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Jun 18, 2016

Native Opinion Episode 33
“We Know What’s Best for Us”


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Native News:

(1.) U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RELEASES REPORT ON FIRST-EVER SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT LISTENING TOUR FOR NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENTS
bY NATIVE NEWS ONLINE STAFF / CURRENTS, EDUCATION / 15 OCT 2015

http://nativenewsonline.net/currents/u-s-department-of-education-releases-report-on-first-ever-school-environment-listening-tour-for-native-american-students/


(2.) LEGISLATION INTRODUCED TO REFORM THE INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE
BY NATIVE NEWS ONLINE STAFF / CURRENTS, HEALTH / 19 MAY 2016

http://nativenewsonline.net/currents/legislation-introduced-reform-indian-health-service/


(3.) Title: Breaking: Scotus Overturns Ninth Circuit, Upholds Tribal Court Convictions
Article Date: 6/13

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2016/06/13/breaking-scotus-overturns-ninth-circuit-upholds-tribal-court-convictions-164779

The Supreme Court is often described as a “hot bench” – a place where the questions fly fast and furious. But when the Court heard oral arguments today in the case of Michael Bryant, it was more like a lukewarm bench: three of the eight Justices – Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Elena Kagan – did not ask any questions at all, and the five Justices who did ask questions had far fewer than we would normally expect. What was scheduled as a sixty-minute argument took only forty-four, with lawyers for both sides sitting down before their time was up. Although the relative dearth of questions in the case makes it harder to make predictions about the outcome of the case with any confidence, it seems likely that the Court will reject Bryant’s challenge, and the government will prevail.

Read Full Article Here: http://www.scotusblog.com/2016/04/argument-analysis-a-quiet-bench-on-uncounseled-tribal-court-convictions/


(4.) TITLE: Breaking: BIA Publishes Final ICWA Rule

Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2016/06/08/breaking-bia-publishes-final-icwa-rule-164738

 

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