Ann Marie DownesThe application of federal environmental law in Indian Country was the focus of a workshop presented by the College of Law’s Indian Legal Program and the ASU American Indian Policy Institute on May 27 on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.
Women Empowering Women for Indian Nations Fifth Annual Conference
“Sovereignty: A Generation for Change”
July 31 – August 2, 2009
Radisson Fort McDowell Resort & CasinoScottsdale/Fountain Hills, AZ
This training and development conference is for elected Tribal officials, Indian community leaders, and State and Federal program managers committed to enhancements and change.
CONFERENCE TOPICS INCLUDE:
Women Entrepreneurs in Indian Country Share Sucessful StrategiesHow to Work Effectively with State, Local, Federal, and Tribal Government
Preparing for Leadership: Where Do I Start and What are My Responsibilities
Finance 101: Understanding Tribal Budgets, Indirect Costs, Grants, Discretionary Funds and Fiscal Responsibilities
The topic of this year’s annual luncheon is:
NATIVE WOMENMAKING A DIFFERENCE
This year, we are honored to present a panel presentation of three distinguished Native American women leaders. The panelists will share their experiences, challenges, and motivation behind their paths to leadership.
Rebecca Tsosie Professor of Law, Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar Executive Director, Indian Legal Program and Affiliate Professor, American Indian Studies Program
Diane Enos, President of Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community
Diane Humetewa, United States Attorney District of Arizona
Mary Thomas, Former Governor of the Gila River Indian Community
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: Noon — 1:30 p.m.
Location: Arizona Biltmore, Grand Room located in Conference Center (State Bar Convention)
Cost: $15 NABA-AZ Member
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 12th if you are planning on attending.
Steve M. Bodmer (’06) is now the Tribal Attorney for the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians. Congratulations Steve!
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, is looking for an experienced Indian lawyer to fill its general counsel position. The duties include managing all of the Tribe’s legal affairs, which are considerable, managing an in-house staff of 2 attorneys (it has been as high as 6 in the past), managing the work assigned to outside counsel, and advising the Tribe’s Board of Directors (Tribal Council) on all legal issues that arise.
Anyone interested should contact Bruce Greene – see contact info below.
1500 Tamarack Avenue
Boulder, Colorado 80304