ABA SEER Native American Resources Committee Upcoming Webinars on Indian Law

ABA SEER’s Native American Resources Committee is co-sponsoring, in which Turtle Talk readers might be interested:

  1. April 1, 12–1:30 pm EDT: Environmental Law Institute, “Restoring Land: Fee-to-Trust and Native Sovereignty” https://www.eli.org/events/restoring-land-fee-trust-and-native-sovereignty. Includes the following speakers:
    1. Cynthia Harris, ELI (Moderator)
    2. Melody McCoy, NARF
    3. James Meggesto, Holland & Knight
    4. Richard Peterson, President, Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska
    5. Sharlene Round Face, Chief, Division of Real Estate Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior
    6. Martha Saenz, Senior Policy Specialist, Institute for State Tribal Relations, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
    7. David Weeden, Tribal Councilman, and Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
  • April 13, 12–2 pm EDT: DC Bar, “Indian Claims Commission Act at 75: A Look Back and a Look Forward” https://dcbar.inreachce.com/Details/Information/461c4a99-380d-44a5-b7a5-c86d8683d249. Includes the following speakers:
    • Reid Chambers, Sonosky Chambers Sachse Endreson & Perry LLP
    • Sam Hirsch, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP
    • Melody L. McCoy, Staff Attorney, Native American Rights Fund
    • Hilary Tompkins, Partner, Hogan Lovells
    • Kenneth Dalton, Administrative Judge, Interior Board of Indian Appeals (Moderator)