Native Nations

The Regulation of Stolen Cultural Artifacts

The Regulation of Stolen Cultural Artifacts

Experts address weaknesses and inconsistencies in the U.S. regulation of looted cultural artifacts.

Establishing Economies on Indian Reservations

Establishing Economies on Indian Reservations

Promoting business development and economic independence on reservations is crucial to sustaining tribal communities.

Promoting Indian Child Welfare Through Inquiry and Data

Promoting Indian Child Welfare Through Inquiry and Data

Data collection on Native American involvement in adoption and foster care is needed to remedy courts’ failures.

Congressional Restoration of Tribal Civil Jurisdiction

Congressional Restoration of Tribal Civil Jurisdiction

Congress should enact a law that restores tribal regulatory and adjudicatory authority.

Regulatory Recognition of Native Histories

Regulatory Recognition of Native Histories

Judicial disregard of Native Nations’ ethnohistory frustrates the purpose of federal law protecting Native remains.

Critical Race Theory and the Trust Responsibility

Critical Race Theory and the Trust Responsibility

Critical race theory training is essential for fulfilling the U.S. government’s moral and fiduciary obligation to Tribes.

Tribal Regulatory Authority to Combat Climate Change

Tribal Regulatory Authority to Combat Climate Change

If the U.S. Congress fails to act on climate change, it should empower Indian tribes to protect their members.

The Most Significant Indian Law Decision in a Century

The Most Significant Indian Law Decision in a Century

A recent Supreme Court decision will have major implications for regulatory authority over tribal land in Oklahoma.

The Tribal COVID-19 Response

The Tribal COVID-19 Response

Native communities have responded to the pandemic in fast-moving, expertise-driven, and innovative ways.

The Legacy of Federal Control in Indian Country

The Legacy of Federal Control in Indian Country

Promoting Native environmental regulation requires confronting historically fraught federal-tribal relationships.

Native Peoples, Tribal Sovereignty, and Regulation

Native Peoples, Tribal Sovereignty, and Regulation

Expert scholars and practitioners explore how Native American communities experience regulation.