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UA Welcomes Aboriginal People To Study Indigenous Governance
posted Fri, 25 Jan 2013
The Continuing Education Certificate in Indigenous Governance course and students are featured on KVOA News. Watch the segment.
Certificate Program Brings Indigenous People Worldwide to UA
posted Tue, 22 Jan 2013
About 30 individuals from the United States, Canada and Australia have come together at the University of Arizona to participate in the Indigenous Governance Certificate program, a non-credit continuing education program offered by the James E. Rogers College of Law's Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program in partnership with the UA's Native Nations Institute and Native Peoples Technical Assistance Office. Read the UANews article.
Rob Williams speaking at 50th anniversary celebration of MLK civil rights march on DC
posted Tue, 15 Jan 2013
February 12th, 2013. New Exhibition Reflects on 50 Years of Civil Rights in Tucson Communities: A discussion about Indian law cases, Arizona, and the Supreme Court during the Civil Rights Era with Robert A. Williams, Jr. - “50 Years: Tucson’s Native American Community” Details...
IPLP Co-Sponsors AIPRA and Will Writing seminar
posted Fri, 04 Jan 2013
IPLP and the Native Peoples Technical Assistance Office are bringing Doug Nash and Erica Wolf to Tucson on January 28th & 29th for an AIPRA and Will Writing seminar. The seminar is free for students, tribal members and tribal government employees. Attorneys may qualify for up to 12 hours of CLE credit at a cost of only $100. Please see the seminar flyer for more information.
IPLP JD/SJD Native grad, Tory Fodder, was just awarded a major post doc fellowship from Univ. of Waikato in NZ
posted Thu, 13 Dec 2012
Tory Fodder (Taos Pueblo), a 2012 S.J.D. graduate from the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program and a 2010 graduate of the J.D. program at the University of Arizona Rogers College of Law has been awarded a Post Doctoral Research Fellowship from the Maori and Indigenous Governance Centre at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand. The Fellowship, which includes a $69,000 (NZ) annual stipend, will enable Mr. Fodder to pursue research in connection with his S.J.D. dissertation on indigenous governance and dispute resolution. Mr. Fodder will be in residence at the Centre from February 4- Aug 3, 2013.
IPLP Law Professor Rob Williams awarded MOCA Local Genius Award
posted Sat, 01 Dec 2012
Rob is one of the recipients of the 3rd biennial MOCA Local Genius Award. The award honors those visionary and innovative Tucsonans whose activities have a global impact, and whose talents have been internationally recognized. Click here for more information: http://www.visittucson.org/articles/view/MOCA-Local-Genius-Awardees/786/
Professor Tatum writes a Thanksgiving op-ed in the Arizona Daily Star
posted Fri, 23 Nov 2012
US culture, justice system owe much to Indians - With Thanksgiving comes the inevitable stories surrounding the legend of the first Thanksgiving-and their debunking. Regardless of which version of the tale you accept as most accurate, all share a common thread: the Pilgrims surviving only with the helping hand of the local Native Americans. Read the article.
IPLP grad, Gabe Galanda's firm, Galanda Broadman, PLLC, has received a prestigious Tier 1 ranking
posted Thu, 01 Nov 2012
IPLP grad, Gabe Galanda's firm, Galanda Broadman, PLLC, has received a prestigious Tier 1 ranking in the 2013 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” in the arena of Native American Law. Article
Annual Report to General Assembly highlights need to harmonize activities within the United Nations that affect indigenous Peoples
posted Mon, 22 Oct 2012
In his fourth annual report to the General Assembly, which will be presented to the Assembly's Third Committee on 22 October 2012 in New York, the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples provides a summary of his activities over the past year. The report also discusses the need to harmonize the myriad of activities within the United Nations system that affect indigenous peoples and provides a review of specific UN processes and programs. The Special Rapporteur notes that the United Nations has done important work to promote the rights of indigenous peoples but that greater effort is needed to ensure that all actions within the UN system that affect indigenous peoples are in harmony with international standards, particularly those standards articulated in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. See the report.
Professor Melissa Tatum releases CD for Parkinson's Research.
posted Fri, 05 Oct 2012
Melissa Tatum, Director of the James E. Rogers College of Law's Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy Program, is featured in a Lo Que Pasa article for the CD, "Cath," which she produced to benefit The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's research.
Click here for the Cath web site.
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