Tribal Sovereignty: A Global Perspective
“Tribal Sovereignty: A Global Perspective” Symposium
University of Oklahoma College of Law, Bell Courtroom
February 27, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
The University of Oklahoma American Indian Law Review, Native American Studies program, and Native American Law Student Association present “Tribal Sovereignty: A Global Perspective” Symposium with registration beginning at 8:00 a.m. Thursday, February 27, 2014, at the College of Law, 300 Timberdell Road in Norman.
This daylong symposium blends the richness of Native American and indigenous cultures with the unique legal issues facing Native peoples. The annual symposium has established itself as an important forum for scholars, practitioners, and tribal leaders to gather and exchange ideas about current problems facing indigenous communities.
This year’s symposium intends to highlight issues peoples face at the international and regional levels, including the ability of indigenous peoples to assert rights at the United Nations and the Organization of American States and the ability of tribes to engage economically on an international level. Symposium participants will also have the opportunity to take a Native American Art tour on display at the OU College of Law and experience musical entertainment by Native American musicians.
Parking will be available in the south lot of the College of Law.
Please click the link below to register for the Symposium. The event is free to the public so no registration fee is required.
The OBA MCLE has approved this Symposium for 3.5 hours of credit. If you wish to obtain CLE credit, please click here to complete a payment of $25.00 for CLE.
|8:00 – 9:00 a.m.||Sign-In and Breakfast|
Joseph Harroz, Jr., Dean, College of Law
Theme and Overview of Symposium
Keynote Address: “Engagement in Tribal/State/Federal Decision Making and Affairs”
|10:00 a.m.||Morning Break|
|10:15 a.m.||Panel Discussion: “Using Tribal Sovereignty – A Global Perspective”|
Dr. James Collard, Director of Planning and Economic Development, Citizen Potawatomie Nation
George Tiger, Principal Chief, Muscogee (Creek) Nation
General Session: “Critical Areas of International/Tribal/State Engagement: Why and How?”
|12:30 – 1:45 p.m.|
Lunch – Boren Atrium
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Panel Discussion
|3:00 p.m.||United Nations Panel Discussion|
Evelyn Aswad, Professor and Moderator, College of Law
Neha Sheth, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State
Dr. Dieter Dörr, Professor, Johannes-Gutenberg-University of Mainz
|4:00 p.m. ||Afternoon Break|