CILS wants to thank all of the California tribes (72) and Indian organizations (11) that signed on to the amicus brief in the Brackeen et al. v. Zinke et al. case that is pending before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. The following is a statement from the four defendant tribes that intervened in the case: […]
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To All Tribal Leaders: Time is running out. If your tribe or tribal organization has not yet signed on to the amicus brief in the Brackeen v. Zinke being submitted by NARF, NCIA and over 100 tribes and 15 tribal consortia and Indian organizations please do so now. Brackeen v. Zinke is a challenge to […]
To All Tribal Leaders: The Native American Rights Fund (NARF) has just issued the 5thCircuit Court of Appeals briefing schedule. The United States’ and tribal defendants’ Opening Brief and all supporting (amicus) briefs are due on January 14, 2019. NARF’s deadline for signing on to the amicus brief will be end-of-day Thursday, January 10, 2019. NARF expects to […]
To All Tribal Leaders: As an Addendum to the December 5, 2018, Tribal Alert, I have received several calls and emails from tribes with questions on what was needed to authorize a tribe’s consent to the amicus brief. I contacted the NARF attorneys Dan Lewerenz at firstname.lastname@example.org and Erin Dougherty Lynch at email@example.com, and they […]
To All Tribal Leaders: The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), the Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA), the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) and the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) need your help as signatories to an amicus brief in support of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) that will filed with the […]