Entries by Nicole Scott

Please help CILS to protect and advance Indian rights!

Are you a client-eligible California Native American looking to help? CILS has community board appointments that need to be filled. You can help CILS to protect and advance Indian rights! Be the change you hope to see.    🙂 We need your help.   CILS Seeks Community Representatives for Board of Trustees – All Regions The Board […]

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Talk Early, Talk Often: Collaboration among GSAs and Tribal Governments

By Blake Atkerson, Sacramento Staff Attorney Tribal governments seek protection of their groundwater rights and respectful treatment as sovereign entities. Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) are seeking approval from the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) to implement a regulatory scheme that will eventually benefit each basin, region, and the entire state. The nexus of these interests […]

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Legal/Administrative Assistant Position Available – Eureka Office

Program Description:  Founded in 1967, California Indian Legal Services (CILS) is the oldest public interest Indian rights law firm in the country, promoting the fundamental rights of California tribes and Indians through litigation, legislative and administrative advocacy, community development, and other strategies for systemic change. CILS provides a full range of legal representation to California […]

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Senior Staff Attorney Position Available – Eureka Office

Program Description: California Indian Legal Services is a statewide, tribally controlled, non-profit corporation that provides legal services to Indian tribes, Indian organizations and low-income individual Indians on issues involving Federal Indian Law.  CILS provides a variety of legal services including brief counsel and advice and extended representation on core legal issues affecting Native Americans and […]

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California Bar Foundation Fellowship Opportunity Available – Bishop Office

Program Description: California Indian Legal Services (CILS) is a statewide, tribally controlled, non-profit corporation that provides legal services to Indian tribes, Indian organizations and low-income individual Indians on issues involving Federal Indian Law. CILS provides a variety of legal services including brief counsel and advice and extended representation on core legal issues affecting Native Americans […]

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