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This course has been approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 7 hours of CLE credit, including 0 hours of legal ethics credit. ($25 fee for CLE credit)
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10:00 a.m. Sign-In & Registration
10:30 a.m. Opening Ceremony
Welcome and Acknowledgements
Joseph Harroz, Jr., Dean of the College of Law
Dr. Amanda Cobb-Greetham (Chickasaw), Director of Native American Studies
Theme and Overview of Symposium
Dr. Lindsay Robertson
Faculty Director, Center for the Study of American Indian Law and Policy
10:45 a.m. "Legal Issues Facing American Indian Women"
Mary Daniel, J.D. (Cheyenne/Oneida)
Legal Counsel, Integris Health
Stephanie Hudson, J.D. (Kiowa)
Senior Staff Attorney, Oklahoma Indian Legal Services
11:40 a.m. "Against Sexual Colonization: Building Transformative Justice"
Andrea Smith, Ph.D., J.D.
Associate Professor, University of California, Riverside
12:20 a.m. Keynote Address
Kimberly Teehee, J.D. (Cherokee)
Vice President of Special Projects, Cherokee Nation Businesses
Senior Native American Policy Advisor, White House Domestic Policy Council (2009-2012)
1:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. "Justice for Survivors: The Importance of Advocacy"
Dawn Stover (Cherokee)
Native Alliance Against Violence
District Court Judge, Seminole Nation of Oklahoma
3:00 p.m. "Indigenous Women as Leaders"
Barbara Smith (Chickasaw)
Supreme Court, Chickasaw Nation
Sherry Todd (Chickasaw)
Associate Judge, Chickasaw Nation
4:00 p.m. Break
4:15 p.m. Keynote Address: "Empowering Women in Law"
Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne and Hodulgee Muscogee)
2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient
5:00 p.m. Closing
Editor-In-Chief, American Indian Law Review
Symposium Editor, American Indian Law Review
Director of Communications & Special Events
The University of Oklahoma College of Law