“A Day of Reckoning: Seizing this Sacred Moment to Restore Balance”
Wednesday, October 28, 6:00 PM
Free and open to the public
Featuring: Fawn Sharp
President of the Quinault Indian Nation
President of the National Congress of American Indians
The Rennard Strickland Lecture Series was established in 2006 to honor the legacy of Dean Rennard Strickland and to build on his contributions to the field of Indian law, to legal education, and to the Environmental and Natural Resources and Indian law programs in our law school. The theme of the lecture series is the examination of native leadership and vision for environmental stewardship in the 21stcentury. Past lecturers have been Professor Mary C. Wood, Professor William Rodgers, Professor Rebecca Tsosie, Assistant Secretary Larry Echo Hawk, Solicitor Hillary Tompkins, Deputy Solicitor Patrice Kunesh, Professor Robert Anderson, Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, Professor Robert Williams, Professor Carole Goldberg, Dean James Anaya, Professor Gerald Torres, and Mary Kathryn Nagle.
2019 Mary Kathyn Nagle
Tribal Sovereignty: The True Origins of Environmental Law
Mary Kathryn Nagle, a member of the Cherokee Nation and a partner at Pipestem Law, a firm that specializes in the sovereignty rights of tribal governments, spoke on the intersection of environmental law and tribal sovereignty.