UNM’s ICRA Symposium March 8-9, 2018

Here’s a link to the web page that we’ve established for people interested in registering for the upcoming UNM symposium titled “50 Years of the Indian Civil Rights Act: Protection and Denial of the Civil Rights of Native Americans.” The symposium, sponsored by the UNM Law and Indigenous Peoples Program and the Tribal Law Journal, will take place on the afternoon of Thursday, March 8 and all day Friday, March 9, 2018, at Isleta Casino and Resort in Albuquerque.


Registration is free, and space may become limited, so please act soon! Hotel rooms at Isleta Casino and Resort are available at a discount rate of $93 until February 15. Please call the hotel reservation line at 877-475-3827 and use the discount code LAW0318.

We look forward to an invigorating, wide-ranging discussion of the experiences and struggles of Native people during the five decades since passage of the Indian Civil Rights Act in 1968. We hope you will be able to join us!

John P. LaVelle
Professor of Law & Regents’ Lecturer
Director, Law and Indigenous Peoples Program
University of New Mexico School of Law

Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu.

Galanda Broadman PLLC

Associate Attorney, Seattle, WA.

Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe

Senior Associate General Counsel, Mt. Pleasant, MI.

Associate General Counsel, Mt. Pleasant, MI.

Tohono O’odham Nation

Assistant Attorney General, IV Health, Sells, AZ. At least eight years of relevant experience, including experience in health law.  The Office of Attorney General represents the interests of the Tohono O’odham Nation in tribal, state, and federal venues. The Nation offers generous benefits including paid holidays, sick and annual leave, low cost medical, dental, and vision insurance.  Applicants must pass a background check.  Send resume, legal writing sample, and three references to Acting Attorney General Laura Berglan via email at laura.berglan@tonation-nsn.gov.

University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

Program Specialist, Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy, Tuscon, AZ. Review begins Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

University of Arizona Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program Job Announcement

From Rob Williams:

The University of Arizona has now posted the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program Associate Director Position. Directions for applying and the job listing can be accessed here.