Hamline Events

Healing Solutions for Our Tribal Communities CLE

Date: March 15, 2013
Time: 2:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Cost: The event is free and open to the public.
Contact: Deb Lange, dlange@hamline.edu or 651-523-2122
Location: Moot Court Room
Sponsor: The Anne Marie Fairbanks (Williams) Indigenous Law Forums at Hamline University School of Law
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The Anne Marie Fairbanks (Williams) Indigenous Law Forums presents "Healing Solutions for Our Tribal Communities."

Presentation include:
Ending the Trafficking of Native Women (Sarah Deer)
Professor Deer is an associate professor at William Mitchell College of Law and is a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma. Her scholarship focuses on the intersection of tribal law and victims’ rights.

Customary Adoptions (Anita Fineday)
Ms. Fineday is the managing director of the Indian Child Welfare Program for the Casey Family Programs. She holds a Master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and a JD from the University of Colorado School of Law.

Addressing Tribal Human Rights Abuses (Wenona T. Singel)
Professor Singel is an associate professor of law at Michigan State University College of Law and the associate director of the Indigenous Law & Policy Center. She teaches courses in the fields of federal Indian law and natural resources law, and her research and publications address the development of tribal legal systems and tribal accountability for human rights.

Presentations followed by a panel discussion will begin at 2:30 p.m., and a reception will follow at 5:15 p.m.

The Anne Marie Fairbanks (Williams) Indigenous Law Forums at Hamline University School of Law was established and is generously supported by Marilyn and Ron Mitsch. The Forums focus on legal issues facing indigenous peoples and include tribal court arguments, international indigenous law presentations and tribal law forums.