Michigan NALSA Indian Law Day — April 1, 2011

Here is the schedule:

Rights, Resources, Respect: Native American Environmental & Land Use Issues

Michigan Law School, Room 132 Hutchins Hall

12:00 pm: Light lunch

12:15 pm: Colette Routel, Assistant Professor of Law at WilliamMitchell College of Law (speaking about the intersection ofenvironmental & Indian law)

1:00 pm: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Associate Professor of Law & Directorof the Indigenous Law & Policy Center of Michigan State University College of Law and Nick Reo, Post-Doc, University of Michigan Schoolof Natural Resources & Environment (speaking about traditionalindigenous knowledge and how it might help to influence environmentalpolicy)

1:50 pm: 10 minute break

2:00 pm: Kirsten Carlson, Indian Law Resource Center (discussing howtribes can encourage the mainstream environmental community torecognize them separate sovereigns who can manage their ownenvironmental affairs)

2:45 pm: End