Native Law Group Welcomes Attorney Michelle Long

Native Law Group Welcomes Attorney Michelle Long

Patterson Earnhart Real Bird & Wilson LLP is pleased to announce the addition of a new associate attorney. Michelle Long joined Native Law Group on March 28. “Michelle brings financial and transaction expertise that will be valuable in her work for tribal...
Native Law Group Partner Selected to Super Lawyers Listing

Native Law Group Partner Selected to Super Lawyers Listing

Patterson Earnhart Real Bird & Wilson LLP is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers has selected partner Thomasina Real Bird to its listing for 2020-2022. The designation means she is a top-rated attorney in Native American Law and has earned a high level of peer...
Nominations for Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee

Nominations for Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee

The Department of the Interior requests nominations for the new Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee (STAC). Deb Haaland, the Secretary of the Interior, will appoint one Tribal member from each of the 12 Bureau of Indian Affairs Regions to serve on a staggered...
Comments Due on Treasury Tribal Consistency Fund

Comments Due on Treasury Tribal Consistency Fund

The U.S. Department of Treasury requests final comments on the $2 billion Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Fund. According to the statute, $250 million will be allocated to Tribes in 2022 and 2023. The funds may be used for any governmental purpose, except...
White House Releases Infrastructure Law Guidebook

White House Releases Infrastructure Law Guidebook

On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. The Act provides about $13 billion in infrastructure investments for tribal communities. The White House has just released The Guidebook to the Bipartisan Infrastructure...
U.S. SBA Reaffirms Tribal Consultation Policy

U.S. SBA Reaffirms Tribal Consultation Policy

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) reaffirmed the agency’s commitment to strengthening nation-to-nation relationships through its Tribal Consultation Policy for 2022. The policy acknowledges the unique political relationship with Native American...