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Past Events

Seethe sidebar for descriptions of our past events.

2014-2015 Events

  • Tribal Nations and the Violence Against Women Act
  • Sliver of a Full Moon: A Nationally Acclaimed Play about VAWA's Restoration of Tribal Sovereignty to Protect Native Women
  • Lunch with James Anaya, Former UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • Climate Change and Native Nations: The Search for Legal Remedies
  • Native Peacemaking: A Traditional Approach to Conflict Resolution
  • Tribal Nations and the Obama Administration: A Conversation with Jodi Gillette, Special Assistant to the President for Native American Affairs
  • Native Amicus Briefing Project Introductory Session & Training
  • 2015 State of Indian Nations Viewing Session
  • "The UN and Human Rights: Why US Engagement Matters" with Keith Harper, US Ambassador to the UN Human Rights Council
  • Coffee Chat with Sam Deloria from the American Indian Law Center
  • Beyond the Indian Commerce Clause
  • 2015 Inaugural NALSA Alumni Awards Dinner
  • "Tribal Self-Governance in the 21st Century" with Kevin Washburn '93, Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs

2013-2014 Events

  • Equality vs. Exceptionalism: The Role of Race in Federal Indian Law
  • Environmental Law in Indian Country: Building Tribal Capacity
  • Deconstructing the "Baby Veronica" Case: Implications for the Future of the Indian Child Welfare Act
  • Book Discussion: The Round Houseby Louise Erdrich
  • 2014 State of Indian Nations Address Viewing Party
  • Reclaiming the Past: Indian Tribes and the Law of Cultural Repatriation
  • The Indian Reorganization Act of 1934: Henry Roe Cloud's Vision for Indian Policy and Current Challenges to Tribal Self-Determination
  • Movie Night: Screening of Miss Navajo Documentary

2011-2012 Events

November 14, 2011

Navajo Nation Supreme Court Comes to YLS!

The YLS community had the opportunity to host the Navajo Nation Supreme Court