Tribal Law Journal Volume 20



Santa Clara Pueblo v. Martinez in the Evolution of Federal Law
Richard B. Collins


Tribal Justice: Honoring Indigenous Dispute Resolution (Symposium Keynote Address)
Deb Haaland


Native American Oral Evidence: Finding a New Hearsay Exception
Max Virupaksha Katner


Tribal Opposition to Enbridge Line 5: Rights and Interests
John Minode’e Petoskey

Update: Tribal Law Journal 20th Anniversary Symposium

The Tribal Law Journal is hosting its 20th Anniversary Symposium on Honoring Indigenous Dispute Resolution. Speakers include Rep. Deb Haaland and the Honorable Robert Yazzie. There will also be a screening of Tribal Justice, with film panelists the Honorable Abby Abinanti and the Hoborable Claudette White. This program has been approved for 3.0 general and 1.0 ethics CLE credits.


The Symposium will be held at the University of New Mexico School of Law on March 29, 2019. Please see the announcement for more details.

Tribal Law Journal Volume 17 Issue

Here is a link to the Tribal Law Journal’s newest issue, Volume 17:

Volume 17 features three recently published law review articles written by students:

  • Federal Restrictions of Tribal Customary Law: The Importance of Tribal Customary Law in Tribal Courts  by Concetta R. Tsosie de Haro (Dine)
  • “Black Water” – The Devastating Effects of Alcohol on the Core Values of the A:Shiwi (Zuni) by Christy Chapman (Zuni)
  • “Postcolonial” Management of the Transboundary Guaraní Aquifer System: Indigenous Input As A Guide For Environmental Sustainability by Melissa Leonard