Category Archives: Announcements

NAICJA 2017 Conference RFP

The National American Indian Court Judges Association (NAICJA) invites presentation proposals for the 48th Annual National Tribal Judicial and Court Personnel Conference which will be held October 10-13, 2017, at the beautiful Isleta Resort & Casino in Albuquerque, NM. NAICJA’s Annual … Continue reading

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Breaking Ground at Standing Rock: The Dakota Access Pipeline and Environmental Justice

Download(PDF): Flyer ABA Environmental Justice Committee’s upcoming teleconference “BREAKING GROUND AT STANDING ROCK: The Dakota Access Pipeline and Environmental Justice” is taking place on April 13, 3:00PM- 4:00PM (EST).

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2017 Indigenous Law & Policy Center Fellowship Announcement

The Indigenous Law & Policy Center welcomes applications for the 2017–2018 Fellow position. Position Summary The ILPC Fellowship is a flexible position that offers one new law grad each year the chance to work in a setting that is both … Continue reading

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Richard Wagamese Walks On

A talented author who used his gifts to draw attention to the intergenerational trauma faced by his family and many others as a result of the Residential Schools in Canada. Such a loss at only 61 years old. Our deepest … Continue reading

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Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women as a Step Toward Empowerment – Event

Link to the announcement here TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER: Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women as a Step Towards Empowerment SAVE THE DATE Wednesday, March 15, 2017 10:30 a.m. Salvation Army 221 E 52nd St. (Downstairs Room) New York, NY 10022 … Continue reading

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How To Get Media Attention For Your Youth Who Are Making A Difference

Link: Registration The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is having a free webinar today, February 28, 2017, from 5-6PM ET. This webinar focuses on how you can get the attention of news agencies in your area. Participants will learn how … Continue reading

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NNABA Foundation Announces Bar Review Scholarships

Link: Foundation Scholarships PHOENIX — The National Native American Bar Association (NNABA) Foundation is excited to announce its Bar Review Scholarship Program. NNABA Foundation will award at least ten (10) $1,500 scholarships. The NNABA Foundation is partnering with regional American … Continue reading

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Alaska Tribal Court Selected for Dependency Court Project

The Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska Child Dependency Court under the leadership of Judge Debra O’Gara been selected by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) as one of six new courts to … Continue reading

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Congressional Resolution Aimed at Creating Awareness on Missing and Murdered American Indian and Alaska Native Women

Press release available press-release-hill-briefing-2_16_17 From the press release: “Indigenous women go missing twice—once in real life and a second time in the news” said Amanda Takes War Bonnet, Public Education Specialist of the Native Women’s Society of the Great Plains.  … Continue reading

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Nooksack Tribe Sues Interior for Refusing to Recognize Tribal Council, Fund Contracts

Download(PDF): Complaint for Injunction, Writ of Mandamus, Declaratory Judgment, and Other Relief

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