The Law of American Indians Posts

Improving Tribal Consultation and Tribal Involvement in Federal Infrastructure Decisions

Based on Tribes’ input, this Report articulates a set of principles that should inform agency practices in the realm of infrastructure. Among other things, this includes appropriate staffing, training, and resource allocations, as well as guidance as to how Tribal interests should be incorporated into agency decision-making processes in both formal and informal ways. These recommendations should help agencies fulfill their dual responsibilities of complying with applicable treaty and trust responsibilities and ensuring a smooth runway for infrastructure investments.

Gendering Federal Indian Law

Imagine living in a world where your government is not allowed to protect you. A world in which your family and yourself could be brutally victimized while your government has no power to interfere.