Category Archives: Michigan Indian

Jeff Davis Accepting Tecumseh Award from Michigan State Bar Indian Law Section

Jeff Davis, Lynn Marie Johnson, and Bill Gregory The ever-humble Jeff Davis And the accompanying program on Michigan v. Bay Mills, featuring Riyaz Kanji, Kathryn Tierney, Louis Reinwasser, and Doug McIntyre

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NMAI Treaties Symposium Final Panel

Phil Deloria Hon. Brian Cladoosby Suzan Shown Harjo Kevin Gover Audience shots

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Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act Passed by Congress

House vote was yesterday. S. 1603 here. Committee Reports: S. Rept. 113-194; H. Rept. 113-590

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Michigan Journal of Race & Law Reunion This FRIDAY

I hope to have more pics to include later in the week but here’s a taste — copies of two of the first four issues of the Journal: Agenda here. My panel: Panel I: Beginnings 9:00-10:15 A.M. Moderator: Matthew Fletcher, ’97, Professor of … Continue reading

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MSU Native American Institute Director Job Posting

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY NATIVE AMERICAN INSTITUTE Position Announcement—National Search POSITION:                           Associate Professor/Professor and Director START DATE:                      On or about January 1, 2015 or as soon as a suitable candidate is selected APPOINTMENT:                Full-time (12 month): Tenure Position—Director duties for 5 … Continue reading

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Second Panel at CU

Rick Collins, Harold Bruff, Wenona Singel, Bill Wood Kristen Carpenter

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Introductory Remarks and Opening Panel at CU

Carla Fredericks and Rick Collins Kathryn (Candy) Tierney Fletcher

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Colorado Law Symposium on Bay Mills Decision

Wenona Singel and I are delighted and honored to speak at Colorado’s symposium on Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community. Thanks to Rick Collins, Sarah Krakoff, Carla Fredericks, Kristen Carpenter, and the rest of the great people at CU. In … Continue reading

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LTBB Judge Named Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly Woman of the Year

Here is “Tribal judge is named MiLW’s ‘Woman of the Year.’ This is outstanding news! Izhaadaa giizhigowaande! Read more: http://milawyersweekly.com/news/2014/09/11/tribal-judge-is-named-milws-woman-of-the-year/#ixzz3D6ZQmVne

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Free MIFPA Training — Sept. 25, 2014

Here: 092514 PA Final SCAO-Child Welfare Services is hosting a FREE live training program, The Michigan Indian Family Preservation Act Changes the Game: Turning ICWA from Chess to Checkers, in Grand Rapids on Thursday, September 25, 2014.

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