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AGENDA

Thursday, September 27, 2012West Courtyard (Next to Cafe Zeb)
12:00 p.m. - Native American Law Student Association (NALSA) Fundraiser - Fry Bread & Indian Taco Lunch

100-Boalt Hall, UC Berkeley School of Law
12:30 p.m. - Registration

1:30 p.m. - Welcome and Blessing

1:45 p.m. - "Heeding Phil Frickey's Call: The Issues in Indian Country"

  • Moderator:  Matthew Fletcher, Professor of Law and Director of the Indigenous Law & Policy Center, Michigan State University College of Law
  • Lee Bergen, Attorney at Law, Bergen Law Offices, LLC
  • John Dossett, General Counsel, National Congress of American Indians
  • Joseph Heath, Attorney at Law, Onondaga Nation General Counsel      
  • Ed Naranjo, Chairman, Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation at Ibapah, Utah
  • Pat Sekaquaptewa, Executive Director, Nakwatsvewat Institite
  • Jackie Wisespirit, President of Board of Directors, Riverside San Bernardino County Indian Health

3:45 p.m. - "Meet and Greet"

4:30 p.m. - 2012 Hon. Mario G. Olmos Law and Cultural Diversity Memorial Lecture
                  with Hon. William A. Fletcher, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
                  "Indian Religious Practices and the First Amendment" 

6:00 p.m. - Olmos Lecture Reception in Donor Lobby


Friday, September 28, 2012100-Boalt Hall, UC Berkeley School of Law

8:30 a.m. - Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - Welcome and Blessing

9:15 a.m. -  "Environmental Justice in Indian Country"

  • Madeline Greymountain, Vice-Chairman, Confederate Tribes of the Goshute Indian Reservation at Ibapah, Utah
  • Nicole Horseherder, Co-Founder, Toh Nizhoni Ahni; Navajo grassroots activist and leader
  • Marshall Johnson, Co-Founder, To'Nizhoni Ahni; Navajo grassroots activist and leader
  • Sarah Krakoff ‘91, Professor of Law, University of Colorado Law School
  • Hawk Rosales, Executive Director, InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council
  • Rovianne Leigh '05, NALSA Alum; Attorney-at-Law, Berkey Williams LLP


11:00 a.m. -  "Criminal Justice in Indian Country"

  • Sarah Deer, Assistant Professor of Law, William Mitchell College of Law
  • Daniel Olmos '04, Senior Policy Advisor & Special Assistant to The President, White House Domestic Policy Council (invited)
  • Alfred Urbina, Tribal Prosecutor, Pascua Yaqui Tribe
  • Kevin Washburn, Dean and Professor of Law, University of New Mexico School of Law (UNM School of Law)   
  • Ron Whitener, Director of Tribal Court Criminal Defense Clinic, Executive Director of Native American Law Center, Senior Law Lecturer, University of Washington School of Law
  • M. Alexander Pearl '07, NALSA Alum; Assistant Professor, Florida International University College of Law 


12:45 p.m. - Lunch Discussion, "Berkeley Law's Responsibility for Heeding Frickey's Call"

  • Curtis Berkey, Lecturer, UC Berkeley School of Law
  • Katherine Florey '04, Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law  
  • Scott Williams, Lecturer, UC Berkeley School of Law
  • Members, Native American Law Student Association (NALSA) at Berkeley Law


1:45 p.m. - "International Human Rights and Indian Country"

  • Joseph Bryan, Assistant Professor of Geography, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Marshall McKay, Chairman, Tribal Council of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation (invited)
  • Lindsay Robertson, Judge Haskell A. Holloman Professor of Law, Faculty Director of the American Indian Law and Policy Center, Associate Director of the Inter-American Center for Law and Culture, The University of Oklahoma College of Law
  • Dinah Shelton '70, Commissioner, Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR); Manatt/Ahn Professor of International Law, George Washington University Law School


3:30 p.m. - "Race, Law and Culture"

  • Bethany Berger, Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law
  • Kristen Carpenter, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Associate Professor of Law, University of Colorado Law School
  • Matthew Fletcher, Professor of Law and Director of the Indigenous Law & Policy Center, Michigan State University College of Law  
  • B.J. Jones, Director, Tribal Judicial Institute; University of North Dakota School of Law
  • Heather Kendall-Miller, Staff Attorney - Alaska Office, Native American Rights Fund
  • Ella Callow '01, NALSA Alum; Director of Legal Program, The National Center for Parents with Disabilities and their Families


|5:00 p.m. - Closing