Minnesota American Indian Bar Association 2015 Indian Law Conference

Friday, May 15, 2015
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM (Central Time) 
Grand Casino Hinckley
Hinckley, MN 55037

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Special Guest Speakers:

Judge Leo I. Brisbois
United States District Court; District of Minnesota; Duluth
Sheila D. Corbine
Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP; Mandan, North Dakota
Suzan Shown Harjo
President, Morning Star Institute; Washington, D.C.
Judge Anne K. McKeig
Fourth Judicial District; Minneapolis
Katherian D. Roe
Office of the Federal Defender; District of Minnesota; Minneapolis
Jeanette Wolfley
University of New Mexico School of Law; Albuquerque, New Mexico

And a special luncheon presentation by
Karen R. Diver
Chairwoman, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Cloquet, Minnesota


  • Case Law Update
  • The Use of Indian Names, Symbols and Mascots in Sports: The Washington Football Team Controversy and the Role of Trademark Rights
  • M&A Transactions for Indian Tribes
  • Criminal Law, Public Safety and Due Process in Minnesota’s Native Communities
  • Tribes and Public Policy: From Development to Implementation
  • Tribes and Water in Minnesota
  • The Indian Child Welfare Act: Reconfigured 2015
  • Complex Civil Jurisdiction Issues in Tribal Court: The Teague Factors and Beyond
  • Exploited Youth and the Safe Harbor Law
  • Spotting and Dealing with Ethical Conflicts in Indian Country