DC Bar Indian Country Water Panel on 9/10

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WEBCAST: Water Is Life: Inside the Struggle over Access to Water in Indian Country

Date(s):September 10, 2020

Event start time:  12:00 PM

Event end time:  2:00 PM

Credit: 0 Credit Hours

The coronavirus pandemic has focused public attention on water insecurity in Native American communities. On the Navajo Nation, for example, recent studies show that at least 15% of the population lacks access to running water. This event will feature elected officials, lawyers, and members of civil society who are working to protect and realize the right to safe, clean drinking water across Indian Country through litigation, advocacy, and infrastructure development.

Pre-registration for this program is required. As always, please feel free to share this invitation with colleagues. D.C. Bar membership is not required to attend.

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Sponsored by: Indian Law Committee of the D.C. Bar Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Community

Related Community of Interest: D.C. Bar Law Student Community

Program Partner:  American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy and Resources (ABA-SEER); Environmental Law Institute (ELI); Native American Bar Association D.C. (NABA-DC)

Speakers:

  • Bryan Newland, Chairman, Bay Mills Indian Community
  • Katie Brossy, Senior Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Emma Robbins, Navajo Water Project Director, DigDeep
  • Rose Petoskey, President, Native American Bar Association of DC (Moderator)