The Complex Legacy of Indian Boarding Schools & Contemporary Child Welfare Systems, and more

In this post:

  • The Complex Legacy of Indian Boarding Schools & Contemporary Child Welfare Systems
  • Tribes file briefs on critical ICWA case before the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • U.S. District Court in South Dakota finds county election redistricting plan dilutes Native voting power
  • Line 5 updates
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Trump Expected to Sign Executive Order Expediting Pipelines, Report Says, and Other News

President Trump is expected to sign an executive order next week to speed up pipeline development, according to a report in Axios. This could impact plans for Keystone XL, and possibly Enbridge Line 3.

According to the story:

White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said the executive order could come as soon as next week, while speaking at a closed-door event Wednesday hosted by conservative think tank American Council for Capital Formation, according to two sources with direct knowledge.

[Update: This just in from Bloomberg News this afternoon: Trump Doubles Down on Keystone XL Pipeline, Issuing New Permit:

President Donald Trump issued a new permit for TransCanada Corp.’s controversial Keystone XL pipeline Friday, circumventing a court ruling that blocked a previous authorization by his State Department.

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