Tribal Veteran Wellness Court Symposium

SAVE THE DATE: August 22-23, 2019 in Missoula, MT.

Join for this free two-day event highlighting important considerations for serving and treating Native veterans and the Wellness Court model.

Register here and visit for more information.

A limited number of scholarship are available to Healing to Wellness Court practitioners who require financial assistance.To apply for a scholarship for the Tribal Veterans Wellness Court Symposium, you must complete and submit this scholarship application, along with separately emailing a letter of recommendation to by the scholarship deadline of Friday, July 12, 2019.



Call for Proposals: Edweying Naabing // Looking at the Past and Present Symposium at MSU

Edweying Naabing // Looking at the Past and Present Symposium

Michigan State University

September 20-21, 2019

Proposals due May 30, 2019

PDF version here.


Marking the 200th commemoration of the Treaty of Saginaw, MSU’s American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program, Indigenous Law and Policy Center, and Native American Institute invite proposals for Edweying Naabing // Looking at the Past and Present Symposium.

All are welcome to submit proposals and can refer to the list of possible topics for presentation ideas.

Those interested should submit a 250-word proposal and 100-word biography to by May 30, 2019.

About the Symposium: The inaugural symposium addresses the history of the Treaty 1819 and its ongoing effects for Indigenous-settler relationships at Land-Grant institutions, such as MSU. More generally, this conference focuses on Indigenous histories, presence, and futures on Anishinaabewaki and across Turtle Island.

The event is free and open to the public. Youth are highly encouraged to attend, especially those interested in becoming familiar with opportunities at MSU.

31st Annual University of Washington Indian Law Symposium

Join the Native American Law Center for the 31st Annual University of Washington Indian Law Symposium. As in past years, the conference includes comprehensive litigation and legislation updates and a number of topics of interest to a broad array of practitioners and policy makers.

Please find more information and register here.

William Mitchell Law Review Call for Papers

William Mitchell Law Review is seeking submissions for its second symposium issue dedicated to American Indian Law.

The call for papers is here — william-mitchell-call-for-papers

Please direct inquiries to Executive Editor Vanessa Denis at
Please send submissions to or mail them to our Editorial Office.
Please note that the Law Review prefers electronic submissions.

Lewis & Clark Indigenous Economic Development Conference Podcast Now Available


May 1st, 2008

Business Law Symposium 2008
Indigenous Economic Development: Sustainability, Culture and Business Agenda
April 4, 2008
Spring Symposium 2008

This conference brings together scholars from around the country, most of whom are tribal citizens and experienced in economic development, to discuss the practical and the theoretical issues facing American Indian governments in their task to bring economic development to their reservations that is both profitable, sustainable, and culturally appropriate.

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Program for Society for the Study of Midwest Literature 2008 Annual Meeting

The annual meeting for the Society for the Study of Midwest Literature will be here at MSU beginning Thursday May. The program can be downloaded here. The events are in the MSU Union.

Highlights include:


Session C — 4-5:30 PM — Parlor B — Law and Literature

Mae Kuykendall and Renee Knake of MSU law college will be presenting on this panel


Session G — 1:30-3 PM — Parlor C — Fiction Reading

Me!!! [right before I have to run off to make the law college graduation ceremony]. I’ll be reading from a short story called “Parker Roberts” (parker-roberts).


Session K — 10:30-Noon — Gold Room B — Law and Literature

Fred Baker, Jr. on Justice Voelker and “An Anatomy of An Anatomy of a Murder”

Wildenthal on Donovan v. Coeur d’Alene Tribal Farm — MSU Law Review

Bryan Wildenthal has posted “How a Ninth Circuit Panel Opinion Overruled a Century of Supreme Court Indian Law Jurisprudence — And Has So Far Gotten Away With It” on SSRN. This paper is part of the Michigan State Law Review’s symposium on federal labor law and tribal sovereignty.

Here’s the abstract:

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Lewis & Clark Tribal Economic Development Symposium

From Lewis & Clark Law School:

Spring Symposium 2008 Schedule of Events

April 4, 2008 

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Welcoming Remarks

Dean Klonoff, Associate Dean Lisa LeSage

8:45 – 9:30 a.m. Keynote Address

Kevin Gover
Introductions by Professor Robert Miller

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