SAVE THE DATE – Cultures Under Water: Climate Impacts on Tribal Cultural Heritage – Dec. 6-8

Cultures Under Water: Climate Impacts on Tribal Cultural Heritage Conference will be held Wednesday, December 6 – Friday, December 8, 2017 at the Memorial Union, Ventana Ballroom on ASU Tempe campus.

Registration will open on August 1:

Download PDF flyer.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Williams at or 480-727-0420.

Legal News Updates from ILP

US v. Gila Valley Irrigation District, No. 14-16942 (9th Cir., June 13, 2017):

Gila River v. DCS, No. CV-16-0220-PR (Ariz., June 13, 2017):

ILP Welcome Dinner – Aug. 24


ILP Welcome Dinner
August 24, 2017 / 6 p.m.
Beus Center for Law and Society
Conference Center, Room 544, 5th floor

Join the faculty, staff, students and alumni of the Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law for a casual reception. We’re excited to welcome newly admitted students to downtown Phoenix campus, and share information about our upcoming events and activities where students can get involved.

RSVP by August 18th to or at 480.965.2922. Come join us!

Call for Presentations: 2017 Navajo Nation Law CLE

The Indian Legal Program will host the 2017 Navajo Nation Law CLE on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Beus Center for Law and Society located in downtown Phoenix ASU campus. I hope you will save the date an join us for this event. Please consider proposing individual session or a panel for this year’s event. The planning committee would love to hear your ideas. Please share with anyone you think might be interested. Thanks in advance for your help.

Bill Means “Personal Experiences of an American Indian Movement Activist: From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock” – April 4

ASU American Indian Studies and the Office of American Indian Initiatives are sponsoring a talk by Mr. Bill Means titled “Personal Experiences of an American Indian Movement Activist: From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock” on Tuesday, April 4th in Coor 5536 from 2:30 to 4:30.  Refreshments will be provided.  Bill is a long-time activist who has participated in numerous Indigenous initiatives in the national and international arenas since the early 1970s.

ILP Alumni & Friends Awards Ceremony & Reception – Announcing this year’s award recipients!

Happy to announce this year’s award recipients! Congratulations to Herb Yazzie and Matthew Lee Campbell for their dedication and leadership in Indian Country.

Awards will be presented at the 18th Annual ILP Alumni & Friends Awards Ceremony & Reception to be held April 6, 2017 (5-7:30 p.m.) at Shadow Lounge, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. We hope you will join us to celebrate their recognition! Don’t forget to send your RSVP to by March 30, 2017.

Pipeline to Law Workshop at University of Washington – June 14-18

This summer the Native American Pipeline to Law team will host a 5-day session to help students better understand the law school admissions process at University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, Washington. Housing provided and a limited number of LSAT Prep courses will be available for participating students. Space is limited, register soon!

Register for this workshop at:

June 14-18, 2017 at University of Washington
Application deadline: May 31, 2017

Download PDF Pipeline To Law Workshop – UW.