To All Tribal Leaders: Many of you may have heard of the recent decision in the case of Brackeen et al. v. Zinke. Oct. 4, 2018, Case 4:17-CV-00868, (N. D. TX) where the court determined that the ICWA is unconstitutional because it treats Indian children differently than other children in child custody proceedings. According to […]
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Did you know that California Indian Legal Services defends tribal casinos in slip and fall cases? Under state gaming compacts gaming tribes must carry a certain amount of liability insurance to cover accidents and mishaps that befall casino patrons. Gaming tribes must also have in place regulations governing the tort claim appeal process after the […]
Are you an interest holder in a Public Domain allotment? Come to a free informational meeting presented by California Indian Legal Services to find out! Did you know there are at least 18 Public Domain allotments in Inyo and Mono counties containing at least 1194 acres of land? Do you know what your […]
To All Tribal Leaders; California Indian Legal Services strongly urges you to review the Federal Register, Vol. 83, No. 107, issued on June 4, 2018, regarding the Indian Child Welfare Act; Designated Tribal Agents for Service of Notice. Tribes may choose to include their designated tribal agent for ICWA noticing purposes on this annual list. […]