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National Fellows Webinar

  • When: November 9, 2021
  • Where: Virtual

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"Cooperation without Submission: Coordinating Native and Non-Native Governmental Powers and Authorities at the Tribal, National, and International Levels"

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
11:00am PT / 12:00pm MT / 1:00pm CT / 2:00pm ET

Justin B. Richland
Faculty Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine
Associate Justice, Hopi Appellate Court

Kristen A. Carpenter
Council Tree Professor of Law and Director of the American Indian Law Program, 
University of Colorado Law School

Patricia Sekaquaptewa
Assistant Professor, Native Studies and Rural Development, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Associate Justice, Hopi Appellate Court

Join the ABF for a panel discussion on the engagement between indigenous and non-indigenous governmental institutions. This presentation will give a broad perspective of how the principles of indigenous sovereignty and self-determination are invoked, enacted and negotiated in the everyday practices of Native Nation governance. Professors Richland, Carpenter and Sekaquaptewa will further discuss Native Nation interactions with Non-Native National and International governing bodies and instruments.

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