Continue reading

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“Inside Tribal Politics” Panel at UM on Monday, Nov. 10

I will be sitting on a panel on tribal governments on Monday with Ada Deer and David Cornsilk at the University of Michigan. Tribal Politics Flyer Panelist Biographies

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Angelique Eaglewoman: The Philosophy of Colonization Underlying Taxation Imposed Upon Tribal Nations within the United States

Angelique Eagelwoman (soon to be at Idaho Law) has posted “The Philosophy of Colonization Underlying Taxation Imposed Upon Tribal Nations within the United States” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Tribal Nations are inherently sovereign by internal definition as well … Continue reading

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U.S. v. Hunter et al. — IGRA Criminal Case — Coyote Valley

United States v. Hunter, No. 06-565 (N.D. Cal.), is an unusual case. In 2001, it appears that the National Indian Gaming Commission investigated the improper expenditure of Indian gaming revenues by tribal council members at Coyote Valley Band of Pomo … Continue reading

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OST Drug Testing Update — Tribal Court Vacates Drug Test Ordinance

From the Rapid City Journal (H/T Indianz): Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council who were suspended for not taking a drug test have been reinstated, after a tribal judge struck down the requirement. In October, the tribal council passed … Continue reading

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Drug Testing Update — OST Tribal Court Upholds Suspensions re: Drug Testing

I didn’t have to wait long on this question. The second article offers a little detail on the tribal judge’s ruling — of particular note was the ruling that the tribal treasurer could not be suspended because without her presence, … Continue reading

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