NAGPRA in Layman's Terms
- Whose Bones? Slayman, Andrew // Archaeology;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p13
The article discusses the proposed changes to the wording of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and its implementation. The law states that the remains and artifacts of Native Americans unearthed on federal land be returned to tribes that can prove affiliation...
- Activity on the Hill. // American Indian Report;Jul2008, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p13
The article lists legislation pending before the U.S. Congress as of July 1, 2008 concerning American Indians including bills related to the Crow Tribe Land Restoration Act, the California Desert and Mountain Heritage Act, and the Fostering Connections to Success Act.
- Modocs want to split from Klamaths. Juillerat, Lee // Confederated Umatilla Journal;Sep2010, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p18
The article reports on the effort of the Modoc Nation, a group of Modoc Indians that attempts to break away from the Klamth Tribes, to create its legitimcy among other Indian tribes and governmental agencies in Oregon.
- Bill to give ID tribes arrest power moves forward. MILLER, JOHN // Native American Times;2/18/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p2
The article reports that the authority of Coeur d'Alene tribal police officers to arrest non-Indians within their territory moves closer to an approval with an 8-6 vote in Idaho's House Judiciary and Rules Committee.
- Statement on signing the Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute Settlement Act of 1996. Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;10/1/96, Vol. 32 Issue 41, p2042
Presents US President Bill Clinton's statement on signing the Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute Settlement Act of 1996 on October 11, 1996.
- Interior begins making payments to Native Americans. // Indian Life;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p3
Reports on the payments for North American Indians who allowed grazing on their lands in March 2002. Reason for the delay of the payments; Number of Indians who were not given grazing payments; Views of Keith Harper, attorney of the Native American Rights Fund, on the delay.
- National Indian Law Library. // NARF Legal Review;Summer/Fall2015, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p17
The article discusses the free updates on Indian law in the U.S. provided by the National Indian Library through the Indian Law Bulletins.
- Native tribes fear new attacks on rights. Kenney, Nicholas // National Catholic Reporter;10/18/96, Vol. 32 Issue 44, p6
Reports on the opposition of members of 50 Native American tribes on the proposal of US Senator Slade Gorton to end the Native American tribal sovereignty. Attacks on the rights of Native Americans; Gorton's failed efforts to sponsor legislation to eliminate federal assistance to Washington's...
- There Ought to be a Law . // Horizon Canada (English edition);Jan2001, pN.PAG
Presents an excerpt of the amended Indian Act of 1880, prohibiting the engagement of potlatch in Canada.