Join us for the virtual ILPC/TICA Conference

Anishinaabewaki, East Lansing, MI—When COVID-19 created an atmosphere of uncertainty for conference and training programs in 2020, the Tribal In-House Counsel Association and the Indigenous Law and Policy Center responded. The pressures of many new conditions placed on tribal in-house counsel attorneys prompted us to host the webinar series known as QuaranTICA. QuaranTICA covered issues such as tribal court closures and child welfare concerns while also bringing insight, updates, and as always, good humor to issues affecting tribal attorneys. Now, we are back for more!

The 2020 Indigenous Law Conference will be hosted as a webinar for the first time ever. The date has also changed to accommodate this new format.

The important message here is: it is TICA time!

With some familiar faces and other speakers who are new to our virtual stage, join us November 10, 12, and 13, 2020 to hear follow-up discussions about child welfare and social services, COVID-19 related litigation, quarantine issues and their enforcement, and remote oral arguments. Stay tuned for new panels on voting rights and the McGirt decision. Plus, it isn’t TICA without a reception! We are delighted to host live music from across Turtle Island on the evening of the opening day of the conference—November 10th.

You can find all conference details including registration, the agenda at a glance, and sponsorship tiers at www.indigenouslawconference.com. Just like every year, the Indigenous Law Conference is the time to renew your TICA membership, which is included in the registration fee. The conference is free for law students who register with their current law school email.

Check the website to register. Prior to the event, you will receive a password to the Indigenous Law Conference Participant Portal where the Zoom links will be available.

The conference consists of 6 panels, each 1.5 hours long, and is approved for 9 CLE credits through the Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education.

This year’s conference art is “I Will Show You The Stars” by Emily Courtney.
Visit www.indigenouslawconference.com to learn about the artist.

Latest Trends in Tribal Self-Governance Virtual Conference

Latest Trends in Tribal Self-Governance

October 14-15, 2020

1:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pacific time

ASU ILP’s Indian Gaming and Tribal Self-Governance Programs are offering the first annual conference focused on Tribal Self-Governance.

Featured Speakers:

  • Robert Miguel, Chairman, Ak-Chin Community
  • Charles Grim, Secretary of Health, Chickasaw Nation
  • Lynn Malerba, Chief, Mohegan Tribe

Topics:

  • Overcoming Covid Obstacles Through Self-Governance
  • Working with Interior to Effectuate Self-Governance
  • Lessons Learned in Transitioning to Self-Governance and Expanding the Delivery of Programs
  • Working with Health and Human Services to Effectuate Self-Goverance

Register at: https://asu.zoom.us/webinar/register/4716002074362/WN_eJF-MH6rS_eSbze1BGghfw

Join us for this free webinar. The Arizona Bar does not approve CLE. However, this activity may qualify for up to 4 credit hours.

If you have questions, please contact Theresa.Beaulieu@asu.edu

NAICJA Webiner – McGirt v. Oklahoma Supreme Court Oral Arguments: An analysis of the History, Law, and Arguments of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Reservation Case

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Date & Time: Wednesday, June 3, 2020 from 12:30 pm-2:00 PM MST (90) minutes.

Webinar Narrative: The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments on May 11, 2020 in McGirt v. Oklahoma, case #18-9526 (by telephone) involving the status of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation reservation. Last year, the Court heard arguments on a nearly identical case in the Murphy matter. This decision could have enormous impact for Indian law, positive or negative. Come join us for a FREE webinar to hear tribal perspective as to the surrounding Muscogee cultural history, the jurisprudence of Indian lands in Oklahoma and thoughts and analysis of the oral arguments from the Muscogee Nation’s Supreme Court amicus brief advocate Riyaz Kanji.

Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7CZVYSf8QMSxDtxHftI-Tg

 

TLPI Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Webinar during the Pandemic

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Fri, Apr 10, 2020 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) in partnership with the Center for Court Innovation (CCI) will host a webinar providing guidance for Tribal Healing to Wellness Court programs in adapting treatment court operations during the COVID-19 crisis. A panel of Healing to Wellness Court practitioners will share how they have modified program operations in response to tribal, federal, state, and local mandates.

The webinar is scheduled for 2 hours: – For the first 30 minutes, the Tribal Law and Policy Institute and Center for Court Innovation staff will present information on priority responses to COVID-19, the use of technology, and Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) grant updates related to COVID-19; – The following 60 minutes will be reserved for panelists to share their experiences and program modifications related to court operations, treatment services, client engagement, and communication; – The last 30 minutes will be reserved for questions from webinar participants directed to panelists; – Unanswered questions will be used to inform a follow-up online event to provide a more in-depth sharing of modified Wellness Court practices as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

Advancing Native Representation in the Judiciary CILA Webinar

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Please join the California Indian Law Association, the Tribal Justice Project, and the Aoki Center for their annual webinar, Advancing Native Representation in the Judiciary, on July 8th at 12pm PST. This webinar will focus on increasing the presence of Native attorneys in state, federal, and tribal courts.

Register for the webinar here: www.calindianlaw.org/cle-webinar.html

Presenters include Hon. Abby Abinanti, Chief Judge of the Yurok Tribal Court; Hon. William Fletcher of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; and Hon. Deborah Sanchez of the Superior Court of Los Angeles.

A webinar link will be sent to those who register. Participants will receive 1 CLE credit.

Upcoming Webinar: “Broken Promises: Continuing Federal Funding Shortfall for Native Americans”

Free Webinar: The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Report “Broken Promises: Continuing Federal Funding Shortfall for Native Americans”

Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM ET

Format: Free Webinar

Register Here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5114893304572980738

Panelists:

  • W. Ron Allen, Tribal Chair/CEO, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe
  • Lynn Malerba, Lifetime Chief, The Mohegan Tribe
  • Commissioner Karen K. Narasaki, United States Commission on Civil Rights
  • Geoffrey D. Strommer, Partner, Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker, LLP (Moderator)

Description:

Brought to you by the Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice’s Native American Concerns Committee, this webinar focuses on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights latest report, Broken Promises: Continuing Federal Funding Shortfall for Native Americans.

The Broken Promises report is based on expert and public input, including from NCAI, and extensive research and analysis. The report found that funding for services critical to Native Americans was disproportionately lower than that for other populations.