Shifting the Balance of Power: Self Governance and Consultation: 2021 Indigenous Law Conference Day 2 Panel 1

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Shifting the Balance of Power: Self Governance and Consultation

November 5th, 2021 | 9:00am-10:15am ET | 1.25 CLE

Self governance is an exercise of tribal sovereignty and self-determination. Tribal self governance is, at its core, a framework for tribal progress because it empowers tribes. This panel will explore the history and key milestones of the tribal self governance movement, with an emphasis on recent developments and upcoming challenges for the expansion of self governance in agencies outside of the BIA and IHS.

Speakers include:

Rob Roy Smith: Managing Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Geoff Strommer: Partner, Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Walker, LLP

Debrah Gee: Navajo Nation and Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Chief Counsel for the Chickasaw Nation Office of Tribal Justice Administration

Moderator – Valerie Shuette: Student, Michigan State University College of Law