The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

42 Years of Protecting Native American Rights Lecture, Wed May 22nd

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42 Years of Protecting Native American Rights: A Lecture by John Echohawk

Wednesday, May 22nd at 5:30pm in Carson L01

John Echohawk, Executive Director of the Native American Rights Fund, will be giving a lecture on the current legal landscape of Federal Indian law, and how the Native American Rights Fund has advanced the sovereign rights of tribal nations in the US over the past 42 years. Mr. Echohawk will discuss paradigm-shifting changes in Federal Indian law, the effectiveness of legal action as a tool to secure Native American rights, sources and motivation for working in the public interest, and potential careers working on behalf of Native American tribes. Mr. Echohawk is a founding member of the Native American Rights Fund, and is recognized as one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America by the National Law Journal.
This event will receive funding from the Rockefeller Center Mini-Grants program.

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