Spring 2009 Speaker Series

Our 2009 Speakers Series includes authors of new books about Indian law or Indian Country who are invited to speak at MSU College of Law by the Indigenous Law and Policy Center.  Speakers and tentative dates below:

January 26, 2009

Robert Dale Parker

The Sound the Stars Make Rushing Through the Sky:  The Writings of Jane Johnston Schoolcraft


Margaret Noori

Patrick LeBeau

February 17, 2009

Justin Richland

Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court

March 24, 2009

Stuart Banner

Possessing the Pacific: Land, Settlers and Indigenous People from Australia to Alaska (review via the Legal History Blog)

How The Indians Lost Their Land: Law and Power on the Frontier


Miranda Johnson

Charles Ten Brink

April 16, 2009

Careers in Indian Law

Matt Lesky, ’05, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians

Bryan Newland, ’07, Dykema Gossett

Nova Wilson, ’08, National Congress of American Indians

Moderator: Kate Fort, ’05, MSU College of Law Indigenous Law and Policy Center

Events are held in the Castle Board Room from 11am-1pm unless indicated otherwise.  Free lunch is usually served at these events as well.

4 thoughts on “Spring 2009 Speaker Series

  1. Bryan January 16, 2009 / 10:57 pm

    Bryan Newland is speaking? I hear that guy is awesome! I will be there!

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