2019 Wiring the Rez: Innovative Strategies for Business Development Via E-Commerce CLE Conference

Wiring the Rez:  Innovative Strategies for Business Development Via E-Commerce CLE Conference

The 5th Annual Tribal Government E-Commerce Conference

Jan. 31 – Feb. 1, 2019 / Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino / Chandler, AZ

The goal of this conference is to explore the issues surrounding the development of Tribal Digital Sovereignty and e-commerce in Indian Country. Experts will examine the shifting political, legal and tax landscape in Indian Country, explore modern business models including: tribal operation of technology and data centers, online lending, online sports betting, blockchain technology and crypto currencies. We will also review jurisdictional and regulatory complexities and address the necessity of fostering open dialogue with federal and state counterparts, and the possible implications to tribal sovereignty, and the ongoing need for tribes to finance and build infrastructures that facilitate economic growth on their reservations while complying with appropriate federal guidelines. Attorneys, scholars, financiers, tax, technology and gaming experts along with innovative tribal leaders will share strategies and practical implementations of diverse business models of current and future e-commerce and infrastructure enterprises to bridge the digital divide.

Who should attend: Tribal leaders, tribal government council members, lawyers practicing in Indian Country on and off the reservation, economic planning and development experts, media developers, business, finance and technology specialists, virtual casino managers & executives, online vendors and entrepreneurs, regulatory experts, scholars and students of Indian law.

Agenda & registration at: http://events.asucollegeoflaw.com/ilp-wiringtherez/

Early Rate ends on Jan. 4, 2019
Regular Rate ends Jan. 25, 2019
Non-Profit & Government Rate available  $300.00

Please join us in sunny Phoenix in January!  Registration is open.

11th Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture – Struggles in Federal Indian Law: Alaska Native Rights and the Katie John Litigation – 1/26

Thursday, January 26 • 4-6 p.m.
Beus Center for Law and Society
W. P. Carey Armstrong Foundation Great Hall
111 E. Taylor Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004

The 11th Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture will feature guest lecturer Professor Robert T. Anderson will review the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act and focus on the Katie John litigation over the right to fish at a traditional village and fish camp site by upper Ahtna people.

Anderson is a Professor and Director of the Native American Law Center at the University of Washington School Of Law, and is the Oneida Indian Nation Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School where he teaches annually.

This may qualify for 1.0 general CLE credit.

Free and open to the public. Food will be reserved to those who RSVP at law.asu.edu/canby. We hope to see you there.

Download and print pdf: 2018 Canby Anderson Flyer_CLE

Call for Presentations – ILP’s 4th Annual Tribal Government E-Commerce Conference

The ILP will be hosting its 4th Annual Tribal Government E-Commerce CLE Conference  on February 1 – 2, 2018 at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, Chandler,  Arizona.
We are seeking dynamic, engaging, and knowledgeable presenters in various focus areas. Please click here to see attached Call for Presentations for Wiring the Rez: Innovating Strategies for Business Development via E-Commerce CLE Conference.

Submission Date:  October 6, 2017

Job Opportunity – Associate

Echo Hawk & Olsen, PLLC

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Associate, Indian law practice group. A small firm based in Idaho with a regional Indian law practice (Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Arizona) dedicated to representing Native American interests is recruiting an Associate.  The Associate will work closely with Mark Echo Hawk in representing multiple tribes on matters involving federal Indian law, tribal law, litigation, ISDEAA matters, treaty rights, jurisdiction, taxation, TERO, economic development, etc.  Preferably the candidate has at least one year of experience practicing Indian law.  Interested applicants should send the following a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample to Mark Echo Hawk at mark@echohawk.com no later than June 30, 2017.

Recent job announcement provided by Turtle Talk

Tribal Transportation: Pathways to Infrastructure and Economic Development in Indian Country

Please click here to view the hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs United States Senate, March 13, 2017 on Tribal Transportation:  Pathways to Infrastructure and Economic Development in Indian Country with Carl Artman, Faculty Associate, facilitator.




Job Opportunity – Assistant Prosecutor


Ak-Chin Indian Community

Job Title: Assistant Prosecutor
Pay Range: $67,028 – $80,433.50 per annum
Reports to: Prosecutor
Closing Date: Monday, April 17, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Summary:      Under general direction of the Prosecutor, prosecutes cases on behalf of the Ak-Chin Indian Community. This is as an exempt position.

Minimum Qualifications:     Experience equivalent to two years of full time work providing legal counsel in a tribal, local government, or corporate setting, at least one year of trial work is preferred. Federal Indian Law course work or clinical experience in an Indian legal clinic or law school setting will be considered toward the required experience.  Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona and possess a Juris Doctorate.  Must posses a valid Arizona Driver’s License and be able to meet the Community’s insurance carrier requirements. (see list attached to application or on the website).

Download pdf job announcement: Assistant Prosecutor